An Australian-British actor and producer, Hugo Weaving is renowned for his work in The Matrix trilogy as Agent Smith and The Lord of the Rings film trilogy as Elrond. He is also famous for his appearances in The Adventures of Priscilla, V for Vendetta, Cloud Atlas and Captain America: The First Avenger. Weaving is equally popular for his voice as Rex and Noah in Happy Feet. He has succeeded to gain several awards and nomination; some of the awards given to him are MTV Movie Award, Australian Film Institute Award and Satellite Award.
Gifted Hugo Weaving was born on April 4 1960 at the University of Ibadan Teaching Hospital in Nigeria Protectorate but spent his child days in South Africa and England. He studied The Downs School, Wraxall in England. Later, his family went to Australia in 1976, where he got admission Knox Grammar School in Sydney, from where, he received his high school graduation degree.
In 1984, he landed with his first major role in Australian television series called Bodyline. Hugo had a role in The Dirtwater Dynasty, which was Australian miniseries released in 1988. He subsequently, got chance to appear in the 1989 movie Bangkok Hilton. Weaving can be seen in 1993 Yahoo Serious comedy called Reckless Kelly. His fantastic work in the hit movie Priscilla, Queen of the Desert brought international attention for him. Not just this, he was awarded for his work in the interview for his performance as suspected serial killer by Montreal Film Festival.
Let’s know about some interesting fact about him. He received the graduation degree from the National Institute of Dramatic Art(NIDA). His father worked for computer industry. His name put up for 2005 Helpmann Award, the nomination was given to him for best male actor in supporting role. Unluckily, he has been suffering from epileptic seizures since he was 13 .And, this became the reason that he does not have driving license till the date. He is a pesco Vegetarians, it is a kind of vegetarian, who only eats fish but not any other meat. In 1997, he established Belgrade Film Festival.
His full name at birth is Hugo Wallace Weaving and his age is 54. He has towering height and it is about 6 feet and 2 inches, which is 188 cm. Body type is Average. His eye color is Blue and hair color is Brown and dark. Star sign is Aries and sexuality is straight. Weaving ethnicity is white and nationality is Australian. Claim to fame are Agent Smith on the Matrix, V on V for Vendetta and Elrond on The Lord of the Rings Trilogy. Distinctive features are Deep dramatic voice, often plays anti heroes, High eyebrows, usually calm and reserved delivers his lines and rich yet flawless voice.
He has a longtime girlfriend, her name is Katrina Greenwood. They have been living together since 1984. Couple has two children together, their first child was born in 1989, his name is Harry and subsequently Holly born in 1993.
He is very hardworking and dedicated personality, especially to his job. He has earned name, fame and more prosperity in his life. His estimated net worth is $ 30 million dollars. Fans can follow him at twitter and Facebook. His photos, life story can be found at web, but for reliable and updated source, one can depend on bijog.com.
|4 Apr, 1960
|National Institute of Dramatic Art
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