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Hugh Jackman

Hugh Jackman (born October 12, 1968) is an Australian actor.

Jackman was born in Sydney to English immigrant parents. He is most well-known as the fictional comics character Wolverine in the movie X-Men and its sequels X2, X-Men: The Last Stand. In X-Men Origins: Wolverine, Jackman plays the older Wolverine while Troye Sivan plays the younger one. He is also well known in Australia for his work in musical theatre.

He has presented the Tony Awards and the Academy Awards. He has won an Emmy Award, a Golden Globe Award, a Saturn Award and a Tony Award.

Jackman married Deborra-Lee Furness in 1996 in Melbourne. The couple adopted a son and daughter. Jackman had skin cancer removed in 2013, and again in 2014.[1]


  1. Hugh Jackman treated for more skin cancer

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