John Nash, the Nobel Prize-winning mathematician who was depicted in the 2001 film "A Beautiful Mind," died Saturday in a car accident. Russell Crowe, who portrayed Nash in the film, tweeted on Sunday about the Nobel laureate. Stunned...my heart goes out to John & Alicia & family. An amazing partnership. Show More Summary
Sad news: John Nash, the Nobel Prize-winning mathematician, has died at age 86 in a New Jersey car crash. Also killed was his wife, Alicia. The Nashes were portrayed by Russell Crowe and Jennifer Connelly in the 2001 film A Beautiful Mind, which delved into Nash’s struggles with mental illness. Read more...
Nash's bisexuality was not mentioned in the Oscar-winning "Beautiful Mind" starring Russell Crowe.
Image: John O'BoylePrinceton University mathematician John Forbes Nash Jr., played by Russell Crowe as the subject of the film A Beautiful Mind, and his wife of nearly 60 years died Saturday in a taxi crash on the New Jersey Turnpike. Show More Summary
Russell Crowe is mourning the loss of John Forbes Nash, Jr., the mathematician who inspired A Beautiful Mind and was killed on Saturday in a car crash at the age of 86. John Nash’s wife, Alicia, 82, was also killed in the crash. Russell...Show More Summary
The Nobel Prize winner who struggled with schizophrenia was portrayed by Russell Crowe in the 2001 film, died with has wife in a taxi on the New Jersey Turnpike, officials say. He was 86.
Back in 2001, Russell Crowe moved movie viewers all over the world with his portrayal of mathematician John Nash in A Beautiful Mind. Sadly, we've all lost that beautiful mind now, as Nash, 86, died in a taxi accident on the New Jersey turnpike, along with his wife Alicia Nash, 82. According to police, the couple didn't [...]
Russell Crowe is “stunned” following the death of mathematician John Nash, the man he played in the film A Beautiful Mind back in 2001. “Stunned…my heart goes out to John & Alicia & family. An amazing partnership. Beautiful minds, beautiful hearts,” the 51-year-old actor tweeted after hearing the news. Russell was nominated for an Oscar [...]
The Nobel Prize-winning mathematician who was the inspiration for Russell Crowe's character in "A Beautiful Mind" is dead, along with his wife, after a fatal taxi crash. John Forbes Nash, Jr. and his wife Alicia were in the back of a cab on the New…
James Lawther at SquawkPoint watched "The Replacements" and wonders how often motivational speeches work. He mentions several great ones from the movies. I'd add: George C. Scott in "Patton." Russell Crowe in "Master and Commander." Peter Finch in "Network." And, of course, this one from "Gettysburg."
Remember that time Russell Crowe blamed the lack of roles for older women in Hollywood on the fact that they refuse to play parts their age? Well in case you needed any more proof that his statement is absolute crap, look no further than the latest example of egregious Hollywood sexism. Read the rest
An animated sketch by CollegeHumor reveals what it would be like if movie characters said the things their actors tweeted. The video features strange tweets by Russell Crowe, Tom Cruise, the cast of The Fast & The Furious, and more.
First it was Russell Crowe. Then, CNN's Anderson Cooper, who really should have known better. Now, Salman Rushdie, of all people, appears to have fooled by ClickHole, The Onion's year-old website that aims to parody the likes of BuzzFeed and Upworthy.
On last weekend’s episode of “Last Week Tonight,” John Oliver had a few choice words to say about my homeland. Australia, he said, is not just the country that gave the world Russell Crowe—it is, in many ways, “the Russell Crowe of countries.”The focus of Oliver’s mockery was Austral
New Zealanders have to fight for ownership of everything — from the pavlova to the Russell Crowe — but no longer will they have to fight for their flag. The kind people of the New Zealand government are allowing the public to submit designs for a revamped national icon. Show More Summary
Five years ago today, Russell Crowe stormed out of a BBC interview and a viral obsession was born
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You hear all kinds of stories about the unusual places where Academy Award winners subsequently keep their prized statues. Emma Thompson (as well as many others) keeps hers on display in the bathroom, Russell Crowe stores his in the midst of a chicken coop, and others have them stashed out of sight in closets or flaunted them in family trophy cases. Show More Summary
ClickHole included a fake quote from Crowe in their daily "They Said What?!" feature, and Crowe proved that he has no idea what Internet humor is. "What the shit is a ClickHole?" (via Getty Images/ClickHole) Welcome to The Internet, Old Man Crowe! I think you're gonna like it here. Show More Summary
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