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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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He acted in Richard Rodgers and Oscar Hammerstein's musical, "Oklahoma!," in a Royal National Theatre production at the Lyceum Theatre in London, England with Maureen Lipman, Josefina Gabrielle, Jimmy Johnston, Peter Polycarpou, Mark Heenehan, and Shuler Hensley 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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I'm a typical actor. Someone picks me up in the morning, they give me something to wear, tell me what to say, feed me and send me home. See more »

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In the X-Men movies, he plays Wolverine; in Van Helsing (2004), he goes after a monster called The Wolfman. See more »

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Renown for his fluent American accent See more »

Star Sign:

Libra

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