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Hugo Weaving

Hugo Weaving is a famous Aussie actor.

He was born in Ibadan, Nigeria on 4 April 1960.

How old is Hugo Weaving?

Hugo Weaving is currently 63 years old.

How tall is Hugo Weaving?

Hugo Weaving is 1.88 m tall.

Early Life

Hugo Weaving was born on April 4, 1960, in Ibadan, Nigeria. His parents, Wallace and Anne, were British, and they moved to Australia when Hugo was a year old. He grew up in Sydney, Australia, and attended Knox Grammar School. Before becoming an actor, Weaving worked as a librarian and also dabbled in theater. He joined the Sydney Theatre Company in 1981, which marked the start of his acting career.


Hugo Weaving is most famous for his role as Agent Smith in the science fiction film "The Matrix" trilogy. The first movie of the trilogy, "The Matrix," was released in 1999 and became a massive success. Weaving's performance as Agent Smith garnered critical acclaim and made him an internationally recognized actor. He has also appeared in other notable films such as "V for Vendetta" (2005) and "The Lord of the Rings" trilogy (2001-2003), where he played the role of Elrond. Weaving has had the opportunity to work with other famous Australians in his career, including actors Nicole Kidman and Cate Blanchett.

Family Life

Hugo Weaving's parents, Wallace and Anne, were British and moved to Australia when he was a child. He has not publicly disclosed information about his siblings. Weaving was married to Katrina Greenwood in 1984 and they have two children together. However, they divorced in 1996. Weaving grew up in Sydney, Australia, and currently resides in Sydney with his family.


Outside of acting, Hugo Weaving has showcased his talent as a voice actor in various animated movies, including "Happy Feet" (2006) and "Legend of the Guardians: The Owls of Ga'Hoole" (2010). He is known for his deep and distinctive voice, which adds a unique charm to his characters. Weaving is also actively involved in charitable work and is a supporter of the Australian Childhood Foundation, which provides support for abused children. He has participated in fundraising events and campaigns to raise awareness about the organization's cause.


Hugo Weaving has appeared in the following famous Aussie movies: