THE SCREENING ROOM: Celebrating Tony Winner Hugh Jackman (Video)

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12 Oct 2012

Tony Award winning-actor Hugh Jackman, last seen on Broadway in his solo show Back on Broadway, will celebrate his birthday Oct. 12. In honor of the Broadway favorite, Playbill.com looks back at Jackman's career.

Aside from his recent appearance on the Great White Way and a 2012 Tony Award for his contributions to the Broadway community, Jackman was awarded a Tony for his performance as Peter Allen in the 2003 musical The Boy From Oz. He has also hosted the Tony Awards ceremony numerous times and returned for a special duet with Neil Patrick Harris at the 2011 awards.

Jackman, who will star as Jean Valjean in the upcoming movie musical "Les Misérables," has also been seen on Broadway in A Steady Rain and starred in the West End production of Oklahoma! He is best known for his work in the "X-Men" film series.

For more on Jackman's theatrical history, visit his page at the Playbill Vault.

Happy birthday, Hugh!

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Here, Jackman talks about singing live in the upcoming "Les Misérables" film:



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