Hugh Jackman

Birth date: October 12, 1968
Birth place: Sydney, Australia

Well-known as a movie star, Hugh Jackman took Broadway by storm in The Boy from Oz during the 2003/04 season, winning himself a Tony for Best Actor in a Musical. In late 2009, he starred alongside Daniel Craig in A Steady Rain. He then headlined his own revue show titled Hugh Jackman, Back on Broadway in 2011. He also received a Special Tony Award in 2012, honouring "his contributions to the Broadway community, both as a performer and humanitarian; his tireless dedication to charitable works of many types; and his personal generosity of spirit."


BROADWAY PERFORMANCES

Show Character Theatre First Performance Last Performance
The Boy from Oz Peter Allen Imperial Theatre October 16, 2003 September 12, 2004
A Steady Rain Denny Gerald Schoenfeld Theatre September 29, 2009 December 6, 2009
Hugh Jackman: Back on Broadway Himself Broadhurst Theatre November 10, 2011 January 1, 2012


TONY AWARDS

Year Category Show Result
2004 Best Actor in a Musical The Boy from Oz Won
2012 Special Tony Award Won