Hugo Weaving (Actor), age, Height, Family, Wife, Education, Matrix 4, Net Worth

Hugo Weaving Biography

Hugo Weaving happens is a British actor best known as Agent Smith from The Matrix trilogy, Elrond from The Lord of the Rings, and V for Vendetta. Born in Nigeria to British parents, Hugo has stayed in Australia this whole time and most of his work is done there too. He received six Australian Academy of Cinema and Television Arts Awards (AACTA) & has also been recognized as an Honorary Officer of the Order of Australia.
His first major role was on the Australian television series Bodyline (1984). He continued to act in Australia, appeared in movies like Proof (1991) and The Adventures of Priscilla, Queen of the Desert (1994), which earned him his first AACTA Award for Best Actor in a Leading Role.

Hugo Weaving Age

Weaving was born on April 4th, 1960 in Nigeria to British parents.

Hugo Weaving Height

Hugo’s height is 6 feet and 2 inches, and he weighs around 187 pounds.

Hugo Weaving Family

Weaving is the son of Anne Lennard, a tour guide, and Wallace Weaving, an earthquake scientist. When Hugo was only a year old, his family moved to Britain, settling in Bedford and Brighton before moving to Melbourne and Sydney in Australia; Johannesburg in South Africa; then back to the United Kingdom.
Hugo has a brother and sister. He is the uncle of actress Samara Weaving, who also started out in Australia before transitioning to the US. Both appeared in the 2013 Australian film Mystery Road. His younger niece Morgan Weaving appeared on the Australian soap opera Home and Away alongside her sister, who was also on the show.

Hugo Weaving Wife

Hugo has been with his longtime girlfriend Katrina Greenwood since 1984; the two live in Sydney and have two children together, Harry who was born1989 and Holly born in 1993. Holly is an actress who uses the stage name, Holly Greenwood.

Hugo Weaving Education

While in the UK, Weaving attended The Downs School, Wraxall, near Bristol. It is while at this school that Weaving played one of his first theatrical roles. In 1973 he took on the part of Captain Asquith in Robert Bolt’s The Thwarting of Baron Bolligrew.
He moved back to Australia in 1976 and attended school at Knox Grammar School. He graduated from Sydney’s National Institute of Dramatic Art in 1981.

Hugo Weaving Young

At the age of 13, Weaving was diagnosed with epilepsy. Even though this condition rarely ever interfered with his life as an adult, he still chooses not to drive because there is always a risk of having seizures while driving.

Hugo Weaving in the Matrix 4 Resurrections

In the movie “The Matrix”, Hugo Weaving played the main character Agent Smith. Now, there are rumors he will NOT be returning to play his iconic character in the upcoming films “The Matrix 4”, “The Matrix 5”, and “The Matrix 6”.

The sad truth? Hugo Weaving is NOT in The Matrix 4: Resurrections. Now for some more bad news, he’s not in any other of the Matrix movies either.

Hugo Weaving Charity

In 2004, Weaving became an ambassador for the Australian animal rights organization Voiceless, the animal protection institute. He attends events, promotes the Voiceless in interviews, and assists in their judging of annual grant recipients. Besides that, he also contests & helps with the selection process of grant recipients. People in Australia are well aware of his commitment to animal rights and his advocacy for a more humane society. He has also been an integral part of a number of charity campaigns, appearing on TV commercials to raise funds for epilepsy.

Hugo Weaving Awards and Nominations

Weaving has 3 Australian Film Institute Awards, for Best Actor in a Lead Role(1991): Proof, Best Actor in a Lead Role: The Interview (1998), and Best Actor in a Lead Role: Little Fish(2005).
The Constellation Awards (2007), for Best Male Performance in a 2006 Science Fiction Film, TV Movie, or Miniseries: V for Vendetta
Sydney Theatre Award (2011), as the Best Supporting Actor: Sydney Theatre Company’s Uncle Vanya
Helen Hayes Award (2012), as the Best Supporting Performer, Non-Resident Production: Sydney Theatre Company’s Uncle Vanya
Helpmann Award (2018) for Best Male Actor in a Play, for Arturo Ui in the Sydney Theatre Company’s The Resistible Rise of Arturo Ui
Satellite Award (2018) for Best Supporting Actor – Series, Miniseries or Television Film: Patrick Melrose
Honorary Officer of the Order of Australia in 2020

Hugo Weaving Net Worth

Hugo has an estimated net worth of $25 million.

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