Hugo Wallace Weaving is a British actor who lives in Australia. He is best known for his role in The Matrix (science-fiction film series). He has a huge fan base. His net worth includes $25 million. He has been earning from his performances and roles in films and TV series. He acted in many high grossing films.
Hugo Wallace Weaving Early Life –
Hugo was born in Nigeria (April 4, 1960). He has 2 more siblings. His father was an acclaimed seismologist and his mother was a tour guide and a teacher. Due to his father’s work, he traveled to many places. He traveled around Australia, Nigeria, and England in childhood. He went to The Downs School in England where he started acting. He loved History and got good marks in it. He went to Knox Grammar School in Australia. After his high school graduation, he decided to learn acting. He got admitted to the National Institute of Dramatic Art in Sydney.
Hugo Wallace Weaving Career Life –
In 1981 Hugo made his acting debut with a small role in Maybe this Time (film). He then acted in a bigger role in For Love Alone and The City’s Edge. All these were small Australian films. In 1984 he made his TV debut with Bodyline (miniseries). Then he appeared in Chambers: A Long Way from Home (miniseries), The Dirtwater Dynasty (miniseries), and Barlow (miniseries). In the early 1990’s he started gaining recognition for his film Proof’ and Reckless Kelly.
In 1993 Hugo acted in Frauds and The Custodian. The Adventures of Priscilla, Queen of the Desert he acted in 1994. He got international fame. In 1999 he acted in The Matrix which gave him superstardom in Hollywood. He also played the same role in two subsequent installments The Matrix Reloaded and The Matrix Revolutions. The Lord of the Rings he acted in 2001. In 2004 he acted in Everything Goes.
In 2005 Hugo acted in V for Vendetta. He then acted in the Last Ride and Oranges and Sunshine. In the film Transformers, he lent his voice to Megatron. In 2012 he acted in Cloud Atlas. “The Turning” played a key role in 2013. in 2014 he acted in The Mule. The Dressmaker he acted in 2015. He has produced the films Ship of Theseus (2012) and Russian Doll (2001).
Hugo Wallace Weaving Personal Life –
Hugo since 1984 is in a relationship with Katrina Greenwood. They have 2 children.