Hugh Jackman

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Hugh Michael Jackman (born 12 October 1968) is an Australian actor. He landed his breakthrough role as Wolverine / Logan in the X-Men film series (2000–2017), a tenure that earned him the Guinness World Record for "longest career as a live-action Marvel superhero". Jackman has headlined several films during his career, including the romantic comedy Kate & Leopold (2001), the action horror Van Helsing (2004), the drama The Prestige (2006), the fantasy drama The Fountain (2006), the animated film Flushed Away (2006), the period romance Australia (2008), the epic musical Les Misérables (2012), Rise of the Guardians (2012), the thriller Prisoners (2013), Missing Link (2019), and the musical The Greatest Showman (2017). Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Hugh Jackman has received more than 24,263,223 page views. His biography is available in 88 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 85 in 2019). Hugh Jackman is the 425th most popular actor (down from 354th in 2019), the 18th most popular biography from Australia (down from 16th in 2019) and the 8th most popular Australian Actor.

Hugh Jackman is most famous for his role as Wolverine in the X-Men movies.

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  • 71.89

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  • 88

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  • 6.58

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  • 5.15

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Among actors, Hugh Jackman ranks 425 out of 10,030Before him are Zsa Zsa Gabor, Jack Palance, Desmond Llewelyn, Kevin Kline, Javier Bardem, and Joan Collins. After him are Renée Zellweger, Mel Ferrer, Boris Karloff, Gary Sinise, Lee Strasberg, and Magda Schneider.

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Among people born in 1968, Hugh Jackman ranks 6Before him are Will Smith, Paolo Maldini, Celine Dion, Daniel Craig, and Felipe VI of Spain. After him are Kolinda Grabar-Kitarović, Naomi Watts, Guy Ritchie, Frederik, Crown Prince of Denmark, Mika Häkkinen, and Didier Deschamps.

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In Australia

Among people born in Australia, Hugh Jackman ranks 18 out of 790Before him are Rod Laver (1938), Colleen McCullough (1937), Truganini (1812), Julian Assange (1971), Steve Irwin (1962), and Alexander Prokhorov (1916). After him are Ned Kelly (1855), Peter Singer (1946), V. Gordon Childe (1892), Margot Robbie (1990), P. L. Travers (1899), and John Eccles (1903).

Among ACTORS In Australia

Among actors born in Australia, Hugh Jackman ranks 8Before him are Geoffrey Rush (1951), Paul Hogan (1939), Errol Flynn (1909), Heath Ledger (1979), Cate Blanchett (1969), and Chris Hemsworth (1983). After him are Margot Robbie (1990), Lionel Logue (1880), Rod Taylor (1930), Simon Baker (1969), Eric Bana (1968), and Judith Anderson (1897).

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