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.
|Full name at birth||
Hugh Michael Jackman
|Claim to fame||
Logan, A.K.A. Wolverine in The X-Men movies; Boy from Oz, Les Misérables (2012).
|Date of birth||
12 October 1968
|Place of birth||
Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
Actor, Singer, Dancer, Producer
6' 2½" (189 cm)
Peaches (French bulldog); JJ (bulldog)
Knox Grammar School, Wahroonga, Australia (1986)
Endeavor Talent Agency (USA); Penny Williams Management (Australia); Lou Coulson Agency (U.K.)
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