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.
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[on the look he wanted for X-Men Origins: Wolverine
(2009)] I had this image in my head of De Niro in that remake of Cape Fear
(1991). You were terrified of that character from the moment he took his shirt off and you saw all the tats; you know he was this coiled spring that would rip your head off, no matter how nonchalant he acted. That's who Wolverine is.
As of 2011, he holds the record for playing the same comic book character (Marvel Comics' "Wolverine") more times than any other actor, in this case, 5 films. Prior to that, the record was held by Christopher Reeve
, who played DC Comics' "Superman" in 4 films.
Renown for his fluent American accent