Hugh Jackman

Biography: Hugh Michael Jackman is the youngest of five children. His mother left the family and returned to England when he was 8 years old. Hugh attended Knox Grammar School which is elite all boys school in Wahroonga, New South Wales. He graduated from the University of Technology, Sydney with a B. A. in Communications. His major was Journalism. In 1994, Hugh graduated from WAAPA in Perth.
Hugh married Deborra-Lee Furness in February, 1996. They met on the set of an Australian television program called Correlli. Hugh and Deborra have two children, both of whom are adopted. Oscar Maximilian Jackman, born on May 15, 2000 was their first and Ava Eliot Jackman, born on July 10, 2005 was their second.
Hugh was a last minute addition to the 2000 X-men cast. Dougray Scott was the first choice for the character of Wolverine but was not able to leave the filming of Mission Impossible II to fill the role. Despite the fact that Hugh is almost a foot taller than the Wolverine character, his
performance was highly praised and he enjoyed a substantial amount of success due to the film's popularity. Hugh went on to star in films such as Swordfish with John Travolta and Halle Berry, Kate and Leopold with Meg Ryan, and Van Helsing.
Hugh won a Tony Award in 2004 for his Broadway portrayal of Australian songwriter and performer Peter Allen in The Boy From Oz. He also hosted the Tony Awards in 2004 and 2005 and in 2009 hosted the 2009 Acadamy Awards.
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Hugh Jackman's Scores

Average career score: 50
Highest Metascore: 77 Happy Feet
Lowest Metascore: 18 Movie 43
Score distribution:
  1. Positive: 7 out of 22
  2. Negative: 8 out of 22
22 movie reviews
Title: Year: Credit: User score:
66 The Prestige Oct 20, 2006 Robert Angier 8.7
68 X2: X-Men United May 2, 2003 Logan/Wolverine 8.2
51 The Fountain Nov 22, 2006 Tomas/Tommy/Tom Creo 8.1
32 Someone Like You... Mar 30, 2001 Eddie Alden 8.1
74 Prisoners Sep 20, 2013 Keller / Keller Dover / Keller Dover 8.1
64 X-Men Jul 14, 2000 Logan/Wolverine 7.5
57 Rise of the Guardians Nov 21, 2012 Bunnymund/The Easter Bunny / Bunny / E. Aster Bunnymund 7.5
42 Snow Flower and the Secret Fan Jul 15, 2011 Cast 7.4
63 Les Miserables Dec 25, 2012 Jean Valjean / Jean Valjean 7.4
30 Oh My God Nov 13, 2009 Himself 7.3
56 Real Steel Oct 7, 2011 Charlie Kenton 7.1
74 Flushed Away Nov 3, 2006 Roddy 7.0
40 Butter Oct 5, 2012 Boyd Bolton / Boyd Bolton 6.9
60 The Wolverine Jul 26, 2013 Producer / Logan/Wolverine / Logan / Logan/Wolverine 6.8
32 Swordfish Jun 8, 2001 Stanley Jobson 6.5
44 Kate & Leopold Dec 21, 2001 Leopold 6.4
40 X-Men Origins: Wolverine May 1, 2009 Producer / Logan/Wolverine 6.2
58 X-Men: The Last Stand May 26, 2006 Logan/Wolverine 6.1
77 Happy Feet Nov 17, 2006 Memphis 6.1
35 Van Helsing May 7, 2004 Van Helsing 5.5
31 Deception Apr 25, 2008 Producer / Wyatt Bose 4.9
18 Movie 43 Jan 25, 2013 Cast / Principal Cast / Davis (Segment "The Catch") 3.1
tbd X-Men: Days of Future Past May 23, 2014 Logan/Wolverine / Logan/Wolverine tbd
tbd Chappie Mar 6, 2015 Cast / Vincent tbd
tbd Pan Jul 17, 2015 Blackbeard tbd