Quigley Poll:
Top Ten Money Making Stars

The Year 2013

Hugh Jackman

Hugh Jackman Actor, Producer.

b. Sidney, New South Wales, Australia, October 12, 1968. e. U. of Technology, Sydney. Pursued drama at the Western Australian Academy of Performing Arts. Owner/Founder of production company, Seed Productions.

THEATRE: London: Beauty and the Beast, Oklahoma!. Australia: Sunset Boulevard, The Boy from Oz. B’way: Carousel, The Boy From Oz (Tony Award 2004), A Steady Rain.

PICTURES: X-Men, Someone Like You..., Swordfish, Kate & Leopold (Golden Globe nom. 2002), X2, Van Helsing, X-Men: The Last Stand, Scoop, The Fountain, The Prestige, Flushed Away (voice), Happy Feet (voice, soundtrack performer), Deception (also prod.), Australia, X-Men Origins: Wolverine (also prod.), Snow Flower and the Secret Fan, Selma, Real Steel, Rise of the Guardians (voice), Les Misérables (Academy Award nom.; Golden Globe Award 2013), Movie 43, The Wolverine (also prod.), Prisoners, X-Men: Days of Future Past, Chappie, Pan.

TELEVISION: Movies: Halifax f.p: Afraid of the Dark, Oklahoma!. Series: Correlli, Snowy River: The McGregor Saga, The Directors’ Series (exec. prod.), Viva Laughlin (also pilot), An Aussie Goes Bolly (doc., narr.). Specials: The 2004 Tony Awards (host, Emmy Award 2005), The 59th Annual Tony Awards (host, Emmy Award nom. 2006), 81st Annual Academy Awards (Emmy nom. 2009). Guest: More than 180 appearances.