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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, and one of his paternal great-grandfathers was Greek. Jackman has a communications degree with a journalism major from... See full bio »

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Nominated for 1 Oscar. Another 19 wins & 55 nominations. See more awards »

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 2015 Chappie (post-production)
Vincent
 2013 Movie 43
Davis (segment "The Catch")
 2012 Rise of the Guardians
Bunny (voice)
 2012 CollegeHumor Originals (TV Series short)
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
Drover
 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)
Roger
 2000 X-Men
Logan / Wolverine
 1999 Oklahoma! (TV Movie)
Curly
 1999 Erskineville Kings
Wace
 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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He acted in Richard Rodgers and Oscar Hammerstein's musical, "Oklahoma!," in a National Theatre production at the Lyceum Theatre in London, England with Josefina Gabrielle, Maureen Lipman, Jimmy Johnston, Shuler Hensley, Vicki Simon, Peter Polycarpou, Rebecca Thornhill, and Marilyn Cutts in the cast. Trevor Nunn was director. See more »

Publicity Listings:

15 Interviews | 29 Articles | 5 Pictorials | 27 Magazine Cover Photos | See more »

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Alternate Names:

Khyu Dzhekman | Hyû Jakkuman

Height:

6' 2" (1.88 m)
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Personal Quote:

[on preparing to play "Keller Dover" in Prisoners (2013)] All the research I did was about sleep deprivation, because the movie takes place over eight or nine days. And when I read something from a father whose kid was gone, he said that the most maddening part of the whole thing is the powerlessness of the parent, knowing that the child is waiting for you and can't understand why you're not ... See more »

Trivia:

Vacationed with his family in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, staying at the world-famous Copacabana Palace Hotel. See more »

Trademark:

Renown for his fluent American accent See more »

Star Sign:

Libra

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