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HUGH JACKMAN is an Academy Award-nominated, Golden Globe and Tony Award-winning performer who has made an impression on audiences of all ages with his multi-hyphenate career persona, as successful on stage in front of live crowds 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 XMen franchise, 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 an $85 million domestically in its first weekend of release. The Wolverine followed, which grossed over $400 million worldwide. In 2014, Jackman and the X-Men team reunited for X-Men: Days of Future Past. Jackman won the Golden Globe and garnered his first Academy Award nomination for Best Actor for his performance in Tom Hooper's Les Miserables, based on the popular stage show created from Victor's Hugo famous novel of the same name. The performance also earned a Screen Actors Guild (SAG) Award and BAFTA Award nominations. Most recently, he was Golden Globe-nominated for his role at P.T. Barnum in The Greatest Showman. Sales for the soundtrack to the film have broken records the world over, reaching multi-platinum status in many countries including the UK and U.S. I

n 2009, Jackman took on host duties at the 81st Annual Academy Awards, earning an Emmy Award nomination for his work. He hosted the Tony Awards from 2003 to 2005, earning an Emmy Award for the 2004 ceremony, and an Emmy nomination for his appearance at the 2005 ceremony.

Jackman completed his Wolverine character's arc in Logan. Additional film credits include The Frontrunner, Prisoners, Real Steel, Australia, The Prestige, The Fountain, Scoop, Deception, Someone Like You, Swordfish, Van Helsing, and Kate & Leopold, for which he received a 2002 Golden Globe nomination. In addition, he lent his voice to the animated features Happy Feet, Flushed Away and Rise of the Guardians.

Jackman's theater performances and awards are numerous. He won the 2004 Tony Award, the Drama Desk, Drama League Outer Critics Circle and Theatre World awards for his turn as 1970s singer/songwriter Peter Allen in The Boy From Oz. 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's prestigious 'MO' Award, and Beauty and the Beast, for which he received a 'MO' Award nomination. In 2012 he received a Special Award from the Tony Awards Administration Committee, recognizing his accomplishments both as a performer as well as a humanitarian.

His much-anticipated worldwide arena tour, The Man. The Music. The Show, will begin this Spring. Jackman was recently seen playing former Senator Gary Hart in the Jason Reitman-directed film The Front Runner. He recently completed production on Bad Education, co-starring Allison Janney and Ray Romano.

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