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Hugh Jackman

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Hugh Jackman was born in Sydney, New South Wales, to Grace McNeil (Greenwood) and Christopher John Jackman, an accountant. He is the youngest of five children. His parents, both English, moved to Australia shortly before his birth. He also has Greek (from a great-grandfather) and Scottish (from a grandmother) ancestry.Jackman has a communications degree with a journalism major from the University of Technology Sydney. After graduating, he pursued drama at the Western Australian Academy of Performing Arts, immediately after which he was offered a starring role in the ABC-TV prison drama Correlli, opposite his future wife Deborra-Lee Furness. Several TV guest roles followed, as an actor and variety compere. An accomplished singer, Jackman has starred as Gaston in the Australian production of "Beauty and the Beast." He appeared as Joe Gillis in the Australian production of "Sunset Boulevard." In 1998, he was cast as Curly in the Royal National Theatre's production of Trevor Nunn's Oklahoma. Jackman has made two feature films, the second of which, Erskineville Kings, garnered him an Australian Film Institute nomination for Best Actor in 1999. Recently, he won the part of Logan/Wolverine in the Bryan Singer- directed comic-book movie X-Men. In his spare time, Jackman plays piano, golf, and guitar, and likes to windsurf.  See full bio on IMDb »

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Hugh Jackman -- Call Me Super-Dad ... Saves Son From Scary Riptide (VIDEO)

Hugh Jackman
Call Me Super-Dad ... Saves Son From Scary Riptide

Hugh Jackman played lifeguard Saturday after his 15-year-old son got stuck in a riptide in Australia. Jackman was at Bondi Beach in Sydney when reports say the currents suddenly changed, causing… READ MORE >

Hugh Jackman -- Dogs Sit While Actors Sits Up (PHOTOS)

Hugh Jackman
Dogs Sit While Actor Sits Up

Hugh Jackman was dogged by both his trainer and his pooches during a workout Saturday in NYC. Hugh was doing sit ups with the trainer as his dogs, Allegra and Dali cruised the park.  It seems… READ MORE >

- 243 days ago
Hugh Jackman: Good Genes or Good Docs?

HUGH JACKMAN
GOOD GENES OR GOOD DOCS?

Hugh Jackman's handsome face is anything but "Les Miserables."Here's the then 29-year-old "X-Men" actor hanging out at an awards party in Melbourne, Australia back in 1997 (left) and 17 years… READ MORE >

- 594 days ago
Hugh Jackman -- DEADLIFTING 400 POUNDS

Hugh Jackman
DEADLIFTING 400 POUNDS

Hugh Jackman ... strong dude.  The actor hit the gym to bulk up for his role as Blackbeard in the upcoming movie, "Pan" -- and busted out a set of deadlifts with 180 kgs of weight ... aka 397… READ MORE >

- 644 days ago
Hugh Jackman -- New Guard Dog Sleeping on the Job

Hugh Jackman
New Guard Dog Sleeping on the Job

Hugh Jackman brought a little extra protection with him to the gym today ... and we do mean little ... in the form of his adorable French bulldog, Peaches.Jackman told photogs yesterday he was… READ MORE >

- 1138 days ago
Hugh Jackman -- Even Wolverine Gets Shaken by Pubic Hair Tossing Fans

Hugh Jackman
Even Wolverine FREAKS Over Pubic Hairs

When you're as ripped as Hugh Jackman ... it takes a lot to rattle you -- but the star admits his run-in with a deranged pubic hair-throwing fan was pretty terrifying.Jackman opened up to paps… READ MORE >

- 1139 days ago
Hugh Jackman -- Deranged Fan Arrested After Throwing Pubic Hair at Him

Hugh Jackman
Deranged Fan Arrested After Throwing Pubic Hair at Him

You know what celebrities love? When you break into their gym and throw an electric razor filled with your own pubic hair at them! Just kidding ... they hate that stuff, so when it happened to… READ MORE >

- 1140 days ago
Hugh Jackman -- I Have an Amazing Body of Work!

Hugh Jackman
I Have an Amazing Body of Work!

With all that "Les Miserables" garbage thankfully behind him, Hugh Jackman got back to doing what he does best ... working on his ridiculously buff bod at a NYC gym yesterday.The diesel… READ MORE >

- 1142 days ago
Centers for Disease Control -- Don't Listen to Hugh Jackman ... GET YOUR FLU SHOT

Centers for Disease Control
Ignore Hugh Jackman ... GET YOUR FLU SHOT

Hugh Jackman's Golden Globes acceptance speech last night was stuffed up with TERRIBLE ADVICE -- when he jokes that flu shots aren't necessary -- and now, the Centers of Disease Control and… READ MORE >

- 1229 days ago
Hugh Jackman -- Snow Ballin'

Hugh Jackman
Snow Ballin'

Hugh Jackman and daughter Ava played around in the snow today, tossing a few snowballs at a photog as they walked through the West VIllage. Let it snow. READ MORE >

- 1589 days ago

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