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Winfrey compensates Chicago for premiere

CHICAGO, Sept. 19 (UPI) -- Talk show host Oprah Winfrey compensated Chicago for the cost of city services for her 24th season premiere on Michigan Avenue, a city official says.
Craig cast in thriller 'Dream House'

Craig cast in thriller 'Dream House'

LOS ANGELES, Aug. 28 (UPI) -- British actor Daniel Craig will star in the psychological thriller "Dream House," Morgan Creek Productions said Friday.
Wolverine gets manicure at Tussauds

Wolverine gets manicure at Tussauds

WASHINGTON, Aug. 27 (UPI) -- A wax figure of Hugh Jackman as the comic book/movie hero Wolverine had its razor-sharp claws manicured at a Washington spa Thursday, Madame Tussauds said.
Jackman to play Barnum in movie musical

Jackman to play Barnum in movie musical

LOS ANGELES, Aug. 4 (UPI) -- Australian actor Hugh Jackman has been tapped to play P.T. Barnum in "The Greatest Showman on Earth," a contemporary movie musical, Variety said.
Jackman, Hathaway invited to join Academy

Jackman, Hathaway invited to join Academy

LOS ANGELES, June 30 (UPI) -- Some 134 U.S. film industry figures have been invited to become voting members of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences, officials say.
Craig, Jackman heading to Broadway

Craig, Jackman heading to Broadway

NEW YORK, May 27 (UPI) -- Action film stars Daniel Craig and Hugh Jackman have signed up for roles in Keith Huff's new Broadway play, "A Steady Rain," theater sources said.
Jackman, Weisz land 'Unbound' roles

Jackman, Weisz land 'Unbound' roles

LOS ANGELES, May 14 (UPI) -- Australian actor Hugh Jackman is set to reunite with Rachel Weisz, his co-star from "The Fountain," for a new period drama called "Unbound Captives."

Aussie tarantula spider swarm discounted

BRISBANE, Australia, May 8 (UPI) -- A pest control expert is dismissing reports that the Australian outback town of Bowen has been overrun by scores of huge eastern tarantulas.
'X-Men' hits the (No. 1) spot

'X-Men' hits the (No. 1) spot

LOS ANGELES, May 4 (UPI) -- "X-Men Origins: Wolverine" was a smash hit in its opening weekend in U.S. theaters, Box Office Mojo said.

'Wolverine' enjoys strong early opening

LOS ANGELES, May 2 (UPI) -- The highly anticipated U.S. summer movie "X-Men Origins: Wolverine" earned at least $4.5 million during early midnight showings, 20th Century Fox says.
Gibson takes date to see 'Wolverine'

Gibson takes date to see 'Wolverine'

LOS ANGELES, April 29 (UPI) -- Mel Gibson, who recently said he and his wife are divorcing, took his girlfriend Oksana Grigorieva to a Los Angeles screening of "X-Men Origins: Wolverine."
'Wolverine' premieres in Arizona

'Wolverine' premieres in Arizona

TEMPE , Ariz., April 28 (UPI) -- The world premiere of the eagerly awaited superhero flick "X-Men Origins: Wolverine" was held Monday night in Tempe, Arizona.
Swine flu prompts 'Wolverine' cancellation

Swine flu prompts 'Wolverine' cancellation

LOS ANGELES, April 27 (UPI) -- Twentieth Century Fox announced Monday that the Mexico City premiere of "X-Men Origins: Wolverine" has been postponed due to the swine flu outbreak.
Jackman as Wolverine dons milk moustache

Jackman as Wolverine dons milk moustache

WASHINGTON, April 16 (UPI) -- Australian actor Hugh Jackman appears as his big screen alter-ego Wolverine and dons a milk moustache in a new ad in the Body By Milk campaign.
Hugh Jackman a hit in Seoul

Hugh Jackman a hit in Seoul

SEOUL, April 11 (UPI) -- Australian star Hugh Jackman delighted fans in South Korea by dropping into their language during a promotional appearance in Seoul for "Wolverine."
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Australian actor Hugh Jackman, winner of the favorite action star award appears backstage at the 2010 People's Choice Awards in Los Angeles on January 6, 2010. UPI/Jim Ruymen
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Hugh Michael Jackman (born 12 October 1968) is an Australian actor and producer who is involved in film, musical theatre, and television.

Jackman has won international recognition for his roles in major films, notably as action/superhero, period and romance characters. He is known for his role as Wolverine in the X-Men series, as well as for his leads in Kate & Leopold, Van Helsing, The Prestige, and Australia. Jackman is a singer, dancer, and actor in stage musicals, and won a Tony Award for his role in The Boy from Oz.

In November 2008, Open Salon named Jackman one of the sexiest men alive. Later that same month, People magazine named Jackman "Sexiest Man Alive."

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