Beyond the Barricades: Les MisÚrables' Javert

By Playbill Staff
08 Mar 2014

Russell Crowe
Universal Pictures
Russell Crowe, an Academy Award winner for his performance in "Gladiator," created the role of Javert for the screen in the star-studded film adaptation of Les Misérables. The actor, who was Oscar-nominated for "A Beautiful Mind" and "The Insider," has also been seen in "L.A. Confidential," "Master and Commander: The Far Side of the World," "Cinderella Man," "3:10 to Yuma," "American Gangster," "Body of Lies" and "Robin Hood," among others.