That’s what fans where saying when a bushy faced Russell Crowe turned-up for a charity screening of ‘Gladiator’ in Rome.
It has been over 17 years since Crowe played hunky Maximus in the blockbuster.
But the Oscar winning star, now 54, looked very different from his Hollywood heyday while posing for photos at the Parco Archeologico del Colosseo in Rome.
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He wore a dapper blue suit with a maroon tie but his face was covered with a thick facial beard and he has put on a lot of weight too.
Crowe’s Gladiator co star Connie Nielsen, 52, looked stunning standing beside him on the red carpet.
Despite his appearance Crowe was well received by his fans who attended the event.
The former hell raiser actor finalized his divorce from wife Danielle Spencer in April.
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He recently sold $3.7million worth of Hollywood memorabilia in his ‘The Art of Divorce’ auction.
The couple originally split back in 2012, have two sons, Tennyson and Charles.
It has been reported that Spencer received $20 million as a divorce settlement plus the couple’s $11 million mansion in Sydney.
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