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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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 2015 Pan
Blackbeard
 2013 Taylor Swift: Everything Has Changed (Video short) (uncredited)
 2013 Movie 43
Davis (segment "The Catch")
 2012 Rise of the Guardians
Bunny (voice)
 2011 X-Men: First Class
Logan / Wolverine (uncredited)
 2009 X-Men Origins: Wolverine (Video Game)
Logan / Wolverine (voice)
 2008 Australia
Drover
 2008 Uncle Jonny (Short)
Uncle Russell
 2007 Viva Laughlin (TV Series)
Nicky Fontana
- Pilot (2007) ... Nicky Fontana
 2006 Happy Feet
Memphis (voice)
 2006 Happy Feet (Video Game)
Memphis (voice)
 2006 Flushed Away
Roddy (voice)
 2006 X-Men: The Official Game (Video Game)
Wolverine (voice)
 2004 Making the Grade (TV Short)
Mr. Slattery
 2003 Standing Room Only (Short)
Roger
 2000 X-Men
Logan / Wolverine
 1999 Oklahoma! (TV Movie)
Curly
 1999 Erskineville Kings
Wace
 1999 Paperback Hero
Jack Willis
 1998 Halifax f.p. (TV Series)
Eric Ringer
- Afraid of the Dark (1998) ... Eric Ringer
 1995 Blue Heelers (TV Series)
Brady Jackson
- Just Desserts (1995) ... Brady Jackson
 1994 Law of the Land (TV Series)
Charles 'Chicka' McCray
- Win, Lose and Draw (1994) ... Charles 'Chicka' McCray
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Had the role of Gaston in musical of Beauty and the Beast See more »

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16 Interviews | 31 Articles | 5 Pictorials | 28 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 maintaining privacy in his life] With paparazzi, I'm constantly trying to see my kids' view of the situation - that if I start flipping the bird or throwing punches how frightening it would be for them. So I'm constantly sitting on it? Yeah. Would I like to handle it differently? Yes. 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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Renown for his fluent American accent See more »

Star Sign:

Libra

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