Hugh Jackman

Biography

Born in Sydney of English parentage, and the youngest of five children, Jackman has a communications degree with a journalism major from the University of Technology Sydney. After graduating, he pursued drama at the Western Australian Academy of Performing Arts, immediately after which he was offered a starring role in the ABC-TV prison drama Correlli (1995), opposite his future wife Deborra-Lee Furness. Several TV guest roles followed, as an actor and variety compere. An accomplished singer, Jackman has starred as Gaston in the Australian production of "Beauty and the Beast." He appeared as Joe Gillis in the Australian production of "Sunset Boulevard." In 1998, he was cast as Curly in the Royal National Theatre's production of Trevor Nunn's Oklahoma. Jackman has made two feature films, the second of which, Erskineville Kings (1999), garnered him an Australian Film Institute nomination for Best Actor in 1999. Recently, he won the part of Logan/Wolverine in the Bryan Singer- directed comic-book movie X-Men (2000). In his spare time, Jackman plays piano, golf, and guitar, and likes to windsurf.

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Birth Name

Hugh Michael Jackman

Birth Place

Sydney, Nouvelle-Galles du Sud, Australie

Birth Date

10/12/1968
Known For
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X-Men: Days of Future Past

Logan / Wolverine

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X-Men

Logan / Wolverine

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X-Men Origins: Wolverine

Logan / Wolverine

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Logan

Logan / Wolverine

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The Wolverine

Logan

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Van Helsing

Van Helsing

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The Greatest Showman

P.T. Barnum

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Prisoners

Keller Dover

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Pan

Blackbeard

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Flushed Away

Roddy (voice)

Starring In
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Deadpool & Wolverine

Logan / Wolverine

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The Son

Peter

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Reminiscence

Nick Bannister

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Free Guy

Masked Player in Alley (voice)

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Daniel Day-Lewis - L'héritier

Self (archive footage)

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Bad Education

Frank Tassone

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Missing Link

Sir Lionel Frost (voice)

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Missing Link

Sir Lionel Frost (voice)

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On Broadway

Self

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Front Runner, The

Gary Hart

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The Greatest Showman

P.T. Barnum

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Logan

Logan / Wolverine

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X-Men: Apocalypse

Logan (uncredited)

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Eddie The Eagle

Bronson Peary

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Pan

Blackbeard

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Me and Earl and the Dying Girl

Hugh Jackman

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Chappie

Vincent Moore

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Night at the Museum: Secret of the Tomb

Self / Hugh Jackman (uncredited)

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X-Men: Days of Future Past

Logan / Wolverine

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Crystal Lake Memories: The Complete History of Friday the 13th

Self (archive footage) (uncredited)

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Prisoners

Keller Dover

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The Wolverine

Logan

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Movie 43

Davis (segment "The Catch")

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Six by Sondheim

Curly (archive footage)

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Les Misérables: The History of the World's Greatest Story

Self

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Les Misérables

Jean Valjean

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Rise of the Guardians

Bunny (voice)

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Butter

Boyd Bolton

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Real Steel

Charlie Kenton

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Snow Flower and the Secret Fan

Arthur

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Being Elmo: A Puppeteer's Journey

Himself (archive footage)

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X-Men Origins: Wolverine

Logan / Wolverine

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Australia

Drover

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Deception

Wyatt Bose

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Show Business - The Road to Broadway

Himself

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Flushed Away

Roddy (voice)

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The Prestige

Robert Angier

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The Fountain

Tomas / Tommy / Tom Creo

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Scoop

Peter Lyman

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Happy Feet

Memphis (voice)

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X-Men: The Last Stand

Logan / Wolverine

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The Rat tamer

Kevin Jones (10 episodes, 1995)

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He Changed Our World - Steve Irwin Memorial Tribute

Himself

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Stories of Lost Souls

Roger (segment "Standing Room Only") (archive footage)

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Van Helsing: The London Assignment

Gabriel Van Helsing (voice)

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Van Helsing

Van Helsing

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X-Men 2

Logan / Wolverine

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Kate & Leopold

Leopold

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De Superman à Spider-Man : L'aventure des super héros

Wolverine (archive footage)

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Someone Like You...

Eddie Alden

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Swordfish

Stanley

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Kate & Leopold

Leopold

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X-Men

Logan / Wolverine

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Oklahoma!

Curly

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Paperback Hero

Jack Willis

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Profile of a Serial Killer

Eric Ringer

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Wolverine

Logan

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Gallagher: Mad as Hell

Logan / Wolverine

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