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Hugh Jackman The Man We All Need To Know Too Well

Aussie actor and producer Hugh Jackman is perhaps best known for playing Wolverine in the X-Men series, a role that’s made him one of the most popular actors in Hollywood. He’s got a string of hit roles under his belt and though he may not be playing Wolverine any more, we’re certain he’ll continue to land more top roles. Here are 11 things you never knew about Hugh Jackman.

  1. Before hitting it big, he used to work as a professional clown. His name was Coco the Clown, though he couldn’t actually do any magic tricks

via Buzztache.com

2. He reportedly turned down the chance to play James Bond in Casino Royale, though has admitted if given the opportunity again, he’d seriously consider accepting it

via Geekyrant.com

3. In order to beef up for the role of Wolverine, he would go on extreme diets and consume as much as 6,000 calories a day

via Bodybuilding.com

4. One of his dream roles would be to play Jason in the Friday the 13th movies

via Syfy.com

5. He had anger issues as a kid and played rugby as a way of letting out his anger

via Biography.com

6. As he was growing up, his idol was Grease‘s Olivia Newton-John; he would have posters of her and everything

via People.com

7. He was a singer at Nicole Kidman and Keith Urban’s wedding back in 2006

via Fandango.com

8. He’s been credited as playing Logan/Wolverine in seven different films – no other actor has played the same character in as many different films

via Denofgeek.com

9. Although Wolverine smokes cigars, Jackman doesn’t smoke at all in real life and isn’t too fond of doing it in the films

via Pinterest.com

10. He wears contact lenses as he’s near sighted and without contacts, everything he sees is very blurry

via Howtoistanbul.com

11. While filming 2004’s Van Helsing, he accidentally broke an extra’s hand

via Allaboutjackman.com

James Gibson
I'm a Classics graduate and have been writing for over three years. Hopefully going to go into novel writing some day. I'm mostly interested in theme parks and roller coasters - I've been on 300 coasters and plan on going on lots more!


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