As a documentary filmmaker, Crowe recently produced David Crosby: Remember My Name and other projects, including Pearl Jam Twenty, Elton John and Leon Russell: The Union. He also crafted Almost Famous: The Musical, which premiered at San Diego’s Old Globe Theatre to critical acclaim and packed houses in 2019. The production is expected to transfer to Broadway.
Crowe won an Original Screenplay Oscar in 2001 for his movie Almost Famous, which he directed and produced. That film was loosely based on his own life as the young correspondent for Rolling Stone magazine, where he was hired at age 15 and interviewed the likes of Bob Dylan, David Bowie and Led Zeppelin.
He later created the Showtime