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  • Hugh Jackman

    Born on October 12, 1968 in Sydney, New South Wales, Australia

awards & nominations

Les Misérables (2012)

Hugh Jackman as "Jean Valjean"

After 19 years as a prisoner, Jean Valjean (Hugh Jackman) is freed by Javert (Russell Crowe), the officer in charge of the prison workforce. Valjean promptly breaks parole but later uses money from stolen silver to reinvent himself as a mayor and factory owner. Javert vows to bring Valjean back to prison. Eight years later, Valjean becomes the guardian of a child named Cosette after her mother's (Anne Hathaway) death, but Javert's relentless pursuit means that peace will be a long time coming.

Academy Award (2012) Nominated Best Actor
British Academy of Film & Television Arts (2012) Nominated Leading Actor
Golden Globe (2012) Won Best Performance By an Actor in a Motion Picture - Comedy or Musical
Screen Actors Guild Awards (2012) Nominated Outstanding Performance by a Cast in a Motion Picture
Screen Actors Guild Awards (2012) Nominated Outstanding Performance by a Male Actor in a Leading Role

Kate & Leopold (2001)

Hugh Jackman as "Leopold"

Kate McKay (Meg Ryan) is a modern day executive, a 21st century woman driven to succeed in the corporate world. Leopold, the third Duke of Albany, is a charming gent and bachelor of the late 18OOs. With career and social expectations looming, each has grown cynical about the very notion of falling in love. But when a rip in the fabric of time thrusts Leopold into present day New York, the potential for an old-fashioned modern romance ignites.

Golden Globe (2001) Nominated Best Performance By an Actor in a Motion Picture - Comedy or Musical

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