Hugh Jackman

Hugh Jackman

Australian actor
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Short biography

Hugh Michael Jackman is an iconic Australian actor.

Brief Biography

Hugh Jackman was born in Sydney on October 12, 1968.

Higher education Hugh Jackman was at the Faculty of Journalism at the University of Technology, Sydney, specializing in "communications".

After that, Jackman took a drama course at the Acting Centre in Sydney, and studied for three years at the Western Australian Academy of Performing Arts.

In 1994, Hugh Jackman made his debut on television, starring in the television series "Correlli.

After that he went to the theater. Since 1998, Hugh Jackman has played at the famous London's Royal Theatre for several years.

In 2000, Hugh Jackman appeared in Hollywood. That year he was cast for the role of Wolverine in the first feature film about the "X-Men". His perfect hit in the role made Jackman famous, but also gave him the fame of "actor of one role" - few people associate Hugh Jackman with any other character other than Wolverine.

Continued to appear in other films, collaborated with the famous director Christopher Nolan, starring in his film "The Prestige.

In 2005, he co-founded the production company "Seed Productions".

Hugh Jackman has done the voice acting of animated films, including "Dream Keepers" and "Get Out!", and in 2009 he hosted the Oscar ceremony.

All the while, Hugh Jackman continued to star in films based on the "X-Men" universe until 2017, when the final Wolverine movie, "Logan", was released in cinemas.

Hugh Jackman made it into the Guinness Book of World Records as the actor who played the superhero the longest. Wolverine has been Hugh Jackman's role for sixteen years and 228 days.

Hugh Jackman's filmography

According to critics and audiences, Hugh Jackman's best films are:

  • "X-Men.

  • "Password: Swordfish."

  • "X-Men 2."

  • "Van Helsing."

  • "X-Men: The Last Stand."

  • "Prisoners of War."

  • "X-Men: Inception. Wolverine."

  • "The Prestige."

  • "Wolverine: Immortal."

  • "The Fountain."

  • "X-Men: Apocalypse."

  • "Live Steel."

  • "Logan."

  • "The Greatest Showman."

Personal life

The actor has been married since 1996. Hugh Jackman's wife is Deborra-Lee Furness. The couple has two adopted children: Oscar and Ava.

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