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Hugo Weaving Biographic

Nigerian-born English-Australian film and stage actor. He played the roles of Agent Smith in The Matrix trilogy (1999–2003), Elrond in The Lord of the Rings (2001–2003) and The Hobbit (2012–2014) film trilogies, and the title role of V in V for Vendetta (2006).

Weaving's first television role was in the 1984 Australian television series Bodyline, where he portrayed English cricket captain Douglas Jardine. In film, he first rose to prominence for his performance as Martin in the Australian drama Proof (1991). Weaving played Anthony "Tick" Belrose/Mitzi Del Bra in the comedy-drama The Adventures of Priscilla, Queen of the Desert (1994); Red Skull in the superhero film Captain America: The First Avenger (2011); and multiple roles in the science fiction film Cloud Atlas (2012). His roles as a voice actor include Rex in Babe, Noah in Happy Feet and Happy Feet Two, and Megatron in the Transformers film series.

Weaving's awards for acting include a Satellite Award, MTV Movie Award and several Australian Film Institute Awards.




1981 ...Maybe This Time Student 2

1983 The City's Edge Andy White

1986 For Love Alone Jonathan Crow

1987 The Right Hand Man Ned Devine

1990 ...Almost Jake

1991 Proof Martin AACTA Award for Best Actor in a Leading Role

1992 Road to Alice Louis

1993 Frauds Jonathan Wheats

1993 Reckless Kelly Sir John

1993 The Custodian Det. Church

1994 Exile Innes

1994 The Adventures of Priscilla, Queen of the Desert Anthony "Tick" Belrose/Mitzi Del Bra Nominated — AACTA Award for Best Actor in a Leading Role

1994 What's Going On, Frank? Strange Packer in Supermarket

1995 Babe Rex the Male Sheepdog Voice role

1997 True Love and Chaos Morris

1998 Babe: Pig in the City Rex the Male Sheepdog Voice role

1998 Bedrooms and Hallways Jeremy

1998 The Interview Eddie Rodney Fleming AACTA Award for Best Actor in a Leading Role

Montreal World Film Festival Award for Best Actor

Nominated — FCCA Award for Best Supporting Actor

1998 The Kiss Barry

1999 Strange Planet Steven

1999 Little Echo Lost Echo Man

1999 The Matrix Agent Smith Nominated — Blockbuster Entertainment Award for Favorite Villain

Nominated — Saturn Award for Best Supporting Actor

2000 The Magic Pudding Bill Barnacle

2001 Russian Doll Harvey

2001 The Old Man Who Read Love Stories Rubicondo (Dentist) Nominated — AACTA Award for Best Actor in a Leading Role

Nominated — FCCA Award for Best Supporting Actor

2001 The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring Elrond Nominated — Screen Actors Guild Award for Outstanding Performance by a Cast in a Motion Picture

2002 The Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers Nominated — Screen Actors Guild Award for Outstanding Performance by a Cast in a Motion Picture

2003 The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King Broadcast Film Critics Association Award for Best Cast

National Board of Review Award for Best Cast

Screen Actors Guild Award for Outstanding Performance by a Cast in a Motion Picture

2003 The Matrix Reloaded Agent Smith Nominated — MTV Movie Award for Best Fight (shared with Keanu Reeves)

2003 The Matrix Revolutions

2004 Everything Goes Ray Inside Film Awards: Best Short Film

2004 Peaches Alan

2005 Little Fish Lionel Dawson AACTA Award for Best Actor in a Leading Role

FCCA Award for Best Actor in a Supporting Role

Inside Film Award for Best Actor

2006 Happy Feet Noah Voice role

2006 V for Vendetta V Nominated — International Award for Best Actor

2007 Transformers Megatron Voice role

Nominated — Teen Choice Award for Choice Movie Villain

2007 In The Company of Actors Himself / Judge Brack

2008 The Tender Hook McHeath a.k.a. The Boxer and the Bombshell

2009 Transformers: Revenge of the Fallen Megatron Voice role

2009 Last Ride Kev Nominated — AACTA Award for Best Actor in a Leading Role

2010 The Wolfman Detective Francis Abberline

2010 Oranges and Sunshine[11] Jack AACTA Award for Best Actor in a Supporting Role

Nominated – Satellite Award for Best Supporting Actor in a Motion Picture

2010 Legend of the Guardians: The Owls of Ga'Hoole Noctus and Grimble Voice role

2011 Transformers: Dark of the Moon Megatron Voice role

2011 Captain America: The First Avenger Johann Schmidt / Red Skull Nominated – Teen Choice Award for Choice Movie Fight (with Chris Evans)

Nominated – Scream Award for Best Villain

2011 Happy Feet Two Noah Voice role

2012 Cloud Atlas Haskell Moore

Tadeusz Kesselring

Bill Smoke

Nurse Noakes

Boardman Mephi

Old Georgie

2012 The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey Elrond

2013 Mystery Road Johnno

2013 The Turning Bob Lang Nominated – AACTA Award for Best Actor in a Leading Role

2014 Healing Matt Perry

2014 The Mule Croft

2014 The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies Elrond

2015 Strangerland David Rae

2015 The Dressmaker Sergeant Farrat AACTA Award for Best Actor in a Supporting Role

AFCA Award for Best Supporting Actor

Nominated – Film Critics Circle of Australia for Best Supporting Actor

2016 Hacksaw Ridge Tom Doss AACTA Award for Best Actor in a Supporting Role

2017 Jasper Jones Mad Jack Lionel



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