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Hugh Jackman

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Famous as :

Actor

Birth Name :

Hugh Michael Jackman

Birth Date :

October 12, 1968

Birth Place :

Sydney, New South Wales

Spouse :

Deborra-Lee Furness (actress, since 11-Apr-96)

Claim to fame :

As Wolverine in "X-Men" (2000)

Biography


Australian actor Hugh Michael Jackman was born on October 12, 1968 in Sydney, Australia. He is the youngest of the 5 children his English parentage had ever had before they got divorced when Jackman was eight years old. Since the divorce, her mother moved to England and left all of the five children in Australia to be raised by their accountant father.

After completed his education at Sydney University of Technology with a BA in Communications, having majored in journalism, Jackman joined "The Journey," a year acting program held at the Actors Centre in Sydney. Later on he studied drama at the Western Australian Academy of Performing Arts (WAAPA), graduated in 1994 and was immediately offered a starring role in the ABC TV prison drama "Correlli" (1995).

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Hugh Jackman Reveals First Image of 'The Wolverine 3'

July 28, 2015 02:09:42 GMT

took to social media to share an early teaser art for the upcoming "", a sequel to "". The poster features Jackman as the titular mutant showing off one of his titanium claws.
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Johnny Depp May Replace Hugh Jackman in 'Collateral Beauty'

July 16, 2015 04:10:37 GMT

Back in May, and were set to team up in indie drama "". Latest news from Deadline, however, says that Jackman is forced to drop out the project and now the producers of the film eye as his replacement.
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Hugh Jackman Reacts to His Wife's Angelina Jolie Ban: 'As Long As She Doesn't Work With Brad Pitt'

July 13, 2015 07:31:28 GMT

Speaking in an interview with Kevin Frazier for ET Online, jokingly responded to his wife Deborra-Lee Furness' recent remark banning him from co-starring with . The news outlet caught up with the star of "" over the weekend at the site's Comic-Con suite at the Hard Rock Hotel.
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Comic-Con: Hugh Jackman Hints at 'Old Man Logan' for 'Wolverine 3'

July 12, 2015 18:21:45 GMT

made a surprise appearance during "" panel at Hall H at San Diego Comic-Con over the weekend. The actor briefly teased what to expect from "" which is expected to mark his last appearance as the clawed mutant.
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Hugh Jackman's Wife Bans Him From Working With Angelina Jolie

July 07, 2015 09:48:34 GMT

and his wife Deborra-Lee Furness dropped by Australia's "Today Show" on Monday, July 6. In an interview with the show, the Australian actress jokingly said that she had made arrangement to make sure her husband wouldn't work together with .
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Hugh Jackman Reveals Jerry Seinfeld Inspired Him to Quit Wolverine

June 12, 2015 14:16:30 GMT

explains the reason behind his decision to hang up his adamantium claws. During a visit to "", the actor known for his role as Wolverine in "X-Men" movie series reveals he decided to leave the franchise after having a chat with .
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Ryan Reynolds Hopes for Wolverine Appearance in 'Deadpool'

May 27, 2015 09:53:25 GMT

As Marvel's anti-hero movie "" is currently underway, teased fans with news about possible appearance of a familiar mutant. In an interview with news.com.au., the actor noted that 's Wolverine might appear in "Deadpool".
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Video: Jamie Oliver, Ed Sheeran, Hugh Jackman Rap for Food Revolution Day

May 15, 2015 21:16:54 GMT

shows his rapping skills for Food Revolution Day. The celebrity chef gets help from , , , , , and many more. A children's choir dressing up as fruits and vegetables backs them up.
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Rooney Mara and Hugh Jackman Reunite for Drama 'Collateral Beauty'

May 14, 2015 04:24:05 GMT

and are teaming up once again for a new movie. Variety reports that the two are attached to star in "", an indie drama set to be directed by Sundance sensation "" helmer Alfonso Gomez-Rejon.
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Hugh Jackman Confirms Final Appearance in 'Wolverine 3'

May 08, 2015 07:07:43 GMT

has confirmed that "" would be his final appearance as the character he owned in the "X-Men" film franchise. Hugh told Dr. Oz on Thursday, May 7, "This will be my last one. It is my last time."
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Hugh Jackman Tapped for Matt Damon and Ben Affleck's 'Apostle Paul'

April 01, 2015 03:45:58 GMT

is going to headline "". The actor is tapped to play the title role, a Jewish man who converted to Christianity to preach the word of Jesus and was credited for writing 14 of the 27 books of the New Testament.
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Director Confirms Hugh Jackman's Final Wolverine Appearance

March 29, 2015 21:06:03 GMT

When announced his imminent departure from "X-Men" franchise, it's not known if he would take a bow with "" or "". Now it becomes clear that he will save his last performance as the clawed mutant for the third Wolverine flick due 2017.
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Hugh Jackman Hints at Playing Wolverine One Last Time

March 28, 2015 20:06:09 GMT

After more than a decade, is ready to hang up his adamantium claws and leave behind his Wolverine days. The actor hints on Instagram that his next appearance as the immortal mutant will be his last in the "X-Men" franchise.
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Jimmy Fallon Plays Musical Beers With Hugh Jackman and Chris Hemsworth

March 06, 2015 17:32:21 GMT

challenged his guests to a silly game yet again. The "Tonight Show" host challenged , who dropped by to promote his new movie "", to Musical Beers. The actor sported a ridiculous mullet as a reference to his hairstyle in the film.
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Hugh Jackman 'Open' to the Idea of Him Appearing as Wolverine in 'Deadpool'

March 03, 2015 04:57:06 GMT

will definitely accept an offer to appear in "". In a new interview with MTV U.K., the actor said that he'd totally love the idea of him reprising his role as Wolverine for the upcoming film that centers on the character played by .
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Hugh Jackman Comments on Professor X Report, Possibility of Wolverine in Marvel Movies

February 11, 2015 04:19:56 GMT

has reacted to a hint from that Wolverine and Professor X will join forces in the new "Wolverine" movie. Jackman, who is currently doing a press junket for his latest movie "", talked about the report in a new interview with JoBlo, suggesting that the plan is not set in stone.
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Taylor Swift Donates $6,000 for Hugh Jackman's Shirt

December 25, 2014 08:00:20 GMT

spent $6,000 for charity and got 's T-shirt in return. The country-turned-pop star bid $6k to win the shirt during an auction benefiting Broadway Cares/Equity Fights AIDS after the actor's performance on Broadway show "The River" on Wednesday afternoon, December 24.
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Hugh Jackman Adopts New Puppy Ahead of Christmas

December 24, 2014 09:32:09 GMT

has added a new four-legged friend to his family. The 46-year-old actor took to Instagram on Tuesday, December 23 to share a picture of him and his adorable brown puppy.
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'Pan' Unleashes Official Posters of Blackbeard, Peter and More

November 25, 2014 02:02:30 GMT

The character posters of Warner Bros. Pictures' "" have been unveiled. is seen among the official pictures as the bearded but bald villain, Captain Blackbeard.
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Hugh Jackman and Deborra-Lee Furness Support Yoko Ono at UNICEF's Latest Campaign

November 21, 2014 08:00:57 GMT

and his wife Deborra-Lee Furness were in attendance to support at the launch of UNICEF's new #IMAGINE campaign in New York on Thursday, November 20. The #IMAGINE campaign used 's song "Imagine" as an anthem.
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Hugh Jackman Bleeds During His Broadway Show After Cutting Himself Onstage

November 07, 2014 23:48:25 GMT

accidentally injured himself on stage during his Broadway show. The "" actor sliced the tip of his finger with a knife while chopping a lemon during the preview of his stage show "The River" earlier this week.
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Nicole Kidman to Star in True-Story Tale 'Lion', Hugh Jackman Not Involved

October 31, 2014 06:54:39 GMT

and are reported to reunite in an upcoming movie "", six years after their on-screen romance in "". Empire magazine says that they are going to join , Jackman's co-star in Neill Blomkamp's upcoming "", for the true-story drama. However, Jackman's agent tells The Hollywood Reporter that the hunky actor is not involved in "Lion".
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Hugh Jackman Is 'Fine' After Undergoing Skin Cancer Treatment for the Third Time

October 28, 2014 04:31:06 GMT

is recovering from another skin cancer scare. A representative for the "" actor has told E! News that Jackman received another treatment for Basal Cell Carcinoma and he is "all good." The recent procedure is the third treatment he received in less than a year.
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Hugh Jackman Recalls Joan Rivers' 'Uplifting' Funeral

September 12, 2014 03:07:44 GMT

who performed at ' funeral on Sunday, September 7 recalled that moment during an appearance on "" on Wednesday. Speaking to , the Wolverine depicter in "X Men" movies shared how he ended up singing "Quiet Please, There's a Lady on Stage" at the comedian's intimate funeral.
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Director Shawn Levy Still Quietly Developing 'Real Steel 2'

September 09, 2014 00:40:19 GMT

It has been three years since "" raided theaters. Although there has been no significant progress announced, the sequel is still underway. Director Shawn Levy revealed at the Toronto International Film Festival that he's quietly developing the action sci-fi with star .
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Hugh Jackman, Sarah Jessica Parker and More Stars Attend Joan Rivers' Funeral

September 08, 2014 01:45:19 GMT

Many celebrities paid respects to at an intimate funeral at Temple Emanu-El on Sunday morning, September 7. The star-studded event was attended by the comedian's close friends and colleagues such as and her husband , , Diane Sawyer, Kathie Lee Gifford, Hoda Kotb, , , , and "" stars and .
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Hugh Jackman Reveals First Look at Blackbeard in 'Pan'

June 11, 2014 01:51:50 GMT

Now that the 2014 Tony Awards is over, is free to alter his look. "" star shaved his head in preparation for his role in the upcoming Peter Pan movie, "".
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Tony Awards 2014: Hugh Jackman Bounces His Way to Stage in Opening Number

June 09, 2014 03:08:59 GMT

kicked off the 68th Annual Tony Awards with a hop-filled opening number. It began with him posing for photographers on the red carpet outside Radio City Music Hall and ditching his white suit before he started bouncing his way to the stage, only to say "bye" to the audience after a dancer put a black suit on him.
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Tony Awards 2014: Stars Arrive for the Red Carpet

June 09, 2014 00:23:44 GMT

The red carpet of Radio City Music Hall in New York City was graced with the arrival of stars who came for the 2014 Tony Awards ceremony on Sunday, June 8. Among the first to arrive was host and his wife Deborra-Lee Furness, who wore matching black outfits.
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Hugh Jackman Mysteriously Bounces Up and Down in 2014 Tony Awards Promo

June 06, 2014 00:38:09 GMT

Ahead of the 2014 Tony Awards ceremony on Sunday, June 8, a promotional video featuring the host was released. appears in the video, jumping up and down in everything he does from the moment he gets out of bed.
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