Viola Davis was born in South Carolina in 1965. As a child, she studied at the Young People's School for the Performing Arts in Rhode Island. She graduated from Rhode Island College with a degree in Theater in 1988. She then attended Juilliard for four years.
Her first speaking film role was in th...(more)
Russell Crowe was born in 1964 in Wellington, New Zealand. His parents were film caterers. He started his career as a musician. His first real acting job was in the stage version of the Rocky Horror Picture Show. As is required of all Australian/Kiwi actors, he got a part on the daytime soap Neighbours...(more)