Hugh Jackman

Hugh Jackman

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Hugh Jackman

Hugh Michael Jackman AC (born 12 October 1968) is an Australian–British 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.

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Full name at birth
Hugh Michael Jackman
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Claim to fame
Logan, A.K.A. Wolverine in The X-Men movies; Boy from Oz, Les Misérables (2012).
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Date of birth
12 October 1968
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Place of birth
Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Actor, Singer, Dancer, Producer
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Height
6' 2½" (189 cm)
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Peaches (French bulldog); JJ (bulldog)
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Net worth
$150,000,000 USD
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High school
Knox Grammar School, Wahroonga, Australia (1986)
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University
  • BA Communications, University of Technology, Sydney (1990)
  • The Actors Centre, Sydney
  • Western Australia Academy of Performing Arts (1994)
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Talent agency
Endeavor Talent Agency (USA); Penny Williams Management (Australia); Lou Coulson Agency (U.K.)
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