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Hugh Michael Jackman AC (born 12 October 1968)[1] is an Australian actor, singer, and producer. He is best known for playing Wolverine in the X-Men
X-Men
film series from 2000 to 2018, a role for which he holds the Guinness World Record
Guinness World Record
for "longest career as a live-action Marvel superhero". Jackman is also recognised for his lead roles in films such as the romantic comedy Kate & Leopold (2001), the action film Van Helsing (2004), the drama The Prestige (2006), the fantasy drama The Fountain
The Fountain
(2006), the period romance Australia (2008), the film version of Les Misérables (2012), the thriller Prisoners (2013), and the musical The Greatest Showman
The Greatest Showman
(2017), for which he received a Grammy Award
Grammy Award
for Best Soundtrack Album. For playing Jean Valjean
Jean Valjean
in Les Misérables, he was nominated for the Academy Award for Best Actor
Academy Award for Best Actor
and won the Golden Globe
Golden Globe
Award for Best Actor – Motion Picture Musical or Comedy. In Broadway theatre, Jackman won the 2004 Tony Award
Tony Award
for Best Actor in a Musical for his role in The Boy from Oz. A four-time host of the Tony Awards, he won an Emmy
Emmy
Award for hosting the 2005 ceremony. He also hosted the 81st Academy Awards
81st Academy Awards
in 2009. Jackman was appointed a Companion of the Order of Australia
Companion of the Order of Australia
in the 2019 Queen's Birthday Honours for services to performing arts and to the global community.

Contents

1 Early life 2 Career

2.1 1995–1999: Early career in theatre 2.2 2000–2004: Breakthrough with X-Men 2.3 2005–2007: Success and more major roles 2.4 2008–2011: Return to musical performance alongside acting 2.5 2012–2018: More success with major grossing films 2.6 2019: Concert tour

3 Production company 4 Personal life

4.1 Philanthropy 4.2 Other interests

5 Work and accolades 6 References 7 External links

Early life Jackman was born in Sydney, New South Wales, to Grace McNeil (née Greenwood) and Christopher John Jackman, a Cambridge-educated accountant.[2][3] His parents were English and had come to Australia
Australia
in 1967 as part of the "Ten Pound Poms" immigration.[3] Thus, in addition to his Australian citizenship, Jackman holds British citizenship by virtue of being born to UK-born parents.[4][5] One of his paternal great-grandfathers, Nicholas Isidor Bellas, was Greek,[6][7] from the Ottoman Empire
Ottoman Empire
(now in Greece).[8][9] His parents were devout Christians, having been converted by Evangelist Billy Graham
Billy Graham
after their marriage.[3] Jackman has four older siblings and was the second of his parents' children to be born in Australia.[10] He also has a younger half-sister, from his mother's remarriage.[11] His parents divorced when he was eight, and Jackman remained in Australia
Australia
with his father and two brothers, while his mother moved back to England with Jackman's two sisters.[3][12][13] As a child, Jackman liked the outdoors, spending a lot of time at the beach and on camping trips and school holidays all over Australia. He wanted to see the world saying, "I used to spend nights looking at atlases. I decided I wanted to be a chef on a plane. Because I'd been on a plane and there was food on board, I presumed there was a chef. I thought that would be an ideal job."[14] Jackman went to primary school at Pymble Public School
Pymble Public School
and later attended the all-boys Knox Grammar School
Knox Grammar School
on Sydney's Upper North Shore, where he starred in its production of My Fair Lady
My Fair Lady
in 1985 and became the school captain in 1986.[15] Following graduation, he spent a gap year working at Uppingham School
Uppingham School
in England as a Physical Education teacher.[16][17] On his return, he studied at the University of Technology, Sydney, graduating in 1991 with a BA in Communications.[18] In his final year of university, he took a drama course to make up additional credits. The class did Václav Havel's The Memorandum with Jackman as the lead.[10] He later commented, "In that week I felt more at home with those people than I did in the entire three years [at university]".[19] After obtaining his BA, Jackman completed the one-year course "The Journey" at the Actors' Centre in Sydney.[10] About studying acting full-time, he stated, "It wasn't until I was 22 that I ever thought about my hobby being something I could make a living out of. As a boy, I'd always had an interest in theatre. But the idea at my school was that drama and music were to round out the man. It wasn't what one did for a living. I got over that. I found the courage to stand up and say, 'I want to do it'."[20] After completing "The Journey", he was offered a role on the popular soap opera Neighbours
Neighbours
but turned it down[21] to attend the Western Australian Academy of Performing Arts of Edith Cowan University
Edith Cowan University
in Perth, Western Australia, from which he graduated in 1994.[22] Jackman has said he "always loved acting but when I started at drama school I was like the dunce of the class. It just wasn't coming right to me. Everyone was cooler, everyone seemed more likely to succeed, everyone seemed more natural at it and in retrospect, I think that is good. I think it is good to come from behind as an actor. I think it is good to go into an audition thinking, 'Man I've got to be at my best to get this gig.'"[23] He has cited actor Gary Oldman
Gary Oldman
as an inspiration, personally thanking him on a 2017 edition of The Graham Norton Show.[24]

Career 1995–1999: Early career in theatre On the night of his final Academy graduation performance, Jackman received a phone call offering him a role on Correlli: "I was technically unemployed for thirteen seconds." Correlli, devised by Australian actress Denise Roberts, was a 10-part drama series on ABC, Jackman's first major professional job, and where he met his future wife Deborra-Lee Furness. "Meeting my wife was the greatest thing to come out of it," he said,[20] as the show lasted only one season. After Correlli Jackman went on the stage in Melbourne. In 1996, Jackman played Gaston in the local Walt Disney production of Beauty and the Beast, and Joe Gillis in Sunset Boulevard.[10] During his stage musical career in Melbourne, he starred in the 1998 Midsumma
Midsumma
festival cabaret production Summa Cabaret. He also hosted Melbourne's Carols by Candlelight and Sydney's Carols in the Domain. Jackman's early film works include Erskineville Kings
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
Australia
in 1998, when he played the leading role of Curly in the Royal National Theatre's acclaimed stage production of Oklahoma!, in London's West End.[10] The performance earned him an Olivier Award nomination for Best Actor in a Musical. 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."[25] He also starred in the 1999 film version of the same stage musical, which has been screened in many countries.

2000–2004: Breakthrough with X-Men Jackman had his breakthrough role playing Wolverine in Bryan Singer's X-Men
X-Men
(2000)—a superhero film based on the Marvel Comics
Marvel Comics
team of the same name.[26] Co-starring Patrick Stewart, James Marsden, Famke Janssen
Famke Janssen
and Ian McKellen, the film tells the story of a group of mutants, whose superhuman powers make them distrusted by normal humans. The role was originally written for Russell Crowe
Russell Crowe
who instead suggested Jackman for the part.[27] Jackman says that his wife advised him against taking on the role, as she found it "ridiculous".[28] He initially studied wolves to develop his character, as he thought that Wolverine alluded to wolves.[29] X-Men
X-Men
was successful at the box-office, earning US$296 million.[30] The role earned him a Saturn Award for Best Actor.[31] Wolverine was tough for Jackman to portray because he had few lines, but a lot of emotion to convey in them. To prepare, he watched Clint Eastwood in the Dirty Harry movies and Mel Gibson
Mel Gibson
in Mad Max 2. "There were guys who had relatively little dialogue, like Wolverine had, but you knew and felt everything. I'm not normally one to copy, but I wanted to see how these guys achieved it."[32] Jackman was adamant about doing his own stunts for the movie. "We worked a lot on the movement style of Wolverine, and I studied some martial arts. I watched a lot of Mike Tyson
Mike Tyson
fights, especially his early fights. There's something about his style, the animal rage, that seemed right for Wolverine. I kept saying to the writers, 'Don't give me long, choreographed fights for the sake of it. Don't make the fights pretty."[33] Jackman also had to get used to wearing Wolverine's claws. He said, "Every day in my living room, I'd just walk around with those claws, to get used to them. I've got scars on one leg, punctures straight through the cheek, on my forehead. I'm a bit clumsy. I'm lucky I didn't tell them that when I auditioned."[14]

Hugh Jackman
Hugh Jackman
signing autographs for The Boy From Oz outside Broadway in 2003 Jackman, at 1.9 m (6 ft 3 in)[34][35] stands 30 cm taller than Wolverine, who is said in the original comic book to be 5 feet 3 inches (1.60 m).[36] Hence, the filmmakers were frequently forced to shoot Jackman at unusual angles or only from the waist up to make him appear shorter than he actually is, and his co-stars wore platform soles. Jackman was also required to add a great deal of muscle for the role, and in preparing for the fourth film in the series, he bench-pressed over 136 kg (300 lb).[37] Jackman reprised his role in 2003's X2, 2006's X-Men: The Last Stand, and the 2009 prequel X-Men
X-Men
Origins: Wolverine, where Troye Sivan played the younger version of James Howlett. He also cameoed as Wolverine in 2011's X-Men: First Class. He returned for the role of Wolverine again in 2013's The Wolverine, a stand-alone sequel taking place after the events of X-Men: The Last Stand, and reprised the character in the 2014 sequel X-Men: Days of Future Past and briefly in the 2016 follow-up X-Men: Apocalypse.[38] In 2015, Jackman announced that the 2017 sequel to The Wolverine, Logan, was the final time that he would play the role.[39] It earned him the Guinness World Record
Guinness World Record
of 'longest career as a live-action Marvel superhero'.[40] Jackman starred as Leopold in the 2001 romantic comedy film Kate & Leopold, a role for which he received a Best Actor Golden Globe nomination.[10] Jackman plays a Victorian English duke who accidentally time-travels to 21st-century Manhattan, where he meets Kate (Meg Ryan), a cynical advertising executive. In 2001, Jackman also starred in the action/drama Swordfish with John Travolta
John Travolta
and Halle Berry. This was the second time Jackman worked with Berry, and the two have worked together thrice more in the X-Men
X-Men
movies. He hosted an episode of Saturday Night Live
Saturday Night Live
in 2001. In 2002, Jackman sang the role of Billy Bigelow in the musical Carousel in a special concert performance at Carnegie Hall
Carnegie Hall
with the Orchestra of St. Luke's. In 2004, Jackman won the Tony Award
Tony Award
and the Drama Desk Award for Outstanding Actor in a Musical for his 2003–2004 Broadway portrayal of Australian songwriter and performer Peter Allen in the hit musical The Boy from Oz, which he also performed in Australia
Australia
in 2006.[10] In addition, Jackman hosted the Tony Awards
Tony Awards
in 2003, 2004, and 2005, garnering positive reviews. His hosting of the 2004 Tony Awards
Tony Awards
earned him an Emmy
Emmy
Award for Outstanding Individual Performer in a Variety, Musical or Comedy program. After 2003's X2, Jackman played the title role of monster killer Gabriel Van Helsing
Gabriel Van Helsing
in the 2004 film Van Helsing.[10] Jackman and the film were noted in Bruce A. McClelland's book Slayers and Their Vampires: A Cultural History of Killing the Dead.

2005–2007: Success and more major roles Jackman in New York Harbor
New York Harbor
in 2006 Jackman was asked to consider taking on the role as James Bond
James Bond
before Daniel Craig
Daniel Craig
was chosen to play the character, but turned it down due to other commitments. Speaking to the British Press Association in 2011, Jackman said: 'I was about to shoot X-Men
X-Men
2 and Wolverine had become this thing in my life and I didn't want to be doing two such iconic characters at once.'[41][42][43] Alongside Christian Bale, Michael Caine, and Scarlett Johansson, Jackman starred in The Prestige (2006), a mystery thriller from Christopher Nolan. Jackman portrayed Robert Angier, an aristocratic magician who builds up a rivalry with contemporary Alfred Borden (Bale) in attempt to one-up each other in the art of deception. After reading the script, Jackman expressed interest in starring in the film, and Nolan believed that the actor had the qualities of the character.[44] Jackman based his portrayal of Angier on 1950s-era American magician Channing Pollock.[45] The Prestige was acclaimed and a box-office success.[46][47] Jackman portrayed three different characters in Darren Aronofsky's science-fiction film The Fountain: Tommy Creo, a neuroscientist, who is torn between his wife, Izzi (Rachel Weisz), who is dying of a brain tumor, and his work at trying to cure her; Captain Tomas Creo, a Spanish conquistador in 1532 Seville; and a future astronaut, Tom, travelling to a golden nebula in an eco-spacecraft seeking to be reunited with Izzi. Jackman said The Fountain
The Fountain
was his most difficult film thus far due to the physical and emotional demands of the part. Jackman also starred in Woody Allen's 2006 film Scoop opposite Scarlett Johansson. That year he also reprised the role of Wolverine in X-Men: The Last Stand. He rounded out 2006 with two animated films: Happy Feet, directed by George Miller, in which he voiced the part of Memphis, an emperor penguin; and Flushed Away, where Jackman supplied the voice of a rat named Roddy who ends up being flushed down a family's toilet into the London sewer system. Flushed Away
Flushed Away
co-starred Kate Winslet
Kate Winslet
and Ian McKellen
Ian McKellen
(Jackman's fourth time working with him). In 2007, Jackman produced and guest-starred in the television musical-dramedy series Viva Laughlin, which was cancelled by CBS
CBS
after two episodes.

2008–2011: Return to musical performance alongside acting Hugh Jackman
Hugh Jackman
at the Sydney
Sydney
premiere for Real Steel
Real Steel
in September 2011 In 2008, director Baz Luhrmann
Baz Luhrmann
cast Jackman to replace Russell Crowe as the male lead in his much-publicized epic film, Australia, which co-starred Nicole Kidman. The movie was released in late November 2008 in Australia
Australia
and the U.S. Jackman played a tough, independent cattle drover, who reluctantly helps an English noblewoman in her quest to save both her philandering husband's Australian cattle station and the mixed race Aboriginal child she finds there. Of the movie, Jackman said, "This is pretty much one of those roles that had me pinching myself all the way through the shoot. I got to shoot a big-budget, shamelessly old-fashioned romantic epic set against one of the most turbulent times in my native country's history, while, at the same time, celebrating that country's natural beauty, its people, its cultures... I'll die a happy man knowing I've got this film on my CV."[48] That year, People Magazine named Jackman its 2008 "Sexiest Man Alive.[49] Jackman co-starred with Daniel Craig
Daniel Craig
on Broadway at the Schoenfeld Theatre in a limited engagement of the play A Steady Rain, which ran from 10 September 2009, to 6 December 2009.[50] Jackman has reprised his role as the Wolverine in X-Men
X-Men
spin-off films. Jackman starred in X-Men
X-Men
Origins: Wolverine which opened in 2009 and later starred in 2013's The Wolverine. Jackman made a cameo appearance as Wolverine in X-Men: First Class in 2011. Jackman had a one-man show at the Curran Theatre
Curran Theatre
in San Francisco from 3–15 May 2011.[51] The production was a mixture of his favourite Broadway and Hollywood musical numbers, backed by a 17-piece orchestra, from shows including Oklahoma and The Boy from Oz. The show had a run-time of approximately 100 minutes, and also included slide shows of Jackman's youth, family, and work, as well as some one-on-one interaction with the audience. Jackman was backed by fellow musical theatre veterans Merle Dandridge and Angel Reda.[52][53] He later returned to Broadway in a new show, Hugh Jackman: Back on Broadway at the Broadhurst Theatre, which began performances on 25 October 2011 and concluded on 1 January 2012.[54]

2012–2018: More success with major grossing films Jackman at the 2015 San Diego Comic-Con In a November 2012 release, Jackman voiced the role of E.Aster Bunnymund (the Easter Bunny) in the animated film Rise of the Guardians.[55] Jackman starred as Jean Valjean
Jean Valjean
in the film Les Misérables, an adaptation of the musical. The film opened on 25 December 2012.[56][57][58] For the role, he lost 15 pounds and later had to regain 30 pounds to mirror his character's newfound success.[59] He won the Golden Globe Award for Best Actor – Motion Picture Musical or Comedy in January 2013 for this performance and received his first Academy Award nomination for Best Actor.[60] Jackman appeared alongside Kate Winslet in Movie 43, an ensemble comedy, in January 2013.[61] Jackman (along with actress Kristen Wiig) was featured on "You've Got the Look", a song by comedy hip hop group The Lonely Island
The Lonely Island
on their third album, The Wack Album, released in June 2013. Jackman returned to Broadway in the new play, The River, which ran at the Circle in the Square Theatre from October 2014 to February 2015.[62]

Jackman at the Japanese premiere of his 2017 film, The Greatest Showman In November and December 2015, Jackman made a national tour of Australia
Australia
with his show Broadway to Oz. He performed a range of songs from Broadway musicals, from Les Misérables to a Peter Allen tribute (including classics such as "I Still Call Australia
Australia
Home"), with his 150-piece orchestra, choir, and backup dancers.[63] The show began at Melbourne's Rod Laver Arena
Rod Laver Arena
and proceeded to Qantas Credit Union Arena, Brisbane Entertainment Centre, the Adelaide Entertainment Centre, and the Perth Arena. Jackman then portrayed the villain Blackbeard
Blackbeard
in the film Pan, which revolved around the backstories of J.M. Barrie's characters Peter Pan and Captain Hook. The movie received generally negative reviews and was a failure at the box office.[64] In 2016, Jackman played fictional ski coach, Bronson Peary, in Eddie the Eagle,[65] which portrayed how Eddie "The Eagle" Edwards
Eddie "The Eagle" Edwards
became the first competitor to represent Great Britain in Olympic ski jumping in 1988.[66] Jackman had an uncredited cameo as Wolverine in the 2016 film X-Men: Apocalypse.[67] In 2017, he reprised the character for the final time in the third Wolverine film, Logan.[68] Jackman's performance and the film were critically acclaimed and it is regarded as one of the greatest superhero films of all-time.[69] For his 17-year spanning long performance as Wolverine, Jackman topped The Hollywood Reporter's Greatest Superhero Movie Performances of All Time list.[70] That year, he also starred as P. T. Barnum
P. T. Barnum
in the musical The Greatest Showman.[71] He received a Golden Globe Award for Best Actor – Motion Picture Musical or Comedy nomination for the film, his third Golden Globe
Golden Globe
nomination, and also received a Grammy Award
Grammy Award
for Best Soundtrack Album.[72] In 2018, he starred as American senator, Gary Hart, in Jason Reitman's political drama film, The Front Runner, which chronicled the rise of Hart, a Democratic presidential candidate in 1988, and his subsequent fall from grace when media reports surfaced of his extramarital affair. In 2019, he voiced the character, Sir Lionel Frost, in the animated film, Missing Link.

2019: Concert tour Jackman performing during TMTMTS
TMTMTS
tour In 2019 Jackman went on his first world tour called, The Man. The Music. The Show., to perform songs from the album, The Greatest Showman: Original Motion Picture Soundtrack, and Broadway/Hollywood musical numbers.[73] Comprising 88 shows, the tour visits North America, Europe, and Oceania. It began on May 7, 2019, in Glasgow, Scotland and concludes on October 15, 2019, in San Antonio, United States.[74] In the 2019 Queen's Birthday Honours, Jackman was appointed a Companion of the Order of Australia, for "eminent service to the performing arts as an acclaimed actor and performer, and to the global community, particularly as an advocate for poverty eradication."[75][76] He will return to Broadway in a revival of The Music Man, playing Harold Hill, which is set to begin previews in September 2020 and open in October 2020.[77][78][79] He will also star in the comedy drama, Bad Education.[80]

Production company In 2005, Jackman joined with longtime assistant John Palermo to form a production company, Seed Productions, whose first project was Viva Laughlin in 2007. Jackman's wife Deborra-Lee Furness is also involved in the company, and Palermo had three rings made with a "unity" inscription for himself, Furness, and Jackman.[81] Jackman said, "I'm very lucky in the partners I work with in my life, Deb and John Palermo. It really works. We all have different strengths. I love it. It's very exciting."[82]

Personal life Jackman and Furness at Mumbai International Airport
Mumbai International Airport
to attend FICCI 2011 Jackman married Deborra-Lee Furness on 11 April 1996, at St. John's in Toorak, Victoria, a suburb of Melbourne.[83] They met on the set of Australian TV show Correlli.[84] Jackman personally designed an engagement ring for Furness, and their wedding rings bore the Sanskrit
Sanskrit
inscription "Om paramar mainamar", translated as "we dedicate our union to a greater source".[85] Furness had two miscarriages,[86] following which she and Jackman adopted two children, Oscar[87] and Ava.[88][89] Jackman has described himself as a Christian and a "religious person".[90] He meditates daily and follows the spiritually eclectic School of Practical Philosophy.[91] In November 2013, Jackman announced he had basal-cell carcinoma removed from his nose.[92] He had a second carcinoma removed from his nose in May 2014, telling Associated Press
Associated Press
that he expects to have future recurrences.[93] This resulted in Jackman attending the various worldwide premieres of X-Men: Days of Future Past with a bandage on his nose, and urging his followers on Instagram to "wear sunscreen".[94] On 18 March 2015, Jackman revealed that he had to cancel stage performances in Turkey because he had a left vocal cord hemorrhage.[95][96]

Philanthropy As a philanthropist, Jackman is a longtime proponent of microcredit – the extension of very small loans to prospective entrepreneurs in impoverished countries. He is a vocal supporter of Muhammad Yunus, microcredit pioneer and the 2006 Nobel Peace Prize winner.[97][98][99] Jackman also uses his Twitter account for charity. On 14 April 2009, Jackman posted on his Twitter page that he would donate $100,000 to one individual's favourite non-profit organisation.[100] On 21 April 2009, he revealed his decision to donate $50,000 to Charity:Water and $50,000 to Operation of Hope.[101][102] Jackman is a global advisor of the Global Poverty Project, for which he narrated a documentary;[103] and he and the project's founder Hugh Evans visited the UN for the cause in 2009.[104] Jackman hosted a preview of the Global Poverty Project Presentation in New York together with Donna Karan, Lisa Fox, and his wife Deborra-Lee Furness.[105] Jackman supports The Art of Elysium[106] and the MPTV Fund Foundation,[107] and he and Furness are patrons of the Bone Marrow Institute in Australia.[108] Jackman and fellow actor Daniel Craig
Daniel Craig
made a unique place for themselves in the history of Broadway Cares/Equity Fights AIDS fundraising 8 December 2009, when it was announced that they had raised $1,549,953 in the 21st annual Gypsy of the Year competition, from six weeks of curtain appeals at their hit Broadway drama, A Steady Rain.[109] Jackman continued his support of Broadway Cares in 2011, raising nearly $1 million during his run of Hugh Jackman: Back on Broadway.[110] Jackman also narrated the 2008 documentary about global warming, The Burning Season.[111] He is also a World Vision
World Vision
ambassador and participated in the climate week NYC ceremony on 21 September 2009.[112][113] Jackman launched the Laughing Man Coffee company in 2011. He founded two cafés in Lower Manhattan, and also sold the coffee online, before it also became a brand for Keurig. Jackman founded the company after a trip to Ethiopia in 2009 for World Vision, where he met a fair trade coffee farmer named Dukale. All profits from Laughing Man Coffee go to the Laughing Man Foundation, which supports educational programs, community development, and social entrepreneurs around the world.[114][115]

Other interests Jackman has shown keen interest in sport. In high school, he played rugby union and cricket, took part in high jumping and was on the swimming team.[10] He enjoys basketball and kayaking.[116] He has expressed an interest in football, committing his support to Norwich City F.C.[117] In the United States, Jackman supports the Philadelphia Union
Philadelphia Union
of Major League Soccer, attending a match at PPL Park
PPL Park
in June 2010.[118] Jackman supports the Port Adelaide Football Club
Port Adelaide Football Club
in the Australian Football League and once gave the team a pep talk prior to a Showdown clash.[119] He is also a long-time fan and supporter of the Manly-Warringah Sea Eagles, a National Rugby League
National Rugby League
(NRL) club based in Sydney's north.[120] He sang the Australian national anthem at the 1999 NRL Grand Final.[121] Jackman also guest starred on 19 September 2011 edition of WWE Monday Night Raw, assisting Zack Ryder
Zack Ryder
in a win over WWE United States Champion Dolph Ziggler
Dolph Ziggler
by punching the champion in the jaw whilst the referee was not looking.[122][123] Jackman is a multi-instrumentalist. He plays the guitar, piano and violin.[124][125] He also does yoga[126] and has been a member of the School of Practical Philosophy since 1992.[127] Jackman has been an avid practitioner of Transcendental Meditation since the age of twenty. He said "Nothing has ever opened my eyes like Transcendental Meditation
Transcendental Meditation
has. It makes me calm and happy, and, well, it gives me some peace and quiet in what's a pretty chaotic life!". He now helps the David Lynch Foundation
David Lynch Foundation
to "bring meditation to everyone from PTSD
PTSD
sufferers to inner-city kids".[128][129] Jackman has been the face of several high-profile brands. He is a global ambassador for Montblanc.[130] He is also the brand ambassador of R. M. Williams since March 2019.[131]

Work and accolades Main articles: List of Hugh Jackman
Hugh Jackman
performances and List of awards and nominations received by Hugh Jackman References

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(1978) Len Cariou
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(1979) Jim Dale (1980) Kevin Kline
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(1981) George Hearn (1984) Ron Richardson
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(1985) George Rose (1986) Robert Lindsay (1987) Michael Crawford
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(1989) James Naughton
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(1990) Jonathan Pryce
Jonathan Pryce
(1991) Gregory Hines / Nathan Lane
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(1992) Brent Carver (1993) Boyd Gaines
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(1994) Vernel Bagneris (1995) Nathan Lane
Nathan Lane
(1996) Robert Cuccioli (1997) Alan Cumming
Alan Cumming
(1998) Brent Carver (1999) Brian Stokes Mitchell
Brian Stokes Mitchell
(2000) Nathan Lane
Nathan Lane
(2001) John Lithgow
John Lithgow
(2002) Antonio Banderas
Antonio Banderas
/ Harvey Fierstein
Harvey Fierstein
(2003) Hugh Jackman
Hugh Jackman
(2004) Norbert Leo Butz
Norbert Leo Butz
(2005) John Lloyd Young
John Lloyd Young
(2006) Raúl Esparza
Raúl Esparza
(2007) Paulo Szot
Paulo Szot
(2008) Brian d'Arcy James
Brian d'Arcy James
(2009) Douglas Hodge (2010) Norbert Leo Butz
Norbert Leo Butz
(2011) Danny Burstein
Danny Burstein
(2012) Billy Porter (2013) Neil Patrick Harris
Neil Patrick Harris
/ Jefferson Mays
Jefferson Mays
(2014) Robert Fairchild (2015) Danny Burstein
Danny Burstein
(2016) Andy Karl
Andy Karl
(2017) Ethan Slater (2018) Santino Fontana
Santino Fontana
(2019)

vteDrama League's Distinguished Performance Award Katharine Cornell
Katharine Cornell
(1935) Helen Hayes
Helen Hayes
(1936) Maurice Evans (1937) Cedric Hardwicke
Cedric Hardwicke
(1938) Raymond Massey
Raymond Massey
(1939) Paul Muni
Paul Muni
(1940) Paul Lukas
Paul Lukas
(1941) Judith Evelyn
Judith Evelyn
(1942) Alfred Lunt
Alfred Lunt
(1943) Lynn Fontanne
Lynn Fontanne
(1944) Mady Christians
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(1945) Louis Calhern
Louis Calhern
(1946) Ingrid Bergman
Ingrid Bergman
(1947) Judith Anderson
Judith Anderson
(1948) Robert Morley
Robert Morley
(1949) Grace George
Grace George
(1950) Claude Rains
Claude Rains
(1951) Julie Harris (1952) Shirley Booth
Shirley Booth
(1953) Josephine Hull (1954) Viveca Lindfors
Viveca Lindfors
(1955) David Wayne
David Wayne
(1956) Eli Wallach
Eli Wallach
(1957) Ralph Bellamy
Ralph Bellamy
(1958) Cyril Ritchard
Cyril Ritchard
(1959) Jessica Tandy
Jessica Tandy
(1960) Hume Cronyn
Hume Cronyn
(1961) Paul Scofield
Paul Scofield
(1962) Charles Boyer
Charles Boyer
(1963) Alec Guinness
Alec Guinness
(1964) John Gielgud
John Gielgud
(1965) Richard Kiley
Richard Kiley
(1966) Rosemary Harris
Rosemary Harris
(1967) Zoe Caldwell (1968) Alec McCowen
Alec McCowen
(1969) James Stewart
James Stewart
(1970) Anthony Quayle
Anthony Quayle
(1971) Eileen Atkins / Claire Bloom
Claire Bloom
(1972) Alan Bates
Alan Bates
(1973) Christopher Plummer
Christopher Plummer
(1974) John Wood (1975) Eva Le Gallienne
Eva Le Gallienne
(1976) Tom Courtenay
Tom Courtenay
(1977) Frank Langella
Frank Langella
(1978) Frances Sternhagen
Frances Sternhagen
(1979) Roy Scheider
Roy Scheider
(1980) Ian McKellen
Ian McKellen
(1981) Milo O'Shea
Milo O'Shea
(1982) Edward Herrmann
Edward Herrmann
/ Kate Nelligan (1983) Jeremy Irons
Jeremy Irons
(1984) Derek Jacobi
Derek Jacobi
(1985) Bernadette Peters
Bernadette Peters
(1986) James Earl Jones
James Earl Jones
(1987) John Lithgow
John Lithgow
(1988) Pauline Collins
Pauline Collins
(1989) Robert Morse
Robert Morse
(1990) Stockard Channing
Stockard Channing
(1991) Glenn Close
Glenn Close
(1992) Stephen Rea
Stephen Rea
(1993) Sam Waterston
Sam Waterston
(1994) Cherry Jones
Cherry Jones
(1995) Uta Hagen
Uta Hagen
(1996) Charles Durning
Charles Durning
/ Bebe Neuwirth
Bebe Neuwirth
(1997) Brian Stokes Mitchell
Brian Stokes Mitchell
(1998) Kathleen Chalfant (1999) Eileen Heckart (2000) Mary-Louise Parker
Mary-Louise Parker
/ Gary Sinise
Gary Sinise
(2001) Liam Neeson
Liam Neeson
(2002) Harvey Fierstein
Harvey Fierstein
(2003) Hugh Jackman
Hugh Jackman
(2004) Norbert Leo Butz
Norbert Leo Butz
(2005) Christine Ebersole
Christine Ebersole
(2006) Liev Schreiber
Liev Schreiber
(2007) Patti LuPone
Patti LuPone
(2008) Geoffrey Rush
Geoffrey Rush
(2009) Alfred Molina
Alfred Molina
(2010) Mark Rylance
Mark Rylance
(2011) Audra McDonald
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(2012) Nathan Lane
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(2013) Neil Patrick Harris
Neil Patrick Harris
(2014) Chita Rivera
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(2015) Lin-Manuel Miranda
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(2016) Ben Platt (2017) Glenda Jackson
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(2018) Bryan Cranston
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Perry Como
/ Dinah Shore
Dinah Shore
(1959) Harry Belafonte
Harry Belafonte
(1960) Fred Astaire
Fred Astaire
(1961) Carol Burnett
Carol Burnett
(1962) Carol Burnett
Carol Burnett
(1963) Danny Kaye
Danny Kaye
(1964) Art Carney
Art Carney
(1967) Art Carney
Art Carney
/ Pat Paulsen
Pat Paulsen
(1968) Arte Johnson
Arte Johnson
/ Harvey Korman
Harvey Korman
(1969) Harvey Korman
Harvey Korman
(1971) Harvey Korman
Harvey Korman
(1972) Tim Conway
Tim Conway
(1973) Harvey Korman
Harvey Korman
/ Brenda Vaccaro
Brenda Vaccaro
(1974) Jack Albertson
Jack Albertson
/ Cloris Leachman
Cloris Leachman
(1975) Chevy Chase
Chevy Chase
/ Vicki Lawrence
Vicki Lawrence
(1976) Tim Conway
Tim Conway
/ Rita Moreno
Rita Moreno
(1977) Tim Conway
Tim Conway
/ Gilda Radner
Gilda Radner
(1978) Sarah Vaughan
Sarah Vaughan
(1981) Nell Carter
Nell Carter
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(1982) Leontyne Price
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Cloris Leachman
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(1987) Robin Williams
Robin Williams
(1988) Linda Ronstadt
Linda Ronstadt
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(1994) Barbra Streisand
Barbra Streisand
(1995) Tony Bennett
Tony Bennett
(1996) Bette Midler
Bette Midler
(1997) Billy Crystal
Billy Crystal
(1998) John Leguizamo
John Leguizamo
(1999) Eddie Izzard
Eddie Izzard
(2000) Barbra Streisand
Barbra Streisand
(2001) Sting (2002) Wayne Brady
Wayne Brady
(2003) Elaine Stritch
Elaine Stritch
(2004) Hugh Jackman
Hugh Jackman
(2005) Barry Manilow
Barry Manilow
(2006) Tony Bennett
Tony Bennett
(2007) Don Rickles
Don Rickles
(2008)

vteEmpire Award for Best Actor Nigel Hawthorne (1996) Morgan Freeman
Morgan Freeman
(1997) Kevin Spacey
Kevin Spacey
(1998) Tom Hanks
Tom Hanks
(1999) Pierce Brosnan
Pierce Brosnan
(2000) Russell Crowe
Russell Crowe
(2001) Elijah Wood
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(2002) Tom Cruise
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(2003) Johnny Depp
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(2004) Matt Damon
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(2005) Johnny Depp
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(2006) Daniel Craig
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(2007) James McAvoy
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(2008) Christian Bale
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(2009) Christoph Waltz
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(2010) Colin Firth
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(2011) Gary Oldman
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(2012) Martin Freeman
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(2013) James McAvoy
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(2014) Andy Serkis
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(2018)

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Fred Astaire
(1950) Danny Kaye
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Donald O'Connor
(1952) David Niven
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(1953) James Mason
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(1954) Tom Ewell
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(1955) Mario Moreno (1956) Frank Sinatra
Frank Sinatra
(1957) Danny Kaye
Danny Kaye
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Jack Lemmon
(1959) Jack Lemmon
Jack Lemmon
(1960) Glenn Ford
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(1961) Marcello Mastroianni
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(1962) Alberto Sordi
Alberto Sordi
(1963) Rex Harrison
Rex Harrison
(1964) Lee Marvin
Lee Marvin
(1965) Alan Arkin
Alan Arkin
(1966) Richard Harris
Richard Harris
(1967) Ron Moody
Ron Moody
(1968) Peter O'Toole
Peter O'Toole
(1969) Albert Finney
Albert Finney
(1970) Chaim Topol
Chaim Topol
(1971) Jack Lemmon
Jack Lemmon
(1972) George Segal
George Segal
(1973) Art Carney
Art Carney
(1974) George Burns
George Burns
/ Walter Matthau
Walter Matthau
(1975) Kris Kristofferson
Kris Kristofferson
(1976) Richard Dreyfuss
Richard Dreyfuss
(1977) Warren Beatty
Warren Beatty
(1978) Peter Sellers
Peter Sellers
(1979) Ray Sharkey
Ray Sharkey
(1980) Dudley Moore
Dudley Moore
(1981) Dustin Hoffman
Dustin Hoffman
(1982) Michael Caine
Michael Caine
(1983) Dudley Moore
Dudley Moore
(1984) Jack Nicholson
Jack Nicholson
(1985) Paul Hogan
Paul Hogan
(1986) Robin Williams
Robin Williams
(1987) Tom Hanks
Tom Hanks
(1988) Morgan Freeman
Morgan Freeman
(1989) Gérard Depardieu
Gérard Depardieu
(1990) Robin Williams
Robin Williams
(1991) Tim Robbins
Tim Robbins
(1992) Robin Williams
Robin Williams
(1993) Hugh Grant
Hugh Grant
(1994) John Travolta
John Travolta
(1995) Tom Cruise
Tom Cruise
(1996) Jack Nicholson
Jack Nicholson
(1997) Michael Caine
Michael Caine
(1998) Jim Carrey
Jim Carrey
(1999) George Clooney
George Clooney
(2000) Gene Hackman
Gene Hackman
(2001) Richard Gere
Richard Gere
(2002) Bill Murray
Bill Murray
(2003) Jamie Foxx
Jamie Foxx
(2004) Joaquin Phoenix
Joaquin Phoenix
(2005) Sacha Baron Cohen
Sacha Baron Cohen
(2006) Johnny Depp
Johnny Depp
(2007) Colin Farrell
Colin Farrell
(2008) Robert Downey Jr.
Robert Downey Jr.
(2009) Paul Giamatti
Paul Giamatti
(2010) Jean Dujardin
Jean Dujardin
(2011) Hugh Jackman
Hugh Jackman
(2012) Leonardo DiCaprio
Leonardo DiCaprio
(2013) Michael Keaton
Michael Keaton
(2014) Matt Damon
Matt Damon
(2015) Ryan Gosling
Ryan Gosling
(2016) James Franco
James Franco
(2017) Christian Bale
Christian Bale
(2018)

vteMTV Movie Award for Best On-Screen TeamBest On-Screen Duo Dana Carvey & Mike Myers
Mike Myers
(1992) Mel Gibson
Mel Gibson
& Danny Glover
Danny Glover
(1993) Harrison Ford
Harrison Ford
& Tommy Lee Jones
Tommy Lee Jones
(1994) Sandra Bullock
Sandra Bullock
& Keanu Reeves
Keanu Reeves
(1995) Chris Farley
Chris Farley
& David Spade
David Spade
(1996) Nicolas Cage
Nicolas Cage
& Sean Connery
Sean Connery
(1997) John Travolta
John Travolta
& Nicolas Cage
Nicolas Cage
(1998) Jackie Chan
Jackie Chan
& Chris Tucker
Chris Tucker
(1999) Mike Myers
Mike Myers
& Verne Troyer
Verne Troyer
(2000) Mark Wahlberg
Mark Wahlberg
& Seth MacFarlane
Seth MacFarlane
(2013) Vin Diesel
Vin Diesel
& Paul Walker
Paul Walker
(2014) Zac Efron
Zac Efron
& Dave Franco
Dave Franco
(2015) Hugh Jackman
Hugh Jackman
& Dafne Keen
Dafne Keen
(2017) Best On-Screen Team Drew Barrymore, Cameron Diaz
Cameron Diaz
& Lucy Liu
Lucy Liu
(2001) Vin Diesel
Vin Diesel
& Paul Walker
Paul Walker
(2002) Sean Astin, Andy Serkis
Andy Serkis
& Elijah Wood
Elijah Wood
(2003) Adam Sandler
Adam Sandler
& Drew Barrymore
Drew Barrymore
(2004) Lindsay Lohan, Rachel McAdams, Lacey Chabert
Lacey Chabert
& Amanda Seyfried (2005) Vince Vaughn
Vince Vaughn
& Owen Wilson
Owen Wilson
(2006) Finn Wolfhard, Sophia Lillis, Jaeden Martell, Jack Dylan Grazer, Wyatt Oleff, Jeremy Ray Taylor & Chosen Jacobs (2018) Best Cast Daniel Radcliffe, Rupert Grint, Emma Watson
Emma Watson
& Tom Felton
Tom Felton
(2012)

vteSaturn Award for Best Actor James Caan/ Don Johnson
Don Johnson
(1974/75) David Bowie/ Gregory Peck
Gregory Peck
(1976) George Burns
George Burns
(1977) Warren Beatty
Warren Beatty
(1978) George Hamilton (1979) Mark Hamill
Mark Hamill
(1980) Harrison Ford
Harrison Ford
(1981) William Shatner
William Shatner
(1982) Mark Hamill
Mark Hamill
(1983) Jeff Bridges
Jeff Bridges
(1984) Michael J. Fox
Michael J. Fox
(1985) Jeff Goldblum
Jeff Goldblum
(1986) Jack Nicholson
Jack Nicholson
(1987) Tom Hanks
Tom Hanks
(1988) Jeff Daniels
Jeff Daniels
(1989/90) Anthony Hopkins
Anthony Hopkins
(1991) Gary Oldman
Gary Oldman
(1992) Robert Downey Jr.
Robert Downey Jr.
(1993) Martin Landau
Martin Landau
(1994) George Clooney
George Clooney
(1995) Eddie Murphy
Eddie Murphy
(1996) Pierce Brosnan
Pierce Brosnan
(1997) James Woods
James Woods
(1998) Tim Allen
Tim Allen
(1999) Hugh Jackman
Hugh Jackman
(2000) Tom Cruise
Tom Cruise
(2001) Robin Williams
Robin Williams
(2002) Elijah Wood
Elijah Wood
(2003) Tobey Maguire
Tobey Maguire
(2004) Christian Bale
Christian Bale
(2005) Brandon Routh
Brandon Routh
(2006) Will Smith
Will Smith
(2007) Robert Downey Jr.
Robert Downey Jr.
(2008) Sam Worthington
Sam Worthington
(2009) Jeff Bridges
Jeff Bridges
(2010) Michael Shannon
Michael Shannon
(2011) Matthew McConaughey
Matthew McConaughey
(2012) Robert Downey Jr.
Robert Downey Jr.
(2013) Chris Pratt
Chris Pratt
(2014) Harrison Ford
Harrison Ford
(2015) Ryan Reynolds
Ryan Reynolds
(2016) Mark Hamill
Mark Hamill
(2017) Robert Downey Jr.
Robert Downey Jr.
(2018/2019)

vte Special
Special
Tony Award1947–1975 Dora Chamberlain / Ira and Rita Katzenberg / Jules Leventhal / Burns Mantle / P. A. MacDonald / Vincent Sardi (1947) Vera Allen / Paul Beisman / Joe E. Brown
Joe E. Brown
/ Cast of The Importance of Being Earnest / Robert W. Dowling / Experimental Theatre Inc. / Rosalind Gilder / June Lockhart
June Lockhart
/ Mary Martin
Mary Martin
/ George Pierce / James Whitmore No Award (1949) Maurice Evans / Philip Faversham / Brock Pemberton (1950) Ruth Green (1951) Charles Boyer
Charles Boyer
/ Judy Garland
Judy Garland
/ Edward Kook (1952) Danny Kaye
Danny Kaye
/ Beatrice Lillie
Beatrice Lillie
(1953) No Award (1954) Proscenium Productions (1955) Fourth Street Chekov Theatre / City Center / The New York Public Library Theatre Collection / The Shakespearewrights / The Threepenny Opera (1956) American Shakespeare Festival / Jean-Louis Barrault
Jean-Louis Barrault
/ Robert Russell Bennett / William Hammerstein / Joseph Harbuck / Paul Shyre (1957) Mrs. Martin Beck
Martin Beck
/ New York Shakespeare Festival (1958) Russel Crouse and Howard Lindsay / John Gielgud
John Gielgud
/ Cast of La Plume de Ma Tante (1959) Burgess Meredith
Burgess Meredith
and James Thurber
James Thurber
/ John D. Rockefeller III (1960) David Merrick / The Theatre Guild
Theatre Guild
(1961) Brooks Atkinson
Brooks Atkinson
/ Richard Rodgers
Richard Rodgers
/ Franco Zeffirelli
Franco Zeffirelli
(1962) Alan Bennett, Peter Cook, Jonathan Miller
Jonathan Miller
and Dudley Moore
Dudley Moore
/ Irving Berlin / W. McNeil Lowry (1963) Eva Le Gallienne
Eva Le Gallienne
(1964) Gilbert Miller / Oliver Smith (1965) Helen Menken (1966) No Award (1967) APA-Phoenix Theatre / Pearl Bailey
Pearl Bailey
/ Carol Channing
Carol Channing
/ Maurice Chevalier / Marlene Dietrich
Marlene Dietrich
/ Audrey Hepburn
Audrey Hepburn
/ David Merrick (1968) Leonard Bernstein
Leonard Bernstein
/ Carol Burnett
Carol Burnett
/ Rex Harrison
Rex Harrison
/ The National Theatre Company of Great Britain / The Negro Ensemble Company (1969) Noël Coward
Noël Coward
/ Lynn Fontanne
Lynn Fontanne
and Alfred Lunt
Alfred Lunt
/ New York Shakespeare Festival / Barbra Streisand
Barbra Streisand
(1970) Ingram Ash / Elliot Norton / Playbill
Playbill
/ Roger L. Stevens
Roger L. Stevens
(1971) Fiddler on the Roof
Fiddler on the Roof
/ Ethel Merman
Ethel Merman
/ Richard Rodgers
Richard Rodgers
/ The Theatre Guild-American Theatre Society (1972) The Actor's Fund of America / John Lindsay
John Lindsay
/ Shubert Organization (1973) Actors' Equity Association
Actors' Equity Association
/ A Moon for the Misbegotten
A Moon for the Misbegotten
/ Candide
Candide
/ Peter Cook
Peter Cook
and Dudley Moore
Dudley Moore
/ Harold Friedlander / Bette Midler
Bette Midler
/ Liza Minnelli / The Theatre Development Fund
The Theatre Development Fund
/ John F. Wharton (1974) Al Hirschfeld
Al Hirschfeld
(1975) 1976–2000 George Abbott
George Abbott
/ Richard Burton
Richard Burton
/ Circle in the Square
Circle in the Square
/ Thomas H. Fitzgerald / Mathilde Pincus (1976) Cheryl Crawford / Equity Liberty Theatre / Barry Manilow
Barry Manilow
/ National Theatre of the Deaf / Diana Ross
Diana Ross
/ Lily Tomlin
Lily Tomlin
(1977) Irving Berlin
Irving Berlin
/ Stan Dragoti and Charles Moss (1978) Walter F. Diehl / Eugene O'Neill Memorial Theater Center / Henry Fonda / Richard Rodgers
Richard Rodgers
(1979) Richard Fitzgerald
Richard Fitzgerald
/ Helen Hayes
Helen Hayes
/ Mary Tyler Moore
Mary Tyler Moore
/ Hobe Morrison (1980) Lena Horne
Lena Horne
(1981) Radio City Music Hall
Radio City Music Hall
/ The Actors' Fund of America / Warner Communications (1982) No Award (1983) A Chorus Line
A Chorus Line
/ Peter Feller / La Tragedie de Carmen (1984) Yul Brynner
Yul Brynner
/ New York State Council on the Arts (1985) No Award (1986) George Abbott
George Abbott
/ Jackie Mason
Jackie Mason
(1987) Brooklyn Academy of Music
Brooklyn Academy of Music
(1988) No Award (1989) No Award (1990–1992) Oklahoma! (1993) Hume Cronyn
Hume Cronyn
and Jessica Tandy
Jessica Tandy
(1994) Carol Channing
Carol Channing
/ National Endowment for the Arts
National Endowment for the Arts
/ Harvey Sabinson (1995) No Award (1996) Bernard B. Jacobs
Bernard B. Jacobs
(1997) Edward E. Colton / Ben Edwards (1998) Uta Hagen
Uta Hagen
/ Arthur Miller
Arthur Miller
/ Isabelle Stevenson (1999) Dame Edna: The Royal Tour / T. Edward Hambleton (2000) 2001–present Paul Gemignani (2001) Julie Harris / Robert Whitehead (2002) Cy Feuer / Russell Simmons' Def Poetry Jam on Broadway (2003) James M. Nederlander (2004) Edward Albee
Edward Albee
(2005) Sarah Jones / Harold Prince (2006) No Award (2007) Robert Russell Bennett
Robert Russell Bennett
/ Stephen Sondheim
Stephen Sondheim
(2008) Jerry Herman
Jerry Herman
(2009) Alan Ayckbourn
Alan Ayckbourn
/ Marian Seldes
Marian Seldes
(2010) Philip J. Smith (2011) Actors' Equity Association
Actors' Equity Association
/ Hugh Jackman
Hugh Jackman
(2012) Bernard Gersten / Ming Cho Lee / Paul Libin (2013) Jane Greenwood (2014) John Cameron Mitchell
John Cameron Mitchell
/ Tommy Tune
Tommy Tune
(2015) Sheldon Harnick
Sheldon Harnick
/ Marshall W. Mason
Marshall W. Mason
/ National Endowment for the Arts / Miles Wilkin (2016) James Earl Jones
James Earl Jones
(2017) John Leguizamo
John Leguizamo
/ Andrew Lloyd Webber
Andrew Lloyd Webber
/ Chita Rivera
Chita Rivera
/ Bruce Springsteen (2018) Rosemary Harris
Rosemary Harris
/ Marin Mazzie / Terrence McNally
Terrence McNally
/ Sonny Tilders and Creature Technology Company / Jason Michael Webb / Harold Wheeler (2019)

vte Tony Award
Tony Award
for Best Performance by a Leading Actor in a Musical Paul Hartman
Paul Hartman
(1948) Ray Bolger
Ray Bolger
(1949) Ezio Pinza
Ezio Pinza
(1950) Robert Alda
Robert Alda
(1951) Phil Silvers
Phil Silvers
(1952) Thomas Mitchell (1953) Alfred Drake
Alfred Drake
(1954) Walter Slezak
Walter Slezak
(1955) Ray Walston
Ray Walston
(1956) Rex Harrison
Rex Harrison
(1957) Robert Preston (1958) Richard Kiley
Richard Kiley
(1959) Jackie Gleason
Jackie Gleason
(1960) Richard Burton
Richard Burton
(1961) Robert Morse
Robert Morse
(1962) Zero Mostel
Zero Mostel
(1963) Bert Lahr
Bert Lahr
(1964) Zero Mostel
Zero Mostel
(1965) Richard Kiley
Richard Kiley
(1966) Robert Preston (1967) Robert Goulet
Robert Goulet
(1968) Jerry Orbach
Jerry Orbach
(1969) Cleavon Little
Cleavon Little
(1970) Hal Linden
Hal Linden
(1971) Phil Silvers
Phil Silvers
(1972) Ben Vereen
Ben Vereen
(1973) Christopher Plummer
Christopher Plummer
(1974) John Cullum (1975) George Rose (1976) Barry Bostwick
Barry Bostwick
(1977) John Cullum (1978) Len Cariou
Len Cariou
(1979) Jim Dale (1980) Kevin Kline
Kevin Kline
(1981) Ben Harney (1982) Tommy Tune
Tommy Tune
(1983) George Hearn (1984) No Award (1985) George Rose (1986) Robert Lindsay (1987) Michael Crawford
Michael Crawford
(1988) Jason Alexander
Jason Alexander
(1989) James Naughton
James Naughton
(1990) Jonathan Pryce
Jonathan Pryce
(1991) Gregory Hines (1992) Brent Carver (1993) Boyd Gaines
Boyd Gaines
(1994) Matthew Broderick
Matthew Broderick
(1995) Nathan Lane
Nathan Lane
(1996) James Naughton
James Naughton
(1997) Alan Cumming
Alan Cumming
(1998) Martin Short
Martin Short
(1999) Brian Stokes Mitchell
Brian Stokes Mitchell
(2000) Nathan Lane
Nathan Lane
(2001) John Lithgow
John Lithgow
(2002) Harvey Fierstein
Harvey Fierstein
(2003) Hugh Jackman
Hugh Jackman
(2004) Norbert Leo Butz
Norbert Leo Butz
(2005) John Lloyd Young
John Lloyd Young
(2006) David Hyde Pierce
David Hyde Pierce
(2007) Paulo Szot
Paulo Szot
(2008) David Alvarez, Trent Kowalik
Trent Kowalik
and Kiril Kulish (2009) Douglas Hodge (2010) Norbert Leo Butz
Norbert Leo Butz
(2011) Steve Kazee
Steve Kazee
(2012) Billy Porter (2013) Neil Patrick Harris
Neil Patrick Harris
(2014) Michael Cerveris
Michael Cerveris
(2015) Leslie Odom Jr. (2016) Ben Platt (2017) Tony Shalhoub
Tony Shalhoub
(2018) Santino Fontana
Santino Fontana
(2019)

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