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Hugh Jackman

Hugh Jackman is a famous Aussie actor.

He was born in Sydney (NSW) on 12 October 1968.

How old is Hugh Jackman?

Hugh Jackman is currently 55 years old.

Early Life

Hugh Jackman was born on October 12, 1968, in Sydney, Australia. Before becoming an actor, he attended the Western Australian Academy of Performing Arts, where he studied acting and graduated in 1994. Jackman made his professional acting debut in a production of the musical "Beauty and the Beast" in 1996.


Hugh Jackman is best known for his role as Wolverine in the "X-Men" film series. He first portrayed the character in the movie "X-Men" released in 2000. Jackman reprised this iconic role in several sequels and spin-offs, including "X2: X-Men United" (2003), "X-Men: The Last Stand" (2006), and "Logan" (2017).

Family Life

Hugh Jackman is married to Australian actress Deborra-Lee Furness. They tied the knot on April 11, 1996, and have two adopted children together. Jackman has often mentioned in interviews that his family is his top priority and credits his wife as a major source of support throughout his career.


Despite his fierce and tough on-screen persona, Hugh Jackman is known for his versatility as an actor and his ability to excel in a wide range of roles, including romantic comedies and musicals. He received critical acclaim and won a Tony Award for his performance as Peter Allen in the Broadway musical "The Boy from Oz" in 2004. Jackman is also a talented singer and has showcased his vocal abilities in various projects, such as hosting the Academy Awards and performing in his one-man show "Hugh Jackman: Back on Broadway."


Hugh Jackman has appeared in the following famous Aussie movies: