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An Australian actor, producer, and general all-round heartthrob, '''Hugh Jackman''' first gained worldwide attention as Curley in the West End's revival of ''Theatre/{{Oklahoma}}'', but he did not become a household name until he was cast as ComicBook/{{Wolverine}} in the ''Film/XMen'' film franchise. He subsequently won a Tony Award for his performance in the Broadway production of ''Theater/TheBoyFromOz'' as Australian singer-songwriter Peter Allen. He has also starred in romances and romantic comedies, including ''Film/KateAndLeopold'' (opposite Meg Ryan) and ''Film/{{Australia}}'' (opposite fellow Aussie and close friend Creator/NicoleKidman). He currently plans to star in a future remake of ''Theatre/{{Carousel}}'', a role he had formerly played on Broadway, and got himself an AcademyAward nomination for playing Jean Valjean in the film version of the musical ''Film/LesMiserables2012''.

He is married to Deborra-Lee Furness, who was his [[RomanceOnTheSet co-star]] on the [[ShortRunners short-lived]] Australian drama series ''Correlli'' - his first screen appearance. They have two children, both adopted.

Incidentally, he won ''People'' Magazine's Sexiest Man Alive award in 2008.

Apparently has a SitcomArchNemesis in NeilPatrickHarris as seen [[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LqJxyuTMMog in this song and dance routine]] and [[http://www.collegehumor.com/video/6770711/hugh-jackmans-teacher-interview backed up here]].

It should also be noted that he has a reputation for being [[RealLife/MeanCharacterNiceActor one of THE nicest celebrities in all of Hollywood.]] Ask anyone... except [[Series/{{Scrubs}} Dr. Cox]].
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