Born October 12, 1968 in Sydney, Australia, Hugh Jackman always had an interest in theatre, but never imagined he would turn his hobby into a career! It wasn't until graduating from the University of Technology in Sydney with a degree in Communications that Hugh would begin to see acting as a potential career path. Deciding to pursue acting professionally, Hugh enrolled in acting courses and it wouldn't take long for the budding star to start his climb!
Hugh Jackman would start his rise on stage in Australia, eventually making his way to London's West End where he starred in the acclaimed stage production Oklahoma!. While Hugh would make his big break into Hollywood in 2000, he continued to perform on stage and one of his most celebrated performances to date would come in 2003 when he starred in the Broadway production of The Boy from Oz. Winning the Tony Award for Best Actor, Hugh Jackman has proven he is a force to be reckoned with both on stage and on the big screen!