Hugo Weaving

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Hugo Weaving
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Born
Hugo Wallace Weaving

(1960-04-04) 4 April 1960 (age 59)
Years active1980 – present
Known forActing roles:
Agent Smith in The Matrix
Elrond in The Lord of the Rings movie trilogy
V in V for Vendetta
Noah the Elder in Happy Feet
Megatron in Transformers
Height6'2" (1.88 m)
FamilySamara Weaving (niece)

Hugo Wallace Weaving (born 4 April 1960) is a British-Australian movie and stage actor. He is also well known as a voice actor. Weaving is most famous for his roles as Agent Smith in The Matrix and Elrond in The Lord of the Rings movie trilogy, the main character of V for Vendetta and the voices of Noah the Elder in Happy Feet, Megatron in Transformers and Rex in Babe and Babe: Pig in the City. He was born in Nigeria to English parents. He spent his childhood in South Africa and then moved to the United Kingdom when he was a teenager. He moved to Australia in 1976. He later became an Australian citizen.

Filmography[change | change source]

Year Title Role Notes
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
Reckless Kelly Sir John
The Custodian Det. Church
1994 Exile Innes
The Adventures of Priscilla, Queen of the Desert Anthony "Tick" Belrose / Mitzi Del Bra Nominated — AACTA Award for Best Actor in a Leading Role
What's Going On, Frank? Strange Packer in Supermarket
1995 Babe Rex the Male Sheepdog
(voice)
1996 The Hunchback of Notre Dame Frollo's Soldiers
(voice)
1997 True Love and Chaos Morris
1998 Babe: Pig in the City Rex the Male Sheepdog
(voice)
Bedrooms and Hallways Jeremy
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
The Kiss Barry
1999 Strange Planet Steven
Little Echo Lost Echo Man
The Matrix Agent Smith Nominated — Blockbuster Entertainment Award for Favorite Villain
Nominated — Saturn Award for Best Supporting Actor
2000 The Magic Pudding Bill Barnacle
(voice)
2001 Russian Doll Harvey
The Old Man Who Read Love Stories Rubicondo (Dentist) Nominated — AACTA Award for Best Actor in a Supporting Role
Nominated — FCCA Award for Best Supporting Actor
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
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
The Matrix Reloaded Agent Smith Nominated — MTV Movie Award for Best Fight (shared with Keanu Reeves)
The Matrix Revolutions
2004 Everything Goes Ray Inside Film Awards: Best Short Film
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
V for Vendetta V Nominated — International Award for Best Actor
2006 Happy Feet Noah
(voice)
2007 Transformers Megatron
(voice)
Nominated — Teen Choice Award for Choice Movie Villain
In the Company of Actors Himself / Judge Brack
2008 The Tender Hook McHeath
2009 Transformers: Revenge of the Fallen Megatron
(voice)
Last Ride Kev Nominated — AACTA Award for Best Actor in a Leading Role
2010 The Wolfman Detective Francis Abberline
Oranges and Sunshine Jack AACTA Award for Best Actor in a Supporting Role
Nominated — Satellite Award for Best Supporting Actor in a Motion Picture
Legend of the Guardians: The Owls of Ga'Hoole Noctus and Grimble
(voice)
2011 Transformers: Dark of the Moon Megatron
(voice)
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
Happy Feet Two Noah
(voice)
2012 Cloud Atlas Haskell Moore
Tadeusz Kesselring
Bill Smoke
Nurse Noakes
Boardman Mephi
Old Georgie
The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey Elrond
2013 Mystery Road Johnno
The Turning Bob Lang Nominated — AACTA Award for Best Actor in a Leading Role
2014 Healing Matt Perry
The Mule Croft Nominated — AFCA Award for Best Supporting Actor
The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies Elrond
2015 Strangerland David Rae
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 Nominated — AACTA Award for Best Actor in a Supporting Role
2018 Black '47 Hannah
Mortal Engines Thaddeus Valentine
2019 Hearts and Bones Daniel Fisher

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