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Hugo Wallace Weaving
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Hugo Weaving Fast Facts:
Lived in South Africa, England and Australia as a child.
Became interested in acting after seeing a ballet production of
Romeo and Juliet
as a child.
Studied under future Oscar winner Geoffrey Rush at NIDA.
Won the Australian Film Institute award for Best Actor in a Lead Role for
Plays major roles in both
(as Agent Smith) and
The Lord of the Rings
(as Elrond) film trilogies.
Voices Decepticon leader Megatron in the
Promotes Voiceless, the Animal Protection Institute, an Australian nonprofit that seeks to stop the institutionalized suffering of animals.
In 2013, reprised
role of Agent Smith for a General Electric commercial promoting its medical equipment.
Hugo Weaving Relationships:
Wallace Weaving - Father
Holly Weaving - Daughter
Anna-Jane Weaving - Sister
Samara Weaving - Niece
Harry Weaving - Son
Katrina Greenwood - Significant Other
Anne Weaving - Mother
Simon Weaving - Brother
Morgan Weaving - Niece
Hugo Weaving Awards:
2003 Screen Actors Guild Awards: Outstanding Performance by a Cast in a Motion Picture - Winner
2004 Australian Film Institute Awards: Best Supporting Actor - Nominee
2011 AACTA Awards: Best Supporting Actor - Winner
2002 Screen Actors Guild Awards: Outstanding Performance by a Cast in a Motion Picture - Nominee
2013 AACTA Awards: Best Lead Actor - Nominee
2006 Australian Film Institute Awards: International Award for Best Actor - Nominee
2009 Australian Film Institute Awards: Best Lead Actor - Nominee
2001 Screen Actors Guild Awards: Outstanding Performance by a Cast in a Motion Picture - Nominee
2005 Australian Film Institute Awards: Best Lead Actor - Winner
1998 Australian Film Institute Awards: Best Performance by an Actor in a Leading Role - Winner
National Institute of Dramatic Art, Kensington, New South Wales, Australia (1981)
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