Russell Crowe

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Russell Crowe was nominated three consecutive times for a Best Actor Academy Award® for his work in The Insider, Gladiator and A Beautiful Mind. He won the award for his performance in Gladiator. How did it feel to win?

"It was pretty big. It was probably the most adrenalized I've ever been in my life. You see people do it year after year, but you're sitting there not expecting a single thing. … It was like the earth dropped away from me!"