Hugh Jackman Turns 54!

Hugh Michael Jackman was born in Sydney, Australia, on October 12, 1986. He is an actor from Australia who began his career in theater and television. His major break came in 2000 when he was cast as Logan/Wolverine in the “X-Men” film series. Since then, he has been in a number of noteworthy movies, including “The Greatest Showman” in 2017 and “Les Misérables” in 2012. Jackman and Deborro-Lee Furness, whom he met while filming the Australian television series “Correlli,” are wed.

Career Timeline


In the “X-Men” film series, Wolverine/Logan gives Jackman his breakout role.


Jackman co-stars in Christopher Nolan’s suspenseful film “The Prestige” with Christian Bale, Michael Caine, and Scarlett Johansson.


The acclaimed musical “Les Misérables” starring Jackman.


For his performance in “Les Misérables,” Jackman receives the Golden Globe Award for “Best Actor in a Motion Picture Musical or Comedy.”


The Australian leg of Jackman’s “Broadway to Oz” musical tour.


In the movie “Logan,” Jackman gives his final performance as Wolverine, for which he is also given the Guinness World Record.


To play songs from “The Greatest Showman,” Jackman embarks on a globe tour for his show “The Man. The Music. The Show.”