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."