Russell Crowe separates from wife

  • Actor Russell Crowe has separated from his wife after nine years of marriage.

    Neither Crowe nor his musician wife, Danielle Spencer, were available for immediate comment.

    However, Don Spencer, Crowe’s father in law, confirmed the couple had split, adding that their main priority was the children.

    The couple married in 2003 and were seen as a solid partnership in showbiz circles.

    Crowe won an Oscar for his role in the 2000 movie Gladiator and was nominated for the same award for The Insider in 1999 and A Beautiful Mind in 2001.