Hugh Jackman, Date of Birth, Place of Birth


Hugh Jackman

Australian actor and producer

Date of Birth: 12-Oct-1968

Place of Birth: Sydney, New South Wales, Australia

Profession: actor, singer, acting, musician, television presenter, stage actor, film producer, television actor, film actor, producer

Nationality: Australia

Zodiac Sign: Libra

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About Hugh Jackman

  • Hugh Michael Jackman (born 12 October 1968) 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 MisĂ©rables (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 MisĂ©rables, 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.

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