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Hugh Jackman Biography and Profile


Hugh Jackman Profile:

Famous as: Actor 
Birth Name: Hugh Michael Jackman
Birth Date: October 12, 1968
Birth place: Sydney, New South Wales
Height: 6′ 2.5
Nationalty: Australian
  • Graduated from Knox Grammar School in Wahroonga, NSW
  • Graduated from the Sydney University of Technology with a BA in Communications, majored in journalism
  • Graduated from Western Australian Academy of Performing Arts (WAAPA) in Perth in 1994
Father: Chris Jackman
Mother: Grace Watson
Brother: Sonya Jackman (older)
Spouse: Deborra-Lee Furness (since 11-Apr-96)
Son: Oscar Maximillian Jackman (adopted, b. 15-May-00)
Daughter: Ava Eliot Jackman (adopted, b. 10-July-05)

Hugh Jackman Biography

Hugh Michael Jackman better known as Hugh Jackman is a famous Australian actor and producer. He was born on October 12, 1968 in Sydney, Australia to Grace McNeil and Christopher John Jackman. After his parents divorce he lived with his father and two brothers. He studied at Pymble Public School and later attended the all-boys Knox Grammar School. He completed BA in Communications from the University of Technology, Sydney. In 1994 he graduated from Western Australian Academy of Performing Arts of Edith Cowan University in Perth, Western Australia. He started his professional acting career in 1994 when he did a role in the TV series Law of the Land. He is well-known for his long-running role as Wolverine in the X-Men film series. In November 2008 Open Salon named him one of the sexiest men alive. In December 2012 he was honoured with a star on Hollywood’s Walk of Fame.
He married Deborra-Lee Furness on 11 April 1996. His wife Deborra-Lee Furness had two miscarriages following which the couple has adopted two children named Oscar Maximillian and Ava Eliot.

Hugh Jackman Filmography

Year Film Role
1999 Erskineville Kings Wace
Paperback Hero Jack Willis
2000 X-Men Logan / Wolverine
2001 Kate & Leopold Leopold
Someone Like You Eddie
Swordfish Stanley Jobson
2003 X2 Logan / Wolverine
2004 Van Helsing Gabriel Van Helsing
Van Helsing: The London Assignment Gabriel Van Helsing (voice)
2005 Stories of Lost Souls Roger
2006 Happy Feet Memphis (voice)
Flushed Away Roddy (voice)
The Prestige Robert Angier
The Fountain Tomas / Tommy / Tom Creo
Scoop Peter Lyman
X-Men: The Last Stand Logan / Wolverine
2008 Deception Wyatt Bose
Uncle Jonny Uncle Russell
Australia The Drover
The Burning Season Narrator
2009 X-Men Origins: Wolverine Logan / Wolverine
2011 X-Men: First Class
Snow Flower and the Secret Fan Arthur
Real Steel Charlie Kenton
2012 Butter Boyd Bolton
Rise of the Guardians Bunnymund (Easter Bunny) (voice)
Les Misérables Jean Valjean
2013 Movie 43 Davis
The Wolverine Logan / Wolverine
Prisoners Keller Dover
2014 X-Men: Days of Future Past Logan / Wolverine


Year Film Role
1994 Law of the Land Charles “Chicka” McCray
1995 Correlli Kevin Jones
Blue Heelers Brady Jackson
1996 The Man from Snowy River Duncan Jones
1998 Halifax f.p. Eric Ringer
2001 Saturday Night Live Host/Michael Crawford/Superman
2006 An Aussie Goes Barmy Narrator (voice)
2006–07 Punk’d Himself
2007 Viva Laughlin Nicky Fontana
2008 An Aussie Goes Bolly Narrator (voice)
2010 Sesame Street Himself
2011 Saturday Night Live Daniel Radcliffe

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Hugh Jackman
Hugh Michael Jackman better known as Hugh Jackman is a famous Australian actor and producer. He was born on October 12, 1968 in Sydney, Australia to Grace McNeil and Christopher John Jackman.
Hugh Jackman
Written by: Asbar Ali
Date Published: 10/21/2013
Hugh Jackman is a Hollywood actress. Ratings According to Nidz.info
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