Hugh Jackman

Hugh Jackman


Hugh Michael Jackman AC is an Australian actor, singer, and producer.


Hugh Michael Jackman AC (born October 12, 1968) is an Anglo-Australian actor, singer, musician, dancer and producer. He is an actor in theater and television. He plays in different roles and different genres of films such as romance, superhero, musical, drama, action and comedy.

Before Fame

Jackman launched his professional acting career through stage productions, appearing in several Melbourne musicals. He soon entered the international scene, earning critical praise for his portrayals of Curly in Oklahoma! in London and Billy Bigelow in Carousel in New York City.


In November 2013, Jackman announced that skin cancer had been removed from his nose. He had his second cancer removed from his nose in May 2014 and said the cancer would always come back.

Family Life

Jackman married Deborra-Lee Furness in 1996 in Melbourne. The couple adopted a son and daughter.

Associated With

Jackman practices several sports, plays guitar, piano and violin, and dances. He is also a philanthropist.