Hugh Jackman Facts
Australian actor and producer
- Hugh Michael Jackman is an Australian actor and producer who is involved in film, musical theatre, and television.
- He was born on 12 October 1968.
- He is known for his long-running role as Wolverine in the X-Men film series.
- He is also popular for his roles in Kate & Leopold, Van Helsing, The Prestige, Australia, Real Steel, and Les MisÚrables.
- His work in Les MisÚrables also earned him his first Academy Award nomination for Best Actor and his first Golden Globe Award for Best Actor in a Musical or Comedy in 2013.
- He is a singer, dancer, and actor in stage musicals, and won a Tony Award for his role in The Boy from Oz.
- In November 2008, Open Salon named Jackman one of the sexiest men alive. Later that same month, People magazine named Jackman "Sexiest Man Alive."
- A three-time host of the Tony Awards, winning an Emmy Award for one of these appearances, Jackman also hosted the 81st Academy Awards on 22 February 2009.