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Hugh Jackman


Born in Sydney, to English parents, and the youngest of five children, Jackman has a communications degree with a journalism major from the University of Technology Sydney. After graduating, he pursued drama at the Western Australian Academy of Performing Arts, immediately after which he was offered a starring role in the ABC-TV prison drama ... See full bio »

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Nominated for 1 Oscar. Another 17 wins & 50 nominations. See more awards »

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Other Works:

2005: Several TV commercials for Foxtel Digital. See more »

Publicity Listings:

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

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Alternate Names:

Hyû Jakkuman

Height:

6' 2" (1.88 m)
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Personal Quote:

[re working in Prisoner (2012) with director Denis Villeneuve] The common thing in cases like these is the ticking clock. Your hands start to shake, you forget things, you become unreasonable. [Villeneuve pushed us to] a place that is instinctive and primal. What he encouraged was a sense of abandon. It was ultimately very freeing. See more »

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Lives in New York City, New York. See more »

Trademark:

Ruggedly handsome features

Star Sign:

Libra

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