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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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 2016 Jasper Jones (post-production)
Mad Jack Lionel
 2016 Hacksaw Ridge (post-production)
Tom Doss
 2015/I The Dressmaker
Sergeant Farrat
 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
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 2011 Happy Feet 2
Noah the Elder (voice)
 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
 2005 Little Fish
Lionel
 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:

His credits with the Sydney Theatre Company include: Astrov in Chekhov's "Uncle Vanya" (2010), John in "Riflemind" by Andrew Upton (2007), Ibsen's "Hedda Gabler" (2004, also NYC), Henry in "The Real Thing" by Tom Stoppard (2003), Webster's "The White Devil" (2000), Bernard in "Arcadia" by Tom Stoppard (1994), "Three" (1993), Irwin in "The Secret Rapture" by David Hare (1990), ... 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 I said something like The Interview (1998) was the most fulfilling experience from an acting point of view. And it definitely was. That was a combination of working with a director who was very open and very prepared, and ... working with [co-star] Tony Martin - just sitting opposite him every day, which is pretty much what we did because the film is essentially a dialog between two men. See more »

Trivia:

Has suffered from epileptic seizures since he was age 13. Because of this, he made the decision early on not to drive and he has never had a driver's license. In a 2006 interview, Weaving noted he hasn't suffered a seizure in years, but is still reluctant to get a driver's license because "I'm so used to not driving, I'm scared of what I'd do.". See more »

Trademark:

Calm, reserved delivery of his lines. See more »

Star Sign:

Aries

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