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Hugh 'Wolverine' Jackman, Some Facts You Need to Know

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Name: Hugh Michael Jackman

Date of Birth: October 12, 1968

Place of Birth: Sydney, New South Wales, Australia

Zodiac: Libra

Nationality: Australian

Occupation(s): Actor, Singer, Producer

Father: Christopher John Jackman

Mother: Grace McNeil

Sibling(s): 
  • Ralph Jackman (brother)
  • Ian Jackman (brother)
  • Sonya Jackman (sister)
  • Zoe Jackman (sister)
Spouse: Deborra-Lee Furness (m. 1996 - present)

Children: 
  • Ava Eliot Jackman (daughter)
  • Oscar Maximilian Jackman (son)

Filmography:

1. Televisions
  • 1994 Law of the Land as Charles "Chicka" McCray Episode: "Win, Lose and Draw"
  • 1995 Correlli as Kevin Jones (10 episodes)
  • 1995 Blue Heelers as Brady Jackson Episode: "Just Desserts"
  • 1996 The Man from Snowy River as Duncan Jones 5 episodes
  • 1998 Halifax f.p. as Eric Ringer Episode: "Afraid of the Dark"
  • 2001 Saturday Night Live as Himself/Host Episode: "Hugh Jackman/Mick Jagger"
  • 2003 57th Tony Awards as Himself/Host TV Special
  • 2004 58th Tony Awards as Himself/Host TV Special
  • 2005 59th Tony Awards as Himself/Host TV Special
  • 2006 An Aussie Goes Barmy as Narrator 1 episode
  • 2006–2007 Punk'd as Himself 2 episodes
  • 2007 Viva Laughlin as Nicky Fontana Episode: "Pilot", also executive producer
  • 2008 An Aussie Goes Bolly as Narrator 6 episodes
  • 2009 81st Academy Awards as Himself/Host TV Special
  • 2010 Sesame Street as Himself Episode: "Tribute to Number Seven"
  • 2011 WWE Raw as Himself/Host Episode: "955"
  • 2011 Saturday Night Live as Daniel Radcliffe Episode: "Ben Stiller/Foster the People"
  • 2013 Top Gear as Himself Episode: ""20.4""
  • 2013 Christmas in Washington as Himself/Host TV Special
  • 2014 WWE Raw as Himself/Host Episode "1,091"
  • 2014 68th Tony Awards as Himself/Host TV Special
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2. Theatre:
  • 1995 Beauty And The Beast as Gaston (Australia)
  • 1996 Sunset Boulevard as Joe Gillis (Australia)
  • 1998 Oklahoma! as Curly McLain (West End)
  • 2002 Carousel as Billy Bigelow (Off-Broadway)
  • 2003 The Boy from Oz as Peter Allen (Broadway)
  • 2006 The Boy from Oz: The Arena Musical as Peter Allen (Australia)
  • 2009 A Steady Rain as Denny Broadway
  • 2011 Hugh Jackman: in Performance as Himself (California)
  • 2011 Hugh Jackman: in Concert as Himself (Canada)
  • 2011 Hugh Jackman: Back on Broadway as Himself (Broadway)
  • 2014 The River as The Man (Broadway)
  • 2015 An Evening With Hugh Jackman as Himself (Istanbul)
  • 2015 Broadway to Oz as Himself (Australia)

4. Films:
  • 1999 Erskineville Kings as Wace
  • 1999 Paperback Hero as Jack Willis
  • 2000 X-Men as Logan / Wolverine
  • 2001 Kate & Leopold as Leopold
  • 2001 Someone Like You as Eddie
  • 2001 Swordfish as Stanley Jobson
  • 2003 X2: X-Men United as Logan / Wolverine
  • 2004 Profile of a Serial Killer as Eric Ringer
  • 2004 Van Helsing as Gabriel Van Helsing
  • 2004 Van Helsing: The London Assignment as Gabriel Van Helsing (Voice)
  • 2005 Stories of Lost Souls as Roger
  • 2006 Happy Feet as Memphis (Voice)
  • 2006 Flushed Away as Roddy (Voice)
  • 2006 The Prestige as Robert Angier
  • 2006 The Fountain as Tomas/Tommy/Tom Creo
  • 2006 Scoop as Peter Lyman
  • 2006 X-Men: The Last Stand as Logan / Wolverine
  • 2008 Deception as Wyatt Bose 
  • 2008 Australia as The Drover
  • 2008 The Burning Season as Narrator (Documentary)
  • 2009 X-Men Origins: Wolverine  as Howlett / Logan / Wolverine
  • 2011 X-Men: First Class as Logan / Wolverine
  • 2011 Snow Flower and the Secret Fan as Arthur
  • 2011 Real Steel as Charlie Kenton
  • 2012 Butter as Boyd Bolton
  • 2012 Rise of the Guardians as Bunnymund (The Easter Bunny) (Voice)
  • 2012 Les Misérables as Jean Valjean
  • 2013 Movie 43 as Davis
  • 2013 The Wolverine as Logan / Wolverine
  • 2013 Prisoners as Keller Dover
  • 2914 X-Men: Days of Future Past as Logan / Wolverine
  • 2014 That Sugar Film as Himself (Documentary)
  • 2014 Dukale's Dream as Himself  (Documentary)
  • 2014 Night at the Museum: Secret of the Tomb as Himself
  • 2015 Chappie as Vincent Moore
  • 2015 Me and Earl and the Dying Girl as Himself (Voice)
  • 2015 Pan as Blackbeard
  • 2016 Eddie the Eagle as Bronson Peary
  • 2016 X-Men: Apocalypse as Logan / Weapon X
  • 2017 Logan as Logan / Wolverine
  • 2017 The Greatest Showman as P.T. Barnum
  • 2018 Larrikins (Voice)


Hugh Jackman is an award winning Australian actor, singer, and producer, who is famous for his long-running role as "Wolverine" in the "X-Men" Film series. He has starred several lead roles in different kinds of film genres, as a superhero, period and romance character. These are some things you need to know about Hugh Jackman:
  1. Jackman's parents were English who immigrated to Australia as part of the "Ten Pound Poms" immigration in 1967. They were separated when Jackman was eight.
  2. After the divorce, Jackman remained in Australia with his father and brothers while his mother went back to England with his sisters. 
  3. Jackman was educated at Pymble Public School, Knox Grammar School, Uppingham School in England, and the University of Technology, Sydney. He graduated in 1991 with a BA in Communications.
  4. He took a drama course in his last year of university to make up additional credits. Joining the course, he then realized how he loved acting and decided to make a living out of it. 
  5. He was not the first "wolverine" in the "X-Men" Film series but a last-minute addition to the cast. Dougray Scott was originally cast as the role, but his previous movie, "Mission Impossible II" (2000), required two extra months of shooting.
  6. According to People magazine’s, Jackman was one of  “50 Most Beautiful People in the World” 5 years in a row, 2000-2004.
  7. He met his wife, Deborra-Lee Furness, on the set of Australian TV Show "Correlli" and married her in 1996. They have been married for more than two decades.
  8. In an interview with "Parade Magazine", Jackman described himself as a religious christian who dedicated every performance to God. 
  9. He can not see clearly without his contacts because he is terribly near-sighted. 
  10. He is one of Hollywood talents who has earned a lot of awards for his roles, such as Golden Globe Award for Best Actor(2013), Tony Awards for Best Lead Actor in a musical (2004), Saturn Award for Best Actor (2000), etc

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