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Russell Ira Crowe (born April 7, 1964) is an Australian-New Zealand actor, film producer and musician. He played Maximus Decimus Meridius in Gladiator.


  • Over the course of the gladiatorial scenes, he sustained several injuries. He lost all feeling in his right forefinger for two years after a sword fight, aggravated an Achilles tendon injury, broke a foot bone, cracked a hip bone, and even popped a few bicep tendons out of their sockets.

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