A spokesperson for actor Russell Crowe has denied reports the "Gladiator" star is dead.
New York City radio station Z100 reported the "Robin Hood" star had passed away on Thursday morning, prompting a flurry of internet and radio reports speculating about the story.
But a spokesperson for the 46-year-old actor has acted quickly to dismiss the sick rumor.
Crowe is the latest in a string of stars who have fallen victim to similar reports - the most recent being Zach Braff, Johnny Depp, Bill Cosby and Kanye West.
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