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Hugh Jackman

Hugh Jackman was born in Sydney, New South Wales, to Grace McNeil (Greenwood) and Christopher John Jackman, an accountant. He is the youngest of five children. His parents, both English, moved to Australia shortly before his birth. He also has Greek (from a great-grandfather) and Scottish (from a grandmother) ancestry. Jackman has a communications ... See full bio »

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Nominated for 1 Oscar. Another 19 wins & 66 nominations. See more awards »

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 2016 Eddie the Eagle (post-production)
Bronson Peary
 2015 Pan
 2015 Me and Earl and the Dying Girl
Hugh Jackman
 2014 Night at the Museum: Secret of the Tomb
Hugh Jackman (uncredited)
 2013 Movie 43
Davis (segment "The Catch")
 2012 Rise of the Guardians
Bunny (voice)
 2012 CollegeHumor Originals (TV Series)
Hugh Jackman
- Hugh Jackman's Teacher Interview (2012) ... Hugh Jackman
 2011 X-Men: First Class
Logan / Wolverine (uncredited)
 2009 X-Men Origins: Wolverine (Video Game)
Logan / Wolverine (voice)
 2008 Australia
 2008 Uncle Jonny (Short)
Uncle Russell
 2007 Viva Laughlin (TV Series)
Nicky Fontana
- Pilot (2007) ... Nicky Fontana
 2006 Happy Feet
Memphis (voice)
 2006 Happy Feet (Video Game)
Memphis (voice)
 2006 Flushed Away
Roddy (voice)
 2006 X-Men: The Official Game (Video Game)
Wolverine (voice)
 2004 Making the Grade (TV Short)
Mr. Slattery
 2003 Standing Room Only (Short)
 2000 X-Men
Logan / Wolverine
 1999 Oklahoma! (TV Movie)
 1999 Erskineville Kings
 1999 Paperback Hero
Jack Willis
 1998 Halifax f.p. (TV Series)
Eric Ringer
- Afraid of the Dark (1998) ... Eric Ringer
 1995 Blue Heelers (TV Series)
Brady Jackson
- Just Desserts (1995) ... Brady Jackson
 1994 Law of the Land (TV Series)
Charles 'Chicka' McCray
- Win, Lose and Draw (1994) ... Charles 'Chicka' McCray
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Starred as Peter Allen in Australian arena tour of "The Boy from Oz" in late 2006. See more »

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15 Interviews | 30 Articles | 5 Pictorials | 27 Magazine Cover Photos | See more »

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Alternate Names:

Khyu Dzhekman | Hyû Jakkuman


6' 2" (1.88 m)

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On turning down the chance to play Richard Gere's character in the Harvey Weinstein-produced film Chicago (2002): I thought I was too young for the role. You have some 34-year-old guy up against Catherine Zeta-Jones and Renée Zellweger and it becomes a different movie. At one point, Harvey was telling me they were thinking of Kevin Spacey, and Ivtold him, 'That's exactly right. You should hire ... See more »


Had to shave off all of the hair on his head and chest for scenes in the last third of the movie The Fountain (2006). See more »


The role of Wolverine in the live-action X-Men films. See more »

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