Bin Laden’s Foiled Plot to Kidnap Russell Crowe

The FBI told the Gladiator star of the suspected al-Qaeda terrorists who wanted to abduct him ahead of the Oscars.

Russell Crowe in Gladiator

A few months before Russell Crowe won an Oscar for his role as Maximus Decimus Meridius in Gladiator, a group of FBI agents knocked on his hotel room door.