9781844549047

Hugh Jackman : The Biography

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  • ISBN 13:

    9781844549047

  • ISBN 10:

    1844549046

  • Format: Trade Book
  • Copyright: 10/11/2012
  • Publisher: John Blake

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Summary

One of Hollywood's hottest properties, Hugh Jackman has become an international superstar as Wolverine in the X-Men series, and is loved by fans worldwide thanks to his extremely varied career as an actor and producer in film, television, and musical theater. Born in Sydney in 1968, he starred in several Australian musical theater productions before gaining international recognition on London's West End in a critically acclaimed production ofOklahoma!for which he received an Olivier Award nomination for Best Actor. In 2000, Jackman's Hollywood break came as he was cast as Wolverine, a role that catapulted him to stardom. He has since reprised the role in box office hitsX-Men 2,X-Men: The Last Stand, andX-Men Origins: Wolverine. He continues to combine a successful theater career with big screen work, winning a Tony Award for his 2004 performance inThe Boy From Oz. Rumored to have been shortlisted for the role of James Bond, in 2006 Jackman then went on to star in the animated filmHappy Feetand alongside fellow Aussie Nicole Kidman in Baz Luhrmann's epic filmAustralia.

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