Knowledge Identifier: +Hugh_Jackman
Category: Movies & TV
Born in 1968.
Countries: United States (58%), Australia (12%), (10%)
Linked to: Global Poverty Project, Knox Grammar School, University of Technology, Sydney, Uppingham School
Jackman went to primary school at Pymble Public School and later attended the all-boys Knox Grammar School on Sydney's Upper North Shore, where he starred in its production of "My Fair Lady" in 1985, and became the captain of the school in 1986
On his return, he studied at the University of Technology, Sydney, graduating in 1991 with a BA in Communications
X-Men (film) - Singer signed to direct in 1996, with further rewrites by Ed Solomon, Singer, Tom DeSanto, Christopher McQuarrie and David Hayter in which Beast and Nightcrawler were deleted over budget concerns from Fox. "X-Men" marks the Hollywood debut of actor Hugh Jackman, who was a last second choice for Wolverine, cast three weeks into filming
During his stage musical career in Melbourne, he starred in the 1998 Midsumma festival cabaret production "Summa Cabaret"
In 1999, Jackman was cast as Wolverine in Bryan Singer's "X-Men" , replacing Dougray Scott
James Mangold - Mangold subsequently wrote and directed "Cop Land" starring Sylvester Stallone, Robert De Niro, Harvey Keitel and Ray Liotta; "Girl, Interrupted", which won the Best Supporting Actress Oscar in 1999 for Angelina_Jolie; "Kate & Leopold", starring Meg Ryan and Hugh Jackman for which Jackman was nominated for a Golden Globe as best actor in a musical or comedy in 2001, and the 2003 thriller "Identity" which starred John Cusack
In 2002, Jackman sang the role of Billy Bigelow in the musical "Carousel" in a special concert performance at Carnegie Hall with the Orchestra of St. Luke's
Colleen Hewett - In 2006 she played Marion Woolnough, the mother of Peter Allen, in the Australian tour of "The Boy From Oz" headlined by Hugh Jackman
Murray Bartlett - In 2006, Bartlett toured with Hugh Jackman in the Australian touring company production of Jackman's Broadway hit "The Boy From Oz"
Scarlett Johansson - In another collaboration with Allen, Johansson was cast opposite Hugh Jackman and Allen in the 2006 feature, "Scoop"
Thea Andrews - Since joining "Entertainment Tonight" in November 2006, Andrews has interviewed many of the industry's most newsworthy celebrities, including Will Smith, Leonardo DiCaprio, Steve Carell, Hugh Jackman, Tom_Cruise, Jim Carrey, Russell Crowe, Reese Witherspoon, Jennifer Aniston, Anne Hathaway, Kirk Douglas, Marie Osmond, and Ellen DeGeneres
Nicole Kidman - In 2008, she reunited with Moulin Rouge/ director Baz Luhrmann in the Australia period film Australia, set in the remote Northern Territory during the Japanese attack on Darwin during World War II. Kidman played opposite Hugh Jackman as an Englishwoman feeling overwhelmed by the continent.
X-Men Origins: Wolverine - Comparatively, Bill Gibron of &AMC (AMC_(TV_channel))'s Filmcritic.com website gave the film a positive "4,0 out of 5 stars," saying that although Hugh Jackman is "capable of carrying even the most mediocre effort, he singlehandedly makes "X-Men Origins: Wolverine" an excellent start to the summer 2009 season
X-Men Origins: Wolverine - In December 2009, Hot Toys released the 12 inch highly detailed figure of Wolverine based on the movie with Hugh Jackman's likeness
Norwich City F.C. - Actor Hugh Jackman is a fan of the club, having been taken to Carrow Road as a child by his English mother, though he turned down an opportunity to become an investor in the club in 2010
Evangeline Lilly - In October 2011, she appeared as Bailey Tallet in "Real Steel", starring alongside Hugh Jackman
Tao Okamoto - In 2013, she made her film debut as the female lead, Mariko Yashida, in "The Wolverine", opposite Hugh Jackman
Micromax Mobile - On October 2013, the company made an announcement that Hollywood actor Hugh Jackman will be endorsing the soon-to-be-launched Micromax smartphone called ://www
He had a second carcinoma removed from his nose in May 2014, telling Associated Press that he expects to have future recurrences
Jez Butterworth - "The River" is expected to premiere on Broadway at the Circle in the Square Theatre in a limited engagement in October 2014, starring Hugh Jackman and directed by Ian Rickson
On 18 March 2015, Hugh Jackman revealed that he had to cancel performances in Turkey because he had a left vocal chord haemorrhage
Jackman played fictional ski coach Bronson Peary in "Eddie the Eagle" , which portrayed how Eddie "The Eagle" Edwards became the first competitor to represent Great Britain in Olympic ski jumping in 1988
He has finished filming the third Wolverine film "Logan", which is scheduled for a 2017 release