Hugh Jackman

Movie Actor

Birthday October 12, 1968

Birth Sign Libra

Birthplace Sydney, Australia

Age 55 years old

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Australian actor best known for playing Wolverine in the X-Men film series. In 2018, he'd star as Gary Hart in the film The Front Runner. His other credits include PrisonersThe PrestigeLes MisérablesPan and Van Helsing

Before Fame

He studied at Pymble Public School while growing up in Australia. He turned down a role on the soap opera Neighbours so that he could attend the Western Australian Academy of Performing Arts. 


He hosted the 81st Academy Awards ceremony in 2009. 

Family Life

He was raised as a devout Christian alongside his four older siblings. He married actress Deborra-Lee Furness in April 1996, and the couple adopted two children together, a son named Oscar and a daughter named Ava. The couple announced their separation in September of 2023.

Associated With

He starred alongside Christian Bale in The Prestige.


Hugh Jackman Highlights
Hugh Jackman Highlights