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Hugo Weaving

Hugo Wallace Weaving was born on April 4, 1960 in Nigeria, to English parents Anne (Lennard), a tour guide and teacher, and Wallace Weaving, a seismologist. Hugo has an older brother, Simon, and a younger sister, Anna, who both also live and work in Australia. During his early childhood, the Weaving family spent most of their time traveling ... See full bio »

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The Matrix
The Matrix Agent Smith
V for Vendetta
Captain America: The First Avenger
Captain America: The First Avenger Johann Schmidt / Red Skull
Cloud Atlas
Cloud Atlas Haskell Moore / Tadeusz Kesselring / Bill Smoke / Nurse Noakes / Boardman Mephi / Old Georgie


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 2017 Jasper Jones (completed)
Mad Jack Lionel
 2016 Hacksaw Ridge
Tom Doss
 2015/I The Dressmaker
Sergeant Farrat
 2015 Strangerland
 2014/I Healing
Matt Perry
 2014 The Mule
Det. Tom Croft
 2013/I The Turning
Bob Lang (segment "Commission")
 2013 Mystery Road
 2012 Cloud Atlas
Haskell Moore / Tadeusz Kesselring / Bill Smoke / ...
 2011 Happy Feet 2
Noah the Elder (voice)
 2011 The Key Man
 2010 Oranges and Sunshine
 2009 Last Ride
 2007 Transformers
Megatron (voice)
 2006 Happy Feet
Noah the Elder (voice)
 2005 V for Vendetta
 2005 Little Fish
 2004 Peaches
 2003 Horseplay
Narrator (voice)
 2001 Russian Doll
 2001 The Old Man Who Read Love Stories
Rubicondo (Dentist)
 2000 The Magic Pudding
Bill Barnacle (voice)
 1999 Strange Planet
 1998 Babe: Pig in the City
Rex (voice)
 1998 The Interview
Eddie Rodney Fleming
 1998 Bedrooms and Hallways
 1997 True Love and Chaos
 1995 Babe
Rex (voice)
 1994 Exile
 1993 The Custodian
Det. Church
 1993 Frauds
Jonathan Wheats
 1993 Reckless Kelly
Sir John
 1991 Proof
 1990 ...Almost
 1987 The Right Hand Man
Ned Devine
 1986 For Love Alone
Johnathan Crow
 1986 Sky Pirates
Thug (uncredited)
 1981 ...Maybe This Time
Student 2
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Other Works:

: Plays Judge Brack in Ibsen's "Hedda Gabler" (adapated by Andrew Upton - Brooklyn Academy of Music, New York City, New York, USA. See more »

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2 Interviews | 1 Article | 4 Magazine Cover Photos | See more »


6' 2" (1.88 m)

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I do love working in Australia. Generally, the budgets are smaller, the crews are smaller and generally you work at a fast pace. That gives you energy. At the end of the day, you've worked a lot but you don't feel tired. On the big ones, you sit around a lot. That really saps your energy. See more »


Nominated for the 2005 Helpmann Award for Best Male Actor in a Supporting Role in a Play for his performance in "Hedda Gabler". See more »


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Hugo's GE Commercial as Agent Smith rfodchuk
Red Skull bryantiiimark
His voice...WOW! kln4
One of THE best actors out there. seemore-3
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