Hugh Jackman – Biography and Filmography

Hugh Jackman - Biography and Filmography

Hugh Jackman – Biography and filmography

Hugh Jackman had his first big Hollywood gig in the first X-Men movie in 2000 – and this debut led to other starring roles in films such as Someone Like You (Someone Like You, 2001), Swordfish (Swordfish, 2001) and Kate and Leopold (2001 ), for in 2002 he received a Golden Globe Award nomination.

Jackman’s role as Logan / Wolverine in X2 (X-Men 2, 2003) repeated and then worked in the blockbuster Van Helsing (with 2004).

2006 followed by many other leading roles in X-Men: The Last Stand (2006), The Prestige (Prestige – The Masters of Magic, 2006), in Woody Allen’s Scoop (Scoop – The Scoop, 2006) and Darren Aronofsky’s The Fountain (2006 ).

Jackman’s screen career began in Australia in the independent films Paperback Hero (trucker with a heart, 1999) and Erskineville Kings (1999), for which he is an award for Best Actor by the Australian Film Critics Circle and received a nomination for Best Actor by the Australian Film Institute. In 1999 he was appointed to the Australian Movie Convention on the Australian Star of the Year. ”

Hugh Jackman was born in Sydney on 12 October 1968. He studied journalism at the University of Technology, Sydney. After graduating, he devoted himself to acting and received an education at the Western Australian Academy of Performing Arts. After 1995, he received an immediate lead in the Australian TV series Correlli. During filming, he met his future wife, actress Deborra-Lee Furness, know.

Filmography – Hugh Jackman (selection)

2009
Drive (Director: Neil Marshall) ( #) X-Men Origins: Wolverine (Director: Gavin Hood)

2008
Drive (Director: Neil Marshall)
Australia (Director: Baz Luhrmann)
Deception (Director: Marcel Langenegger )

2006
The Prestige (Prestige – The Masters of Magic, directed by Christopher Nolan)
The Fountain (Dir. Darren Aronofsky)
Scoop (Scoop – The Scoop, Woody Allen)
X-Men: The Last Stand (X-Men: The Last Stand, directed by Brett Ratner)

2004
Van Helsing (directed by Stephen Sommers)
Making the Grade (TV) (Director: Corey Smith)
Standing Room Only (Director: Deborra-Lee Furness)

2003
X2 (X-Men 2, directed by Bryan Singer)
(# ) 2001
Kate & Leopold (Director: James Mangold)
Swordfish (Swordfish, directed by Dominic Sena)
Someone Like You … ((Someone Like You, directed by Tony Goldwyn)

2000
X-Men (directed by Bryan Singer)

1999
Erskineville Kings (directed by Alan White)
paperback Hero (trucker with a heart, directed by Antony J. Bowman)

1996
Snowy River: The McGregor Saga (TV series) (Director: Various)

1995
Correlli (TV series) (Director: Various)

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Hugh Jackman – Biography and filmography

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