Hugh Michael Jackman (born 12 October 1968)[1] is an Australian actor, sangster, an producer. Jackman haes won internaitional recognition for his roles in a variety o film genres. He is kent for his lang running role as Wolverine in the X-Men film series, as well as his lead roles in films sic 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 o Les Misérables (2012), the thriller Prisoners (2013), an 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.

Hugh Jackman
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Hugh Jackman in August 2015
BornHugh Michael Jackman
(1968-10-12) 12 October 1968 (age 51)
Sydney, New Sooth Wales, Australie
Alma materVarsity o Technology, Sydney (BA)
ThriftActor, sangster, producer
Years active1994–present
Hauf-marrae(s)Deborra-Lee Furness (m. 1996)
Childer2 (adoptit)

In Broadway theatre, Jackman won a Tony Award for his role in The Boy from Oz. A fower-time host o the Tony Awards, he won an Emmy Award for ane o the appearances. Jackman an aw hosted the 81st Academy Awards on 22 Februar 2009.


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