Hugh Jackman is a very famous actor and personality and has many fans and followers from all over the world. He was born in Australia but has made his way into the American movie and entertainment industry. He has been on many different and exciting film projects throughout his career, but he is known to most of his fans as the one and only “The Wolverine.”
He was first introduced as “The Wolverine” in the 20th Century Fox X-Men film series. The real name of the Marvel superhero is James Howlett, also nicknamed Logan. This character has a very significant role in Hugh’s life, as this is the role that puts his name in the Guinness Book of World Records. He currently has the record of having the longest career as a live-action Marvel Character.
Apart from playing the character of Wolverine, Hugh Jackman was also involved in several other great film projects. Some of the best mentions are Van Helsing, a movie in the action-horror genre. He has also worked on a period romance film titled Australia. He was even nominated for the Academy Awards in the category of “Best Actor” for his sublime work in the film Les Misérables.
Deborra-Lee Furness is also an Australian-born producer and actor. She came to the attention of the media and public as an actor after her work in the film titled Shame. She was nominated in the category of “Best Actor” and also won an award at the Seattle International Film Festival and Film Critics Circle of Australia.
A Little History of Deborra-Lee Furness
Here we are going to discuss some lesser-known facts about the Australian actress and Hugh Jackman’s wife, Deborra-Lee Furness.
Deborra-Lee Furness belongs to Australian citizenship and always was very kind in nature. Maybe it is the reason why she is so inclined toward the welfare of humans, especially children. She also has made a name for herself as a brilliant actor and producer.
As we have told you earlier, she was born and brought up in Australia. But with her passion for arts and acting, she left her homeland and moved to the United States of America. There she admitted herself to the American Academy of Dramatic Arts, which was located in New York. From there, she graduated in the early 80s. After her graduation, she was able to land an acting gig. This was her first break into the industry.
Then she was featured in the Falcon Crest, a US prime-time soap opera show. This was a very famous show back in the time, and featuring in this show brought the attention of many towards her. Then after some time, she returned back to Australia.
Deborra-Lee Furness and her husband, Hugh Jackman, are always ready to support humanity in any way they are able to do so. That’s why they adopted two beautiful children, Oscar Maximilian and Ava Eliot. It was their choice to adopt, but that quickly became the point of focus for Furness.
She then started to lead many campaigns for adoption. She is well known for her work in creating National Adoption Awareness Week. She launched this program in the year 2008. This program was launched to get the attention of everyone to the problems faced by many Australian families who want to adopt children with good intentions.
Apart from being a savior of many Australian families, she also launched the Jackman Furness Foundation. This foundation helps every student of art and every performing artist. All of these noble acts have earned her a lot of respect from people all over the world. She was also titled NSW Australian of the Year in the year 2014.
The Dating History Of Hugh Jackman and Deborra-Lee Furness
Surprisingly, there is no history available about the past dating life and relationships of both the Marvel star and the Shame star. There are some rumors regarding their past dating life, but none has been proven yet by concrete evidence. So it is safe to comment that it is their first public relationship.
Jackman and Furness first met at the set of Correlli. It is a very popular Australian television show. It was almost like love at first sight, as Hugh proposed to Furness only after four months of dating. They tied the knot on April 11, 1996. And as in any fairytale, they have been living happily ever after. This shows that relationships can stay intact if they are backed by love, even in Hollywood.