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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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Had the role of Gaston in musical of Beauty and the Beast 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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[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 »

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Has starred in four movies with Halle Berry: X-Men (2000), Swordfish (2001), X-Men 2 (2003), and X-Men: The Last Stand (2006). See more »

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Star Sign:

Libra

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