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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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Nominated for 1 Oscar. Another 19 wins & 66 nominations. See more awards »

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Played the role of Joe Gillis in the Australian production of "Sunset Boulevard" in 1996. See more »

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15 Interviews | 30 Articles | 5 Pictorials | 27 Magazine Cover Photos | See more »

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Khyu Dzhekman | Hyû Jakkuman


6' 2" (1.88 m)

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If ever there was any doubt about whether or not people wanted their comic book heroes dark and vulnerable, I think X-Men (2000) started this idea, and The Dark Knight (2008) last year really confirmed it. Audiences want to see that, they want to see the superhero's frailties, their doubts, and their battles. See more »


Godfather of Rupert Murdoch's daughters Grace and Chloe. See more »


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