Knox Grammar School
University of Technology
The School of Practical Philosphy
Edith Cowan University
Appeared in the biopic "Eddie the Eagle"
Played Wolverine yet again for "X-Men: Days of Future Past"
Starred in another "X-Men" spin-off, "The Wolverine"
Received Special Tony Award
Co-starred as Jean Valjean in feature adaptation of popular musical drama "Les Misérables," directed by Tom Hooper
Voiced the Easter Bunny in animated adventure "Rise of the Guardians"
Joined the cast of the historical drama "Snow Flower and the Secret Fan"
Made a cameo as Wolverine in "X-Men: First Class"
Starred in the robot-boxing drama "Real Steel"
Co-starred with Daniel Craig in Keith Huff's Broadway play "A Steady Rain"
Reprised role of Wolverine to star in "X-Men Origins: Wolverine"
Hosted the the 81st annual Academy Awards ceremony
Co-starred with Ewan McGregor and Michelle Williams in "Deception"
Co-starred with Nicole Kidman in the Baz Luhrmann directed-epic "Australia"
Played a British aristocrat, opposite Scarlett Johansson in Woody Allen's "Scoop"
Played three different characters in Darren Aronofsky's "The Fountain"
Co-starred with Christian Bale in Christopher Nolan's "The Prestige," about rival magicians working in early-20th-century London
Reprised the role of Wolverine in "X-Men: The Last Stand"
Starred as Dracula's monster-hunting enemy in the thriller "Van Helsing"
Reprised role of Wolverine in "X2"
Made Broadway debut playing Australian songwriter and performer Peter Allen in"The Boy From Oz"
Acted in the short film "Standing Room Only"; the directorial debut of his wife Deborra-Lee Furness
Cast in first romantic lead, opposite Meg Ryan in "Kate & Leopold"
Co-starred in the action film "Swordfish" along with John Travolta and Halle Berry
Portrayed Wolverine (replacing Dougray Scott) in the film version of "X-Men"
Starred in the low-budget Australian drama "Erskinville Kings"
Played an Australian outback truck driver who writes a romance novel in the comedy "Paperback Hero"
Played Detective Eric Ringer on the Australian series "Halifax f.p."
Played Curly in the National Theatre Company's London revival of "Oklahoma!"
Made his American TV debut in "Hey, Mr Producer" a PBS tribute to producer Cameron Mackintosh
Hosted the weekly lifestyle series "In Fashion" on Australia's Foxtel network
Starred as Joe Gillis in the Melbourne production of "Sunset Boulevard"
Cast as the villain Gaston in the Australian stage premiere of "Beauty and the Beast"
Starred with future wife Deborra-Lee Furness in the Australian series "Correlli"
Offered a part in the Australian series "Neighbours" but turned it down to attend Western Australian Academy of Performing Arts
Completed one-year intensive acting course at Actors Centre in Sydney, Australia
Is the youngest of five children.
Parents are both English; they emigrated to Australia before his birth.
Met his wife Deborra-Lee Furness on the set of "Correlli."
Is extremely near-sighted.
Named one of People Magazine's "50 Most Beautiful People" in 2004.