Hugh Jackman

Hugh Jackman

55 · Born: Oct 12, 1968

Personal Details

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BornOct 12, 1968 Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
Parents
  • Grace McNeil (Greenwood)
  • Christopher John Jackman
Relatives
  • Ralph Jackman (Sibling)
  • Ian Jackman (Sibling)
  • Sonya Jackman (Sibling)
  • Zoe Jackman (Sibling)
  • Half Sibling (Half Sibling)

Biography

Hugh Michael Jackman (born 12 October 1968) is an Australian actor. Beginning in theatre and television, he landed his breakthrough role as Wolverine / Logan in the X-Men film series (2000–2017),a tenure that earned him the Guinness World Record for "longest career as a live-action Marvel superhero". Jackman has received a Grammy Award, a Primetime Emmy Award, and two Tony Awards. During his career, Jackman has headlined films in various genres, including the romantic comedy Kate & Leopold (2001),the action-horror Van Helsing (2004),the drama The Prestige (2006),the period romance Australia (2008),the epic musical Les Misérables (2012),the thriller Prisoners (2013),the musical The Greatest Showman (2017),the political drama The Front Runner (2018),and the crime thriller Bad Education (2019). For his role as Jean Valjean in Les Misérables, Jackman was nominated for the Academy Award for Best Actor and won the Golden Globe Award for Best Actor – Motion Picture Musical or Comedy, and for The Greatest Showman, he received a Grammy Award for Best Soundtrack Album. He also provided voice roles in the animated films Flushed Away (2006),Rise of the Guardians (2012),and Missing Link (2019). Jackman is also known for his early theatre roles in Oklahoma! in 1998 and Carousel in 2002. On Broadway, Jackman won the 2004 Tony Award for Best Actor in a Musical for his role in The Boy from Oz. In 2021 he returned to the theatre as Harold Hill in the Broadway revival of The Music Man. A four-time host of the Tony Awards, he won an Emmy Award for hosting the 2005 ceremony. He also hosted the 81st Academy Awards in 2009. Jackman was appointed a Companion of the Order of Australia in the 2019 Queen's Birthday Honours for services to performing arts and to the global community.

Career

2024
Deadpool & Wolverine
Deadpool & Wolverine as Logan / Wolverine
2023
Oklahoma!
Oklahoma! as Curly McLain
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Koala Man
Koala Man as Big Greg (voice)
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Faraway Downs
Faraway Downs as Drover
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2022
The Son
The Son as Peter Miller
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Human Resources
Human Resources as Dante (voice)
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2021
Reminiscence
Reminiscence as Nicolas 'Nick' Bannister
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The Simpsons
The Simpsons as Janitor (voice)
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2019
Missing Link
Missing Link as Sir Lionel Frost (voice)
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Bad Education
Bad Education as Frank Tassone
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2018
The Front Runner
The Front Runner as Gary Hart
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2017
Logan
Logan as Logan / Wolverine / X-24
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The Greatest Showman
The Greatest Showman as P. T. Barnum
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2016
Molly: The Real Thing
Eddie the Eagle
Eddie the Eagle as Chuck Berghorn
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2015
Pan
Pan as Blackbeard
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Chappie
Chappie as Vincent Moore
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2014
X-Men: Days of Future Past
X-Men: Days of Future Past as Logan / Wolverine
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2013
Movie 43
Movie 43 as Davis (segment "The Catch")
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Prisoners
Prisoners as Keller Dover
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The Wolverine
The Wolverine as Logan / Wolverine
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2012
Rise of the Guardians
Rise of the Guardians as E. Aster Bunnymund (voice)
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Les Misérables
Les Misérables as Jean Valjean
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2011
Real Steel
Real Steel as Charlie Kenton
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Snow Flower and the Secret Fan
Butter
Butter as Boyd Bolton
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2009
X-Men Origins: Wolverine
X-Men Origins: Wolverine as James Logan / Wolverine / Weapon X
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2008
Uncle Jonny
Uncle Jonny as Uncle Russell
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The Burning Season
The Burning Season as Narrator
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Australia
Australia as The Drover
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Deception
Deception as Wyatt Bose
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2007
Viva Laughlin
Viva Laughlin as Nicky Fontana
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2006
Scoop
Scoop as Peter Lyman
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Flushed Away
Flushed Away as Roddy (voice)
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The Prestige
The Prestige as Robert Angier / Gerald Root
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X-Men: The Last Stand
X-Men: The Last Stand as Logan / Wolverine
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The Fountain
The Fountain as Tomás / Tom Creo / Tommy
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Happy Feet
Happy Feet as Memphis (voice)
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2004
Van Helsing: The London Assignment
Van Helsing: The London Assignment as Gabriel Van Helsing (voice)
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Van Helsing
Van Helsing as Van Helsing
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Halifax f.p.
Halifax f.p. as Eric Ringer
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Stories of Lost Souls
Stories of Lost Souls as Roger
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2003
X2
X2 as Logan / Wolverine
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2001
Someone Like You
Someone Like You as Eddie Alden
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Swordfish
Swordfish as Stanley Jobson
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Kate & Leopold
Kate & Leopold as Leopold
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2000
X-Men
X-Men as Logan / Wolverine
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1999
Erskineville Kings
Erskineville Kings as Wace
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Paperback Hero
Paperback Hero as Jack Willis
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1995
Correlli
Correlli as Kevin Jones
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2020
Marvel's Storyboards
2019
On Broadway
On Broadway
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2015
Dukale's Dream
2014
That Sugar Film
Interstellar: Nolan's Odyssey
2012
Show Me the Magic
2011
The Jonathan Ross Show
2010
Conan
Conan
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Oh My God
Oh My God
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The Director's Notebook
2001
HBO First Look