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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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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 »

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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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[on persistent rumors that he is gay despite being married to Deborra-Lee Furness for 17 years] If I was, I would be. I don't think - to me, it's not the most interesting thing about a person anyway, but I do get frustrated for Deb, because I see Deb go, 'Ah, this is crazy.' On some level it's a compliment, you know, because it only happens when you've got to a certain point in your career. See more »

Trivia:

Hugh was cast straight out of drama school playing Kevin Jones in a 10-part drama series aired on Australia's ABC called Correlli (1995), which was the original creation of actress Denise Roberts, who is also the principal director and CEO of Screenwise, Australia's leading film & TV school for actors in Sydney, Australia. See more »

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Star Sign:

Libra

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