Australian star of film, musical theatre and TV is perhaps most famous for his role as Wolverine in the X-Men movies.• People magazine voted Hugh one of the world’s 50 most beautiful people 5 years in a row- and one of the Sexiest Men Alive sexiest men alive in 2007.
• Has been cast as Jean ValJean in the forthcoming film adaptation of Les Miserables.
• Got a black eye after a stunt went wrong on Oprah’s Australian show.
• In 2004, he won an Emmy for his hosting of the Tony Awards.
“I meet people with full-color Wolverine tattoos on their backs. Thank God I did okay, because I think if I hadn’t, they’d spit on me in the street.”
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Hugh was 16 in 1984, the year that:
The Space Shuttle Discovery departed on its maiden voyage.