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The Jackman Family Foundation


Last profile update: 01/23/2018
Last grant data update: 04/01/2018

At A Glance

The Jackman Family Foundation

501 Silverside Rd., Ste. 123

Wilmington, DE United States 19809-1377

Type of Grantmaker

Independent foundation

Additional Descriptor

  • Celebrity: Entertainment






Established in 2006 in DE - Founded by Hugh Jackman and Deborra-Lee Furness. Hugh Jackman is an Australian actor and producer. He has starred in several films, including the "X-Men" series, "Van Helsing," "The Prestige," "Swordfish," "Scoop" and "Australia." In 2004, he won several awards for his performance in "The Boy from Oz," including a Tony Award for Best Leading Actor in a Musical. In 2005, he won an Emmy for Outstanding Individual Performance for his hosting of the 2004 Tony Awards. In 2012, he won a Golden Globe for Best Actor for his work in "Les Miserables." Deborra-Lee Furness, Jackman's wife, is an Australian actress, director and producer. She has appeared in several movies, including "Newsies" and "Jindabyne." Hugh Jackman is a signatory to the Hollywood Pledge, to which celebrities pledge to support and list specific charities or causes important to them, while encouraging fan interaction in the hope that their fans will be educated about, and also support, these charities or causes