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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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Known For

The Matrix
The Matrix Agent Smith
(1999)
V for Vendetta
(2005)
Captain America: The First Avenger
Captain America: The First Avenger Johann Schmidt / Red Skull
(2011)
Cloud Atlas
Cloud Atlas Haskell Moore / Tadeusz Kesselring / Bill Smoke / Nurse Noakes / Boardman Mephi / Old Georgie
(2012)

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 2017 Jasper Jones (completed)
Mad Jack Lionel
  Black 47 (filming)
Hannah
 2015 Strangerland
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)
 2006 Happy Feet
Noah the Elder (voice)
 2005 V for Vendetta
V
 2004 Peaches
Alan
 2003 Horseplay
Narrator (voice)
 2001 Russian Doll
Harvey
 2001 The Old Man Who Read Love Stories
Rubicondo (Dentist)
 2000 The Magic Pudding
Bill Barnacle (voice)
 1999 Strange Planet
Steven
 1998 Babe: Pig in the City
Rex (voice)
 1998 The Interview
Eddie Rodney Fleming
 1998 Bedrooms and Hallways
Jeremy
 1997 True Love and Chaos
Morris
 1995 Babe
Rex (voice)
 1994 Exile
Innes
 1993 The Custodian
Det. Church
 1993 Frauds
Jonathan Wheats
 1993 Reckless Kelly
Sir John
 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:

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

Publicity Listings:

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

Height:

6' 2" (1.88 m)
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Personal Quote:

I'm 'of the world'. There was a time when I thought, 'Oh, I must go back to England. I feel English.' Then I went and the longer I was away, the more Australian I felt. Now, I've come back here and I don't feel entirely Australian. But I certainly feel like this is my country. This is where I live and this is where I want to work. See more »

Trivia:

Sister Anna-Jane Weaving had a brief singing career in Paris, France in the mid-1980s. See more »

Trademark:

Roles in science fiction and fantasy films See more »

Star Sign:

Aries

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