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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)
Prisoners
Prisoners Keller Dover
(2013)
X-Men
X-Men Logan / Wolverine
(2000)

Filmography

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  The Front Runner (filming)
Gary Hart
 2017 Logan
Logan / X-24
 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-Men: 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
 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:

He acted in Richard Rodgers and Oscar Hammerstein's musical, "Oklahoma!," in a Royal National Theatre production at the Lyceum Theatre in London, England with Maureen Lipman, Josefina Gabrielle, Jimmy Johnston, Peter Polycarpou, Mark Heenehan, and Shuler Hensley 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:

[on preparing to play "Keller Dover" in Prisoners (2013)] All the research I did was about sleep deprivation, because the movie takes place over eight or nine days. And when I read something from a father whose kid was gone, he said that the most maddening part of the whole thing is the powerlessness of the parent, knowing that the child is waiting for you and can't understand why you're not ... See more »

Trivia:

Has started his own movie-production company, Seed Productions, with his friend John Palermo. The first films they will be producing with this company are X-Men: The Last Stand (2006) and the Wolverine spin-off. See more »

Trademark:

The role of Wolverine in the live-action X-Men films. See more »

Star Sign:

Libra

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