Russell Crowe's dad dies aged 85 


Russell Crowe’s dad dies aged 85 as the actor posts a gut-wrenching tribute

  • John Alexander passed away at his home in Coffs Harbour in New South Wales

Russell Crowe’s dad John Alexander has died aged 85. 

He passed away at his home in Coffs Harbour, in New South Wales.  

The Gladiator star announced his father’s passing on Twitter on Tuesday afternoon: ‘I arrived back in the bush last night.

‘Today, although the sun is shining and the torrential rain has abated, this date will forever be tinged with sadness. My dear old man, my beautiful dad, the most gentle of men, has passed away.’

Russell Crowe's dad John Alexander has died aged 85

Russell Crowe’s dad John Alexander has died aged 85

Crowe Senior was born in 1936 in New Zealand and passed away in Coffs Harbour, his home for the last 25 years.

Crowe, 56, is currently in Australia filming for his cameo appearance in Thor: Love and Thunder.

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