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Summary

Hugh Jackman (born as Hugh Michael Jackman in Sydney, New South Wales, Australia) is a famous Actor from Australia, he is 50 years old and still alive, born October 12, 1968.

Biography

Hugh Jackman, Michael is an Australian film and stage actor, best known for his role as Wolverine in the movie X-Men, and its two sequels, and his Tony Award-winning performance in The Boy from Oz. His other work in American films include Swordfish, Van Helsing and Kate & Leopold (Jackman latter was nominated for a Golden Globe Award for Best Actor in Musical or Comedy in 2001).

His film work includes Erskineville Kings and Paperback Hero (both from 1999), while his television work includes Law of the Land, Halifax fp, Blue Heels and The Man From Snowy River.

On stage, Jackman played "Gaston" in the Melbourne production of Beauty and the Beast, and "Joe Gillis" in the same city's version of Sunset Boulevard.

He first became known outside of Australia when he starred as "Curly" in the Royal National Theatres production of Oklahoma! in London. His performance was filmed and was broadcast on TV and released on DVD. On 6 June 2002 Jackman sang the role of "Billy Bigelow" in Carousel in a special concert performance at Carnegie Hall in Manhattan, New York.

He was signed to the movie X-Men at the last minute, after Dougray Scott, who originally was to have the role as "Wolverine" was delayed on the set of Mission: Impossible II. The role of "Wolverine" Jackman was made ​​overnight celebrity, and he repeated the role in X-Men 2 (2003), X-Men: The Last Stand (2006) and (X-Men Origins: Wolverine) (2009).

Zodiac etc.

He is born under the zodiac libra, who is known for Balance, Justice, Truth, Beauty, Perfection. Our collection contains 19 quotes who is written / told by Hugh.

Related authors: Dougray Scott

Source / external links:

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Hugh_Jackman

Famous quotes by Hugh Jackman (19)


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"Now I meet people with full-color Wolverine tattoos on their backs. Thank God I did okay, because I think if I hadn't, they'd spit on me in the street"
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"My father is a real idealist, and he's all about learning. If I asked for a pair of Nikes growing up, it was just a resounding 'No.' But if I asked for a saxophone, one would appear and next day and I'd be signed up for lessons. So anything to do with education or learning, my father would spare no expense"
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"It dawned on me that acting was what I wanted to do with my life. Nothing had ever touched my heart like acting did"
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"Being on Broadway is the modern equivalent of being a monk. I sleep a lot, eat a lot, and rest a lot"
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"When you're playing an icon like Wolverine, it's sometimes better to be someone that nobody knows because they don't know what to expect. I don't mind a little bit of anonymity; it helps on the subway"
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"There was a whole display set up of all the X-Men paraphernalia. My wife couldn't resist telling this 5-year-old boy that I was Wolverine. The little kid looked up at me and he was staring at me"
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"I'm not doing Bond"
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"I just love making a fool out of myself. I made my living as a clown at kids' parties for about three years"
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"I have a terrific marriage, but unlike a lot of relationships where they ebb and flow, no matter what happens you fall deeper and deeper in love every day. It's kind of the best thing that can happen to you. It's thrilling"
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"Becoming a father, I think it inevitably changes your perspective of life. I don't get nearly enough sleep. And the simplest things in life are completely satisfying. I find you don't have to do as much, like you don't go on as many outings"
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"I'm not a kid. You don't get in this business for anonymity. It's not like I have posters of myself on the wall, but at the same time, I'm kind of ready for a little bit of it, but I worry for my little one, and my family - their privacy. That's what I'm more protective of"
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"I'm a big goofball, you know. Don't tell anyone that, but I'm a big goofball. In Australia we call it a dag"
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"Americans are the most generous country on the planet. I've worked in Europe, I've worked in Australia. There is no where else where you get absolutely no attitude for being a foreigner. If you do your job well, they embrace you"
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"We feel that there are so many kids who need adopting. We thought we'd do it after having a couple of our own, but we just changed our mind"
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"My agent said to me five years ago, 'Hugh, I can see one day you... if I had to plan a goal for you, it's for you to have the kind of career that Sinatra had.'"
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"I'm an actor who believes we all have triggers to any stage of emotion. It's not always easy to find but it's still there"
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"I have a wife and a son, but the gay rumors have started. I guess it's a sign that I'm moving up the ladder"
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"My friends say, 'Man you're going to have kids sleeping on pillowcases with your face on it! You're going to be on toothbrushes and magnets and stuff.' I guess now that I'm a dad, I'm thrilled about that"
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"Sometimes you have to go places with characters and emotions within yourself you don't want to do, but you have a duty to the story and as a storyteller to do it"


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