Roger Ailes

Played by Russell Crowe

Roger Ailes

The founder and head of Fox News Channel, Roger builds the most successful cable news operation the country has ever seen. Brilliant, tenacious and combative, he molds his platform into the mouthpiece for his beloved Republican Party and staunch conservative values. Roger is both bully and charmer, standing atop the media landscape for years until the revelations of his demeaning and sexualized treatment of women leads to his downfall.

The founder and head of Fox News Channel, Roger builds the most successful cable news operation the country has ever seen. Brilliant, tenacious and combative, he molds his platform into the mouthpiece for his beloved Republican Party and staunch conservative values. Roger is both bully and charmer, standing atop the media landscape for years until the revelations of his demeaning and sexualized treatment of women leads to his downfall.

Russell Crowe

Russell Crowe is a three-time Best Actor Oscar nominee, winning for GLADIATOR. He is also a five-time Golden Globe nominee as Best Actor in a Motion Picture – Drama, winning that award (as well as BAFTA and the SAG honors for Lead Actor) for his Oscar nominated performance in A BEAUTIFUL MIND. Crowe’s work in THE INSIDER earned him nominations from the Oscars, Golden Globes, BAFTA and SAG. The long list of films in which he played memorable roles also includes ROMPER STOMPER, L.A. CONFIDENTIAL, MASTER AND COMMANDER: THE FAR SIDE OF THE WORLD, CINDERELLA MAN, AMERICAN GANGSTER, STATE OF PLAY, ROBIN HOOD, LES MISÉRABLES and BOY ERASED.

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