Hugh Michael Jackman AO
is an Australian actor and producer who is involved in film, musical theatre, and television and has won many worldwide recognition for his roles in major films, notably as superhero, period, and romance characters. He is well known for his role as Wolverine
in the X-Men
film franchise, as well for his lead roles in the films Kate & Leopold
, Van Helsing
, Real Steel
, and Les Misérables
. His role in Les Misérables
earned him an Academy Award for Best Actor
nomination and won the Golden Globe Award for Best Actor – Motion Picture Musical or Comedy
For Disney, in 1996, Jackman played Gaston in the local Walt Disney production of Beauty and the Beast. He also played Robert Angier in the 2006 Touchstone Pictures film The Prestige. He was mentioned in the Liv & Maddie episode "Sing It Live!!!-A-Rooney".
Hugh Jackman visits The Tonight Show starring Jimmy Fallon in September 2014.
Hugh Jackman speaks at the 2015 San Diego Comic Con.
Hugh Jackman attending the 2018 Toronto International Film Festival.