Hugo Weaving

Hugo Wallace WeavingHugo Wallace Weaving (born April 4, 1960) is a Nigerian-born Australian actor of British heritage who is active in film, theatre and voice work. He is best known for his roles in the films The Adventures of Priscilla, Queen of the Desert, Babe, The Matrix trilogy, The Lord of the Rings trilogy, as the masked vigilante V in V for Vendetta and the voice of Megatron in the Transformers film series.
Weaving’s first major role was in the 1984 Australian television series Bodyline, as the English cricket captain Douglas Jardine. Weaving appeared in the Australian miniseries The Dirtwater Dynasty in 1988 and starred opposite Nicole Kidman in the 1989 film Bangkok Hilton. In 1991, Weaving received the Australian Film Institute’s award for “Best Actor” for his performance in the low-budget Proof. He also appeared as Sir John in the 1993 Yahoo Serious comedy Reckless Kelly, a lampoon of the famous Australian outlaw Ned Kelly. Weaving first received international attention with the hit Priscilla, Queen of the Desert in 1994. In 1998 Weaving received the Hugo Weavingaward for “Best Actor” from the Montreal Film Festival for his performance in The Interview. Weaving was also a voice actor in the cartoon film The Magic Pudding.
When he was 13 years old, Weaving was diagnosed with epilepsy. He lives with his wife Katrina Greenwood and two children, Harry (b. 1989) and Holly (b. 1993). He has a brother, Simon Weaving who has two daughters, Samara Weaving and Morgan Weaving.
Weaving is also the primary ambassador for Australian animal rights organization Voiceless. Hugo attends events and promotes Voiceless in interviews. He also assists Voiceless in their judging of annual grant’s recipients.
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