Played the role of Joe Gillis in the Australian production of "Sunset Boulevard" in 1996.
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There is something very secretive about the way they cast that role. I've never had an official call asking: 'Are you interested or not?' but there's no guy I know who wouldn't want that role -- and that includes me. Anyone who says otherwise is lying. [on the now (Nov. 2004) opened spot for the next James Bond]
Hugh credits his good friend Russell Crowe
with catapulting his career into super stardom. After Crowe turned down the lead in X-Men
(2000), he personally recommended Jackman to director Bryan Singer
for the part.
Renown for his fluent American accent