Hugh Jackman, born in Sydney in 1968, is an Australian actor and producer. He's known to portray superheroes and romantic period characters. He graduated from the University of Technology Sydney with a degree in journalism. He's best known for playing the Wolverine in the X-Men...Read more series, as well as lead roles in "Kate & Leopold" (2001), "Van Helsing" (2004), "Australia" (2008) and "Real Steel" (2011). In 2008, People Magazine named Jackman the Sexiest Man Alive. Jackman showed off his singing chops for the first time in the musical film "Les Miserables" (2012), in which he plays the hefty lead role of Jean Valjean.