Hugh Jackman is one of the most famous Hollywood actors. He was born in Australia, Sydney in 1968. H. Jackman started his career as an actor on stages of Australian theatres, where he played in several musicals. The actor also acted in several Australian movies like Correlli and Sunset Boulevard. However, the true popularity and fame came to Hugh Jackman with his role Wolverine in X-Men. The play of an actor stroke the audience and movie critics so much that he was awarded with a title Best Actor of 2001. It would not be an exaggeration to say that it is exactly X-Men that made Hugh Jackman "an instant star" (http://www.allaboutjackman.com/bio.html).
In a short period of time Hugh Jackman was given a lot of offers and acted in such movies as Someone Like You, Kate and Leopold, Real Steel, Rise of the Huardians, etc. Filmography of an actor is indeed stunning. During the past ten years he starred in more than 20 high-grossing movies. At present time Hugh Jackman is working on a number of movies, which will see the world in 2013. Among them are Les Miserables, Movie 43 and X-Men.
When speaking about Hugh Jackman, it is necessary to say that he is not only an outstanding actor. In 2005 together with John Palermo, the actor founded a production company named Seed productions.
Apart from his actor and producer career, Hugh Jackman is also known for his charity work. Together with his wife Deborah-Lee Furrness, he supports numerous charity organization like the Global Poverty Project and MPTV Fund Foundation, etc.
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