‘This is a big reason they’re so compatible – they’re on the same wavelength about never expecting to find true love again.’ Russell Crowe and Terri Irwin during 2007 Australia Week Gala – Red Carpet in Los Angeles, California, United States.

Theresa Penelope "Terri" Irwin, AM is an Australian-based, American-born naturalist, author, the widow of Australian naturalist Steve Irwin and owner of Australia Zoo at Beerwah, Queensland, Australia.

She co-starred with her husband on The Crocodile Hunter, their unconventional television nature documentary series along with its spin-off series, Croc Files and The Crocodile Hunter Diaries.

‘It was only a matter of time before they fell in love.’ However, an Australian Zoo representative denied the rumours at the time whilst speaking with Daily Mail Australia and said: ‘All of these reports are completely false.

Russell Crowe was among the Australian dignitaries paying tribute to “Crocodile Hunter” Steve Irwin after he died in a freak incident in 2006, stung by the barb of a stingray while filming in the Great Barrier Reef.

A source speaking with the New Idea magazine said: ‘You can totally tell they’re into each other and have been for a very long time.’ FILE – In this June 18, 1999 file photo, Steve Irwin, “The Crocodile Hunter” holds a nine-foot female alligator accompanied by his American wife Terri at his “Australia Zoo” in Beerwah, Queensland, Australia.

At least 35 people have been killed and many more injured since 2000 in accidents on productions outside the United States run by major studios, as well as regional companies.

Terri and Russell are not dating and are certainly not planning a wedding.” The website Gossip Cop checked in with a representative for Crowe, who also said the actor is not dating Irwin.

He was a close friend of Steve Irwin and has remained good friends with Terri, but that’s it.

In 2006, Steve Irwin was killed by stingray in the waters off Australia while filming.