Hugh Jackman

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Hugh Jackman
Hugh Jackman 2015.jpg
Hugh Jackman in August 2015
Born Hugh Michael Jackman
(1968-10-12) 12 October 1968 (age 50)
Sydney, New Sooth Wales, Australie
Alma mater Varsity o Technology, Sydney (BA)
Thrift Actor, sangster, producer
Years active 1994–present
Hauf-marrae(s) Deborra-Lee Furness (m. 1996)
Childer 2 (adoptit)

Hugh Michael Jackman (born 12 October 1968)[1] is an Australian actor, singer, and producer. Jackman has won international recognition for his roles in a variety of film genres. He is known for his long running role as Wolverine in the X-Men film series, as well as his lead roles in films such as the romantic-comedy fantasy Kate & Leopold (2001), the action-horror film Van Helsing (2004), the magic-themed drama The Prestige (2006), the epic fantasy drama The Fountain (2006), the epic historical romantic drama Australia (2008), the film version of Les Misérables (2012), the thriller Prisoners (2013), and the muisical The Greatest Showman (2017). His work in Les Misérables earned him his first Academy Award nomination for Best Actor an his first Golden Globe Award for Best Actor – Motion Picture Musical or Comedy in 2013.

In Broadway theatre, Jackman won a Tony Award for his role in The Boy from Oz. A four-time host of the Tony Awards, he won an Emmy Award for one of the appearances. Jackman also hosted the 81st Academy Awards on 22 February 2009.

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  1. "Monitor". Entertainment Weekly (1228/1229). Time Inc. October 2012. p. 23.