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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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 2017 Logan
Logan
 2016 X-Men: Apocalypse
Logan (uncredited)
 2015 Pan
Blackbeard
 2013 Movie 43
Davis (segment "The Catch")
 2012 Rise of the Guardians
Bunny (voice)
 2011 X: First Class
Logan / Wolverine (uncredited)
 2009 X-Men Origins: Wolverine (Video Game)
Logan / Wolverine (voice)
 2008 Australia
Drover
 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 X-Men: The Official Game (Video Game)
Wolverine (voice)
 2004 Van Helsing (Video Game)
Van Helsing (voice)
 2004 Making the Grade (TV Short)
Mr. Slattery
 2003 Standing Room Only (Short)
Roger
 2003 X2
Logan / Wolverine
 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
 1995 Blue Heelers (TV Series)
Brady Jackson
- Just Desserts (1995) ... Brady Jackson
 1994 Law of the Land (TV Series)
Charles 'Chicka' McCray
- Win, Lose and Draw (1994) ... Charles 'Chicka' McCray
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Other Works:

Stage Play: The Boy From Oz [From Down Under to over the top]. Musical. Music by Peter Allen [posthumous]. Lyrics by Peter Allen. Book by Martin Sherman. Original book by Nick Enright. Music orchestrated by Michael Gibson. Musical Director: Patrick Vaccariello. Additional music by Burt Bacharach, Jeff Barry, Michael Callen, Christopher ... See more »

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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:

Now I meet people with full-color Wolverine tattoos on their backs. Thank God I did okay, because I think if I handn't, they'd spit on me in the street. - on his role of Wolverine. See more »

Trivia:

Is the subject of a running joke in Scrubs (2001) where John C. McGinley's character, Dr Cox, has an unexplained but deep hatred of him and frequently expresses a wish to hurt him. See more »

Trademark:

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Star Sign:

Libra

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