Hugh Jackman

Born Oct 12, 1968
Age 47
Hometown Sydney
Religion Christian
Height 6' 2½" (18...
Nationality Australian
Alma Mater BA Communications...
High School Knox Grammar Scho...

Hugh Michael Jackman is an Australian actor and producer who is involved in film, musical theatre, and television. Jackman has won international recognition for his roles in major films, notably as action/superhero, period and romance characters. He is known for his role as Wolverine in the X-Men film series, as well as for his leads in Kate & Leopold, Van Helsing, The Prestige, Australia, Real Steel, and Les Misérables.… Read More

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1968 Birth Born on October 12, 1968.


1985 16 Years Old Jackman went to primary school at Pymble Public School and later attended the all-boys Knox Grammar School on Sydney's Upper North Shore, where he starred in its production of My Fair Lady in 1985, and became the school captain in 1986. … Read More


1994 25 Years Old After completing "The Journey", he was offered a role on the popular soap opera Neighbours but turned it down to attend the Western Australian Academy of Performing Arts of Edith Cowan University in Perth, Western Australia, from which he graduated in 1994. … Read More
1996 27 Years Old 1 More Event
After Correlli Jackman went on the stage in Melbourne. In 1996, Jackman played Gaston in the local Walt Disney production of Beauty and the Beast, and Joe Gillis in Sunset Boulevard.
1998 29 Years Old 1 More Event
During his stage musical career in Melbourne, he starred in the 1998 Midsumma festival cabaret production Summa Cabaret. … Read More


1999 30 Years Old 1 More Event
He also starred in the 1999 film version of the same stage musical, which has been screened in many countries.
Jackman starred as Leopold in the 2001 romantic comedy film Kate & Leopold, a role for which he received a Best Actor Golden Globe nomination. … Read More
2002 33 Years Old In 2002, Jackman sang the role of Billy Bigelow in the musical Carousel in a special concert performance at Carnegie Hall with the Orchestra of St. Luke's. … Read More
2003 34 Years Old 1 More Event
In addition, Jackman hosted the Tony Awards in 2003, 2004, and 2005, garnering positive reviews. … Read More
Jackman was one of the choices to play James Bond in 2006's Casino Royale, but eventually lost out to Daniel Craig.
2007 38 Years Old In 2007, Jackman produced and guest-starred in the television musical-dramedy series Viva Laughlin, which was cancelled by CBS after two episodes.
Jackman's 2008 movies included Deception (which he starred in and produced), Uncle Jonny, and Australia.


Jackman co-starred with Daniel Craig on Broadway at the Schoenfeld Theatre in a limited engagement of the play A Steady Rain, which ran from 10 September 2009 to 6 December 2009. … Read More
2010 41 Years Old In the United States, Jackman supports the Philadelphia Union of Major League Soccer, attending a game at PPL Park in June 2010.
2011 42 Years Old 1 More Event
On 22 June 2011, Jackman again attended a home Union match against Sporting KC, sitting in front of the Sons of Ben supporters section, nicknamed "The River End". … Read More
2013 - 2014 2 More Events
…  In 2015, Jackman announced that the upcoming 2017 sequel to The Wolverine will be the final time he plays the role.
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