Jackman said "I totally felt like it can't get any better than this.On some level that production will be one of the highlights of my career." He also starred in the 1999 film version of the same stage musical, which has been screened in many countries.Jackman's early film works include Erskineville Kings and Paperback Hero (1999), and his television work includes Law of the Land, Halifax f.p., Blue Heelers, and Banjo Paterson's The Man from Snowy River.Jackman became known outside Australia in 1998, when he played the leading role of Curly in the Royal National Theatre's acclaimed stage production of Oklahoma! The performance earned him an Olivier Award nomination for Best Actor in a Musical.I kept saying to the writers, 'Don't give me long, choreographed fights for the sake of it.Don't make the fights pretty." Jackman also had to get used to wearing Wolverine's claws.During his stage musical career in Melbourne, he starred in the 1998 Midsumma festival cabaret production Summa Cabaret.He also hosted Melbourne's Carols by Candlelight and Sydney's Carols in the Domain.
And after all, if Angie Jolie can screw with the lot of us as to what's really cookin' down below for her (despite this current clan of all things Pitt), why the hell can't Hugh?
I watched a lot of Mike Tyson fights, especially his early fights.
There's something about his style, the animal rage, that seemed right for Wolverine.
His work in Les Misérables earned him his first Academy Award nomination for Best Actor and his first Golden Globe Award for Best Actor – Motion Picture Musical or Comedy in 2013.
In Broadway theatre, Jackman won a Tony Award for his role in The Boy from Oz.