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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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 2015 The Dressmaker (post-production)
Sergeant Farrat
 2014 Manny Gets Censored (Short) (completed)
Narrator (voice)
 2015 Strangerland
Detective David Rae
 2014/I Healing
Matt Perry
 2014 The Mule
Det. Tom Croft
 2013/I The Turning
Bob Lang (segment "Commission")
 2013 Mystery Road
Johnno
 2012 Cloud Atlas
Haskell Moore / Tadeusz Kesselring / Bill Smoke / ...
 2011 The Key Man
Vincent
 2010 Oranges and Sunshine
Jack
 2009 Last Ride
Kev
 2007 Transformers
Megatron (voice)
 2007 The Rose of Ba Ziz (Short)
Narrator (voice)
 2007 The Girl Who Swallowed Bees (Short)
Narrator (voice)
 2006 Happy Feet
Noah the Elder (voice)
 2005 V for Vendetta
V
 2004 Peaches
Alan
 2004 Everything Goes (Short)
Ray
 2003 Horseplay
Narrator (voice)
 2001 Russian Doll
Harvey
 2001 The Old Man Who Read Love Stories
Rubicondo (Dentist)
 1999 Strange Planet
Steven
 1999 Little Echo Lost (Short)
Echo Man
 1999 True Colours (Short)
Ed Kirwan
 1998 Babe: Pig in the City
Rex (voice)
 1998 The Interview
Eddie Rodney Fleming
 1998 Bedrooms and Hallways
Jeremy
 1998 The Kiss (Short)
Frank
 1995 What's Going On, Frank? (Short)
Strange Packer in Supermarket
 1995 Babe
Rex (voice)
 1994 Exile
Innes
 1993 The Custodian
Det. Church
 1993 Frauds
Jonathan Wheats
 1992 Road to Alice (Short)
Louis
 1991 Proof
Martin
 1990 ...Almost
Jake
 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:

Appeared in Goethe's "Egmont" - Sydney Opera House (1993). See more »

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

Height:

6' 2" (1.88 m)
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I think films have a limited ability to change the world, but that doesn't mean you don't stop trying. You do what's right for you, make the films you believe in, talk about the issues you believe in. The bigger the risk, the more chance you're going to be crucified, but you have to execute your beliefs in any way you can. In the end ['Cloud Atlas'] has something to say about love and hope and ... See more »

Trivia:

Weaving fractured his hip doing a stunt while in training for The Matrix (1999). He recovered and the fight scenes in the production were shifted to the end of the filming. Since Keanu Reeves had suffered a neck injury at around the same time, the delay worked well for both actors. While both actors required stunt doubles on The Matrix and its two sequels, they both trained for months in advance ... See more »

Trademark:

Often plays sinister villains or anti-heroes See more »

Star Sign:

Aries

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Hugo's GE Commercial as Agent Smith rfodchuk
One of THE best actors out there. seemore-3
Red Skull bryantiiimark
Priscilla Queen of the Desert, Hugo Weaving in drag. :D lgiampaglia
His voice...WOW! kln4
Picture: Hugo Weaving visits Peter Jackson on 'The Hobbit' set rfodchuk
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