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Hugh Jackman

 
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Hugh Jackman is an Academy Award-nominated, Golden Globe Award and Tony Award-winning performer who has made an impression on audiences of all ages with his multi-hyphenate career persona ‚Äď as successful on stage as he is on film. From his award-winning turn on Broadway as the 1970s ... (read complete bio)
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Hugh Jackman Headshot
Date of Birth: October 12, 1968 (53)

Birth Place: Sydney, AUSTRALIA

Bio:
Hugh Jackman is an Academy Award-nominated, Golden Globe Award and Tony Award-winning performer who has made an impression on audiences of all ages with his multi-hyphenate career persona ‚Äď as successful on stage as he is on film. From his award-winning turn on Broadway as the 1970s ... (read complete bio)

Stage Credits

  [Broadway]
Broadway Revival Production, 2022
Professor Harold Hill
  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 2014
Performer
  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 2011
Performer
  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 2009
Denny
  [Australia]
Australian Tour, 2006
Peter Allen
  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 2003
Peter Allen
  [Off-Broadway]
New York Concert, 2002
Billy Bigelow
  [New York]
Workshop, 2002
Peter Allen
  [West End]
Royal National Theatre Production, 1998
Curly McLain

Photos

Hugh Jackman and Sutton Foster Photo

Hugh Jackman and Sutton Foster

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Hugh Jackman, Bernadette Peters and Sutton Foster Photo

Hugh Jackman, Bernadette Peters and Sutton Foster

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07/10/2022
Hugh Jackman, Bernadette Peters and Sutton Foster Photo

Hugh Jackman, Bernadette Peters and Sutton Foster

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Hugh Jackman and Sutton Foster Photo

Hugh Jackman and Sutton Foster

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Sutton Foster and Hugh Jackman from "The Music Man" at THE 75TH ANNUAL TONY AWARDS, l Photo

Sutton Foster and Hugh Jackman from "The Music Man" at THE 75TH ANNUAL TONY AWARDS, live from Radio City Music Hall in New York City, Sunday, June 12 on the CBS Television Network. Emmy Award winners Darren Criss and Julianne Hough co-host THE TONY AWARDS: ACT ONE, an hour of exclusive content streaming live only on Paramount+, followed by Academy Award winner and Tony Award nominee Ariana DeBose hosting THE 75TH ANNUAL TONY AWARDS. Photo: Mary Kouw/CBS ©2022 CBS Broadcasting, Inc. All Rights Reserved

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Stage

Performances
  [Broadway]
Broadway Revival Production, 2022
Professor Harold Hill

  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 2014
Performer

  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 2011
Performer

  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 2009
Denny

  [Australia]
Australian Tour, 2006
Peter Allen

  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 2003
Peter Allen

  [Off-Broadway]
New York Concert, 2002
Billy Bigelow

  [New York]
Workshop, 2002
Peter Allen

  [West End]
Royal National Theatre Production, 1998
Curly McLain

Hugh Jackman Biography

Hugh Jackman is an Academy Award-nominated, Golden Globe Award and Tony Award-winning performer who has made an impression on audiences of all ages with his multi-hyphenate career persona ‚Äď as successful on stage as he is on film. From his award-winning turn on Broadway as the 1970s singer/songwriter Peter Allen, to his metal claw-wielding Wolverine in the blockbuster X-Men franchise, Mr. Jackman has proven to be one of the most versatile actors of our time. The Australian native made his first major U.S. film appearance as Wolverine in the first installment of the X-Men series, a role he reprised in the enormously successful X2 and X-Men: The Last Stand. He then starred as the title character in X-Men Origins: Wolverine, a prequel to the popular series which grossed $85 million domestically in its first weekend of release. Audiences once again saw Jackman in the popular role in the next chapter, The Wolverine, which grossed over $400 million worldwide. In 2014, Mr. Jackman and the X-Men team reunited for X-Men: Days of Future Past. He garnered his first Academy Award nomination for Best Actor for his performance in Tom Hooper‚Äôs Les Mis√©rables in 2012. Mr. Jackman‚Äôs standout performance as Jean Valjean also earned him a Golden Globe Award for Best Actor in a Comedy/Musical, as well as Screen Actors Guild (SAG) Award¬ģ nominations (Best Ensemble and Best Male Actor in a Leading Role), and a BAFTA Award nomination. Most recently, he was nominated for a Grammy for his role as P.T. Barnum in The Greatest Showman. Sales for the film soundtrack have broken records around the world, reaching multi-platinum status in many countries, including the United Kingdom and the United States. In 2009, Mr. Jackman hosted the 81st Annual Academy Awards, which earned him an Emmy Award nomination. He also served as host of the Tony Awards three years in a row, from 2003 to 2005, earning an Emmy for the 2004 ceremony, and an Emmy nomination for his appearance at the 2005 ceremony. Mr. Jackman starred in Logan, the final iteration of his Wolverine character, alongside Patrick Stewart, and additional film credits include Prisoners, Shawn Levy‚Äôs Real Steel, Baz Luhrmann‚Äôs Australia, Christopher Nolan‚Äôs The Prestige, Darren Aronofsky‚Äôs The Fountain, Woody Allen‚Äôs Scoop, Deception, Someone Like You, Swordfish, Van Helsing, and Kate & Leopold, for which he received a 2002 Golden Globe nomination. In addition, he has lent his voice to the animated features Happy Feet, Flushed Away, and Rise of the Guardians. On Broadway, Jackman most recently starred as The Man in the highly acclaimed play, The River. In 2011, he made a splash on the Great White Way in his one-man show, Hugh Jackman ‚Äď Back on Broadway. Jackman‚Äôs continued dedication to the Broadway community was f√™ted at the 2012 Tony Awards, where he received a Special Tony Award, recognizing his accomplishments as a performer and humanitarian. In 2009, Broadway audiences could see Jackman in the Keith Huff-penned A Steady Rain, starring alongside Daniel Craig. For his portrayal of the 1970s singer/songwriter Peter Allen in The Boy From Oz, Jackman received the 2004 Tony Award for Best Actor in a Musical as well as Drama Desk, Drama League, Outer Critics Circle, and Theatre World Awards. His additional theater credits include Carousel at Carnegie Hall; Oklahoma! at the National Theater in London, for which he received an Olivier Award nomination; Sunset Boulevard, for which he garnered Australia‚Äôs prestigious Australian Variety Artists‚Äô ‚ÄėMo‚Äô Award; and Beauty and the Beast, for which he received a ‚ÄėMo‚Äô Award nomination. Mr. Jackman‚Äôs career began in Australia in the independent films, Paperback Hero and Erskinville Kings. His performance in the latter earned him an Australian Film Critics‚Äô Circle Best Actor Award and The Australian Film Institute Best Actor nomination. In 1999, he was named Australian Star of the Year at the Australian Movie Convention. Mr. Jackman was most recently seen in the role of former Senator Gary Hart, in the Jason Reitman directed film The Front Runner. He has also completed production for the feature film Bad Education, co-starring Allison Janney and Ray Romano. Mr. Jackman began a worldwide arena tour, The Man. The Music. The Show.

Hugh Jackman Awards and Nominations

 
Drama League Awards - 2022 - Distinguished Achievement in Musical Theater Gold Star
Hugh Jackman, The Music Man
 
Tony Awards - 2022 - Best Performance by an Actor in a Leading Role in a Musical
Hugh Jackman, The Music Man
 
Tony Awards - 2012 - Special Tony Award Gold Star
Hugh Jackman
 
Outer Critics Circle Awards - 2005 - Outstanding Actor in a Musical Gold Star
Hugh Jackman, The Boy from Oz
 
BroadwayWorld Awards - 2004 - Best Leading Actor in a Musical Gold Star
Hugh Jackman, The Boy From Oz
 
Drama League Awards - 2004 - Distinguished Performance Award Gold Star
Hugh Jackman, The Boy From Oz
 
Theatre World Awards - 2004 - Performance Gold Star
Hugh Jackman, The Boy From Oz
 
Tony Awards - 2004 - Best Performance by an Actor in a Leading Role in a Musical Gold Star
Hugh Jackman, The Boy from Oz
 
Drama Desk Awards - 2003 - Outstanding Actor - Musical Gold Star
Hugh Jackman, The Boy From Oz
 
Drama Desk Awards - 2000 - Outstanding Actor - Musical Gold Star
Hugh Jackman, The Boy From Oz
 
Olivier Awards - 1999 - Best Actor in a Musical
Hugh Jackman, Oklahoma!

Hugh Jackman News

Charleston Light Opera Guild Presents THE MUSIC MAN in October Photo Charleston Light Opera Guild Presents THE MUSIC MAN in October
by Stephi Wild - Aug 8, 2022

The Music Man, a co-production with the Clay Center, will play at the Maier Performance Hall on October 28-30 and November 4-6, 2022.

Hugh Jackman Wants to Make Theatre 'Accessible to Everyone' Photo Hugh Jackman Wants to Make Theatre 'Accessible to Everyone'
by Team BWW - Jul 29, 2022

Fans can find stage and screen superstar Hugh Jackman at the Winter Garden Theatre, where he is currently playing Harold Hill in The Music Man eight times a week. He recently revealed, however, that he believes the steep cost of tickets prevents many from enjoying Broadway shows.

Wake Up With BWW 7/28: INTO THE WOODS Extends, THE MUSIC MAN Cast Recording, and More Photo Wake Up With BWW 7/28: INTO THE WOODS Extends, THE MUSIC MAN Cast Recording, and More!
by - Jul 28, 2022

Top stories include a Broadway extension for Into The Woods, which will now play an additional eight weeks through October 16, 2022. Plus, Lena Hall will join Little Shop of Horrors as Audrey, The Music Man revival will release a cast recording, and more!

Review: Nostradamus Predicts a Hit With SOMETHING ROTTEN! at Broadway At Music Circus Photo Review: Nostradamus Predicts a Hit With SOMETHING ROTTEN! at Broadway At Music Circus
by Courtney Symes - Jul 27, 2022

Broadway at Music Circus welcomes you to the Renaissance with its newest resounding success, Something Rotten!  This is the first time the Tony Award-nominated musical is being performed at Music Circus and the round lends a special intimacy to the production that, I’ll admit, made it better than the national tour.  With a book by Karey Kirkpatrick and John O’Farrell and music and lyrics by Karey and Wayne Kirkpatrick, Something Rotten! will hilariously satisfy Oxfordians, who question how an uneducated man such as Shakespeare could have written such sophisticated content as is attributed to him.  Even loyal Stratfordians will enjoy the story of Shakespeare-as-plagiarist, for there is no resisting the irreverent humor and jaw-dropping talent that make up the show. 

Photos: THE MUSIC MAN to Release New Broadway Cast Recording - Get a First Look at th Photo Photos: THE MUSIC MAN to Release New Broadway Cast Recording - Get a First Look at the Recording Session
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jul 27, 2022

Accidental Jacket Entertainment will release the official cast recording of the Broadway revival of Meredith Willson’s The Music Man, starring two-time Tony Award, Grammy Award, and Emmy Award-winning star Hugh Jackman as Professor Harold Hill and two-time Tony Award winner Sutton Foster as Marian Paroo. See photos of the recording session here!

Interview: Peloton London Cycling Instructor Sam Yo on Bringing Broadway to the Bike Photo Interview: Peloton London Cycling Instructor Sam Yo on Bringing Broadway to the Bike
by Rachel Weinberg - Jul 26, 2022

Peloton Studios London instructor and former West End performer Sam Yo has been bringing his unique energy and passion for musical theater to Peloton members since he joined the team as an instructor in 2019. For Peloton members familiar with Sam, it shouldn't come as a surprise that he was every bit as enthusiastic, genuine, and warm in this interview as he seems on the bike. On the heels of his special Andrew Lloyd Webber Peloton Broadway ride last week, I connected with Sam about inviting Peloton members back into the studio for the first time since 2020, some insider secrets on how he programs his Broadway rides, and how his background as an actor informs the immense presence he brings as an instructor.

Complete Cast & Creative Announced for World Premiere of GODDESS, Starring Amber Iman Photo Complete Cast & Creative Announced for World Premiere of GODDESS, Starring Amber Iman & More at Berkeley Rep
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jul 21, 2022

Berkeley Repertory Theatre announced the full cast and creative team for the world premiere musical, Goddess. The musical stage production is conceived and directed by Saheem Ali, music and lyrics by Michael Thurber, and written by Jocelyn Bioh. Previews begin Saturday, August 13, and the show runs through Sunday, September 25.

Interview: Matty Maggiacomo of the Andrew Lloyd Webber Peloton Class Photo Interview: Matty Maggiacomo of the Andrew Lloyd Webber Peloton Class
by Jared Fessler - Jul 19, 2022

Watch out for any nearby chandeliers! Pelotons new Andrew Lloyd Webber Broadway Series is guaranteed to bring the house down. Get ready to ride, run, and flow along to showstoppers from Cats, Evita, The Phantom of the Opera, Jesus Christ Superstar, and more!

Hugh Jackman to Lead Animated Hulu Series KOALA MAN Photo Hugh Jackman to Lead Animated Hulu Series KOALA MAN
by Michael Major - Jul 19, 2022

Hugh Jackman will lead the voice cast of Hulu's new animated comedy series, Koala Man, the new series from Rick and Morty co-creator Justin Roiland and Michael Cusack. He will play the role of Big Greg, who is known as the most well-liked man in the town of Dapto and the head of the town council.

VIDEO: Sutton Foster Talks MUSIC MAN Pre-Show Ritual With Hugh Jackman on LIVE Photo VIDEO: Sutton Foster Talks MUSIC MAN Pre-Show Ritual With Hugh Jackman on LIVE
by Michael Major - Jul 11, 2022

Watch Sutton Foster on LIVE! with Kelly and Ryan discussing her current Broadway run in The Music Man. She discussed her pre-show ritual with Hugh Jackman, which they call 'carpet chats,' in which they sit down and talk before every performance. Foster also touched on her love of crafting and why she considers herself to be a 'pro-crocheter.'

Hugh Jackman Videos

VIDEO: Sutton Foster Talks MUSIC MAN Pre-Show Ritual With Hugh Jackman on LIVE VideoVIDEO: Sutton Foster Talks MUSIC MAN Pre-Show Ritual With Hugh Jackman on LIVE
by Michael Major - Jul 11, 2022

Watch Sutton Foster on LIVE! with Kelly and Ryan discussing her current Broadway run in The Music Man. She discussed her pre-show ritual with Hugh Jackman, which they call 'carpet chats,' in which they sit down and talk before every performance. Foster also touched on her love of crafting and why she considers herself to be a 'pro-crocheter.'

VIDEO: Get A First Look At Krystina Alabado, KC Dela Cruz, Angelica Maria Beliard & M VideoVIDEO: Get A First Look At Krystina Alabado, KC Dela Cruz, Angelica Maria Beliard & More In Pre-Broadway KISS MY AZTEC! at Hartford Stage
by Stage Tube - Jun 20, 2022

BroadwayWorld has a first look at the East Coast Premiere of the hilarious Kiss My Aztec! An upbeat musical comedy, Kiss My Aztec! features a book by comedy legend John Leguizamo and acclaimed director Tony Taccone; music by Benjamin Velez; lyrics by David Kamp, Leguizamo and Velez; and choreography by Mayte Natalio.

VIDEO: CBS Shares 75th Annual Tony Awards Teaser Trailer VideoVIDEO: CBS Shares 75th Annual Tony Awards Teaser Trailer
by Michael Major - Jun 7, 2022

The teaser trailer features a star-studded lineup of Tony nominees, including Hugh Jackman, Rachel Dratch, Sutton Foster, Billy Crystal, Uzo Aduba, Jesse Tyler Ferguson, L Morgan Lee, Jesse Williams, Rob McClure, Myles Frost, and more.

Meet the 2022 Tony Nominees: THE MUSIC MAN's Hugh Jackman VideoMeet the 2022 Tony Nominees: THE MUSIC MAN's Hugh Jackman
by BroadwayWorld TV - Jun 4, 2022

Leading up to the 75th Annual Tony Awards, BroadwayWorld is getting up close and personal with the nominees. Today we're studying up on Hugh Jackman! Watch as Hugh tells us more about what this nomination and production means to him!

VIDEO: Hugh Jackman Surprised By High School MUSIC MAN Cast-Mate on THE TODAY SHOW VideoVIDEO: Hugh Jackman Surprised By High School MUSIC MAN Cast-Mate on THE TODAY SHOW
by Michael Major - May 23, 2022

Hugh Jackman opened up about how he feels returning to Broadway, the show's Tony nominations and Sutton Foster's recent Drama League award win. He also addressed recent rumors that Justin Timberlake would be replacing him. The segment concluded with a short performance from the Music Man's Barbershop Quartet.

VIDEO: Hugh Jackman Celebrates Sutton Foster's Drama League Awards Win with Curtain C VideoVIDEO: Hugh Jackman Celebrates Sutton Foster's Drama League Awards Win with Curtain Call Speech
by Marissa Tomeo - May 22, 2022

On Friday night, May 20th, Hugh Jackman made a curtain call speech at The Music Man in honor of Sutton Foster's recent Drama League win. Foster, who currently stars as Marian Paroo alongside Jackman's Harold Hill, was awarded the 2022 Drama League Distinguished Performance Award.

VIDEO: Hugh Jackman Sings in New SIMPSONS Episode Clip VideoVIDEO: Hugh Jackman Sings in New SIMPSONS Episode Clip
by Michael Major - May 20, 2022

BroadwayWorld is excited to share a video clip from the episode, featuring Jackman singing about how the middle class was built in the 1920s. In the episode, Homer aims to finally teache his Bart to admire his dad after he humiliates him at church. However, a visit from a magical, singing janitor (Hugh Jackman) changes everything they thought they knew.

VIDEO: Amanda Seyfried Talks THE DROPOUT, MEAN GIRLS, and More on THE TONIGHT SHOW VideoVIDEO: Amanda Seyfried Talks THE DROPOUT, MEAN GIRLS, and More on THE TONIGHT SHOW
by Marissa Tomeo - May 8, 2022

Amanda Seyfried stopped by THE TONIGHT SHOW STARRING JIMMY FALLON last night to talk about her performance in the new miniseries drama, The Dropout, which is now available to watch on Hulu.

VIDEO: Sutton Foster & Hugh Jackman Reveal They Were 'Intimidated' to Work Together i VideoVIDEO: Sutton Foster & Hugh Jackman Reveal They Were 'Intimidated' to Work Together in MUSIC MAN on MEYERS
by Michael Major - May 6, 2022

Music Man stars Sutton Foster and Hugh Jackman sat down with Seth Meyers to discuss their return to Broadway in the Music Man after the pandemic, troublesome audience members, and why they were initially intimidated to work with each other. They also praised swings and understudies, with Foster detailing her experiences working as one.

VIDEO: Sutton Foster Discusses Performing For Her Daughter in MUSIC MAN on CBS MORNIN VideoVIDEO: Sutton Foster Discusses Performing For Her Daughter in MUSIC MAN on CBS MORNINGS
by Michael Major - Apr 29, 2022

Sutton Foster dished on her pre-show ritual with Hugh Jackman, returning to the stage after the pandemic, and more. Foster also discussed that she sings 'Goodnight, My Someone' from the show every night to her daughter, Emily. Foster spoke on what it was like to have her daughter in the audience while she sang the song during the show.


Hugh Jackman Frequently Asked Questions

How many Broadway shows has Hugh Jackman been in?
Hugh Jackman has appeared on Broadway in 5 shows.

How many West End shows has Hugh Jackman been in?
Hugh Jackman has appeared on London's West End in 1 shows.

What was Hugh Jackman's first West End show?
Hugh Jackman's first West End show was Oklahoma! which opened in 1998

What awards has Hugh Jackman been nominated for?
Distinguished Achievement in Musical Theater (Drama League Awards) for The Music Man , Best Performance by an Actor in a Leading Role in a Musical (Tony Awards) for The Music Man , Special Tony Award (Tony Awards) , Outstanding Actor in a Musical (Outer Critics Circle Awards) for The Boy from Oz , Best Leading Actor in a Musical (BroadwayWorld Awards) for The Boy From Oz , Distinguished Performance Award (Drama League Awards) for The Boy From Oz , Performance (Theatre World Awards) for The Boy From Oz , Best Performance by an Actor in a Leading Role in a Musical (Tony Awards) for The Boy from Oz , Outstanding Actor - Musical (Drama Desk Awards) for The Boy From Oz Outstanding Actor - Musical (Drama Desk Awards) for The Boy From Oz and Best Actor in a Musical (Olivier Awards) for Oklahoma! .

What awards has Hugh Jackman won?
Distinguished Achievement in Musical Theater (Drama League Awards) for The Music Man, Special Tony Award (Tony Awards), Outstanding Actor in a Musical (Outer Critics Circle Awards) for The Boy from Oz , Best Leading Actor in a Musical (BroadwayWorld Awards) for The Boy From Oz, Distinguished Performance Award (Drama League Awards) for The Boy From Oz, Performance (Theatre World Awards) for The Boy From Oz, Best Performance by an Actor in a Leading Role in a Musical (Tony Awards) for The Boy from Oz Outstanding Actor - Musical (Drama Desk Awards) for The Boy From Ozand Outstanding Actor - Musical (Drama Desk Awards) for The Boy From Oz.