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Hugh Jackman


Hugh Michael Jackman is an Australian actor, singer, multi-instrumentalist, dancer and producer. Jackman has won international recognition for his roles in major films, notably as superhero, period, and romance characters. He is best known for his long-running role as Wolverine in the X-Men film series, as well as for his lead roles in the ... See full bio »

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Nominated for 1 Oscar. Another 22 wins & 78 nominations. See more awards »

Known For

The Prestige
The Prestige Robert Angier
(2006)
X-Men: Days of Future Past
X-Men: Days of Future Past Logan / Wolverine
(2014)
X-Men
X-Men Logan / Wolverine
(2000)
The 81st Annual Academy Awards
The 81st Annual Academy Awards Himself - Host / Performer
(2009)

Filmography

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 2018 Broadway 4D (completed)
Curly
 2018 The Front Runner (post-production)
Gary Hart
 2017 The Greatest Showman (completed)
P.T. Barnum
 2017 Logan
Logan / X-24
 2016 X-Men: Apocalypse
Logan (uncredited)
 2016 Eddie the Eagle
Bronson Peary
 2015 Pan
Blackbeard
 2015 Chappie
Vincent Moore
 2015 Me and Earl and the Dying Girl
Hugh Jackman
 2014 Night at the Museum: Secret of the Tomb
Hugh Jackman (uncredited)
 2014 X-Men: Days of Future Past
Logan / Wolverine
 2013 Prisoners
Keller Dover
 2013 The Wolverine
Logan
 2013 Movie 43
Davis (segment "The Catch")
 2012 Les Misérables
Jean Valjean
 2012 Rise of the Guardians
Bunny (voice)
 2012 CollegeHumor Originals (TV Series)
Hugh Jackman
- Hugh Jackman's Teacher Interview (2012) ... Hugh Jackman
 2011 Saturday Night Live (TV Series)
Daniel Radcliffe
- Ben Stiller/Foster the People (2011) ... Daniel Radcliffe (uncredited)
 2011 Real Steel
Charlie Kenton
 2011 Butter
Boyd Bolton
 2011 X: First Class
Logan / Wolverine (uncredited)
 2009 X-Men Origins: Wolverine (Video Game)
Logan / Wolverine (voice)
 2009 X-Men Origins: Wolverine
Logan / Wolverine
 2008 Australia
Drover
 2008/I Deception
Wyatt Bose
 2008 Uncle Jonny (Short)
Uncle Russell
 2007 Viva Laughlin (TV Series)
Nicky Fontana
- Pilot (2007) ... Nicky Fontana
 2006 Happy Feet
Memphis (voice)
 2006 Flushed Away
Roddy (voice)
 2006 The Prestige
Robert Angier
 2006 The Fountain
Tomas / Tommy / Tom Creo
 2006 Scoop
Peter Lyman
 2006 X-Men: The Last Stand
Logan / Wolverine
 2006 X-Men: The Official Game (Video Game)
Wolverine (voice)
 2004 Van Helsing (Video Game)
Van Helsing (voice)
 2004 Van Helsing
Van Helsing
 2004 Van Helsing: The London Assignment (Video short)
Gabriel Van Helsing (voice)
 2004 Making the Grade (TV Short)
Mr. Slattery
 2003 Standing Room Only (Short)
Roger
 2003 X2
Logan / Wolverine
 2001 Kate & Leopold
Leopold
 2001 Swordfish
Stanley
 2001 Someone Like You...
Eddie Alden
 2000 X-Men
Logan / Wolverine
 1999 Oklahoma! (TV Movie)
Curly
 1999 Erskineville Kings
Wace
 1999 Paperback Hero
Jack Willis
 1998 Halifax f.p. (TV Series)
Eric Ringer
- Afraid of the Dark (1998) ... Eric Ringer
 1996 Snowy River: The McGregor Saga (TV Series)
Duncan Jones
- The Grand Opening (1996) ... Duncan Jones
- The Grand Duke (1996) ... Duncan Jones
- Prince of Hearts (1996) ... Duncan Jones
- Comeback (1996) ... Duncan Jones
- Black Sheep (1996) ... Duncan Jones
 1995 Blue Heelers (TV Series)
Brady Jackson
- Just Desserts (1995) ... Brady Jackson
 1995 Correlli (TV Series)
Kevin Jones
- Rumours (1995) ... Kevin Jones
- Revelations (1995) ... Kevin Jones
- An Early Release (1995) ... Kevin Jones
- Wishin' and Hopin' (1995) ... Kevin Jones
- Spoons (1995) ... Kevin Jones
 1994 Law of the Land (TV Series)
Charles 'Chicka' McCray
- Win, Lose and Draw (1994) ... Charles 'Chicka' McCray
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Other Works:

He acted in Richard Rodgers and Oscar Hammerstein's musical, "Oklahoma!," in a National Theatre production at the Lyceum Theatre in London, England with Josefina Gabrielle, Maureen Lipman, Jimmy Johnston, Shuler Hensley, Vicki Simon, Peter Polycarpou, Rebecca Thornhill, and Marilyn Cutts in the cast. Trevor Nunn was director. See more »

Publicity Listings:

17 Interviews | 33 Articles | 5 Pictorials | 30 Magazine Cover Photos | See more »

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Alternate Names:

Khyu Dzhekman | Hyû Jakkuman

Height:

6' 2½" (1.89 m)
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Personal Quote:

Nine out of 10 characteristics of Wolverine I don't share, but aggression is a primal thing and needs to be exercised in some way. When I was younger I was very explosive. I used to let most of it out playing rugby. I'm not as explosive now but in a sense it's still there. It's in our DNA ... far better to have it in a controlled violent environment. So in a way playing Wolverine is good therapy. See more »

Trivia:

Often his wife and, sometimes, members of his family stay with him while he is shooting on location. See more »

Trademark:

Muscular physique See more »

Star Sign:

Libra

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