Hugo Weaving Trivia

  • Hugo Weaving
    • Famous as : Actor
    • Birth Name : Hugo Wallace Weaving
    • Birth Date : April 04, 1960
    • Birth Place : Austin, Nigeria
    • Spouse : -
    • Claim to Fame : As Agent Smith in "The Matrix" trilogy


  • Was nominated Best Villain for his role as Agent Smith in "The Matrix" (1999) by the 2000 Blockbuster Entertainment Awards.
  • Continued to perform on stage in Sydney Theatre Company despite his busy schedule in filming.
  • Was nominated in the 2005 Helpmann Award for Best Male Actor in a Supporting Role in a Play for his stage performance in "Hedda Gabler".
  • His role as V in "V for Vendetta" (2005) was originally cast for James Purefoy before he backed out.
  • Did the motion scenes and facial capture for the video game "Enter the Matrix" (2003) along with the other cast.
  • His fight scene as Agent Smith with Neo in "The Matrix Reloaded" (2003) took 27 days to shoot.
  • Played some of his clones in "The Matrix Reloaded" (2003) but actors with similar features played the others.
  • Had a slipped disc in one of the scenes of "The Matrix Reloaded" (2003) in which he was pulled back by a wire.
  • Appeared in the TV commercial of Gatorade in 2003.
  • His part as Elf Lord Elrond in "The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring" (2001), was eyed by David Bowie.
  • Received the award for Best Actor in the 1998 Montreal Film Festival through his enrollment in "The Interview" (1998).
  • Was included in the video clip of Alicia Bridges' "I Love The Nightlife" as the character that he played in "The Adventures of Priscilla, Queen of the Desert" (1994).
  • Declares himself a vegetarian but sometimes eat fish.
  • His sister, Anna-Jane Weaving was a singer and had performed in Paris in the 80s.
  • His high school was also attended by actors Adam Garcia, Hugh Jackman, Andrew Johnston, Reg Livermore, writer Stuart Beattie and also radio host John Laws.
  • Has the same birthday with actor Heath Ledger.