• 12 October 1968
  • Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
  • Male
  • Australian

Hugh Jackman

Biography

Hugh Michael Jackman is an Australian actor, singer, and producer. He is best known for playing Wolverine in the X-Men film series from 2000 to 2018, a role for which he holds the Guinness World Record for "longest career as a live-action Marvel superhero". Jackman is also recognised for his lead roles in films such as the romantic comedy Kate & Leopold (2001), the action film Van Helsing (2004), the drama The Prestige (2006), the fantasy drama The Fountain (2006), the period romance Australia (2008), the film version of Les Misérables (2012), the thriller Prisoners (2013), and the musical The Greatest Showman (2017), for which he received a Grammy Award for Best Soundtrack Album. For playing Jean Valjean in Les Misérables, he was nominated for the Academy Award for Best Actor and won the Golden Globe Award for Best Actor – Motion Picture Musical or Comedy. In Broadway theatre, Jackman won the 2004 Tony Award for Best Actor in a Musical for his role in The Boy from Oz. 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. (cc-by-sa wikipedia)

Filmography

Movie NameRelease Date
X-Men: The Last Stand May 26, 2006
The Wolverine July 26, 2013
Les Misérables December 25, 2012
The Greatest Showman December 20, 2017
X-Men: Days of Future Past May 23, 2014
X-Men July 14, 2000
X2: X-Men United May 2, 2003
Logan March 3, 2017