Hugh Jackman

Actor Hugh Jackman
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Profession: Actor


Biography: Best known for his long-running role as Wolverine in the X-Men film series, as well as for his leads in "The Prestige", "Australia", and "Les Misérables", for which he received his first Academy Award nomination for Best Actor.

Born: October 12, 1968
Birthplace: Sydney, Australia
Age: 53 years old

Generation: Generation X
Chinese Zodiac: Monkey
Star Sign: Libra

Married Life

  • 1996-04-11 Actor Hugh Jackman (27) weds actress Deborra-Lee Furness (41) at St. John's in Toorak, Victoria

Historical Events

  • 2000-06-12 "X-Men" 1st film based on comic book series, starring Patrick Stewart, Hugh Jackman, and Ian McKellen premieres on Ellis Island in New York Harbor
  • 2009-12-06 Final Broadway performance of "A Steady Rain", starring Hugh Jackman and Daniel Craig
  • 2022-02-15 Revival of Meredith Willson's musical "The Music Man", starring Hugh Jackman and Sutton Foster, opens at Winter Garden Theater, NYC

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