Hugh Jackman is an Australian and American film and stage actor and producer. He is best known for his role of a superhero mutant Wolverine in the anthology X-Men. The peak of his acting career was his role in a detective thriller Prisoner (2013). He is also widely known for the films Kate & Leopold, Password Swordfish, Van Helsing, The Fountain, Prestige, Real Steel, Les Miserables and Chappie. Hugh was nominated for Oscar (2013), BAFTA (2013) and Golden Globe (2002). He was a winner of cinema award Golden Globe (2013), theater award Tony (2004) and the television prize Emmy (2005).
Hugh Michael Jackman was born on October 12, 1968 in Sydney. He was the youngest of five children. Hugh was born into the family of Chris Jackman and Grace Watson, emigrants from the UK. In the 1960s they moved to Australia. When Hugh was 8 years old, his parents divorced, Grace returned to England with daughters, and three sons stayed with their father. A few years later, when Hugh was 12, his parents tried to be together again, but the attempt was unsuccessful. Grace came to Australia for three weeks every six months. Later Hugh began to travel to London to visit his mother and sisters.