That was over 21 years ago in 2000.
Today he is 57, and has starred in 52 movies in total, 30 since Gladiator was released.
In Gladiator, I think Russell Crowe looks:
Gladiator scores 8 out of 10 on The Movie Database.
Russell Crowe's first acting role was as 'Johnny' in The Crossing, released in 1990 when he was 26.