- Hugh Michael Jackman
- Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
- October 12, 1968
Hugh Jackman is an Australian actor and producer who is involved in film, musical theatre, and television. He is known for his long-running role as Wolverine in the X-Men film series, as well as for his leads in Kate & Leopold, Van Helsing, The Prestige, Australia, Real Steel, Les Misérables, and Prisoners. His work in Les Misérables earned him his first Academy Award nomination for Best Actor and his first Golden Globe Award for Best Actor in a Musical or Comedy in 2013.