How many celebrities named Hugh can you think of? The famous Hughs below have many different professions, including notable actors named Hugh, famous athletes named Hugh, and even musicians named Hugh.
Hugh Jackman is certainly one of the most famous Hughs on this list. One of the famous actors named Hugh, he is best known for playing Wolverine in the X-Men franchise. He is also an accomplished Broadway star having won the Tony Award for Best Actor in a Musical for his role in The Boy from Oz.
Another of the famous people with the first name Hugh is Hugh Hefner. He was the founder and editor-in-chief of Playboy Magazine. He was also a political activist and staunch advocate of the First Amendment.
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Birthplace: Hammersmith, London, United KingdomHugh John Mungo Grant (born 9 September 1960) is an English actor and film producer. Grant has... more
Birthplace: Sydney, AustraliaHugh Michael Jackman (born 12 October 1968) is an Australian actor, singer, and producer. He... more
Birthplace: Stoke-on-Trent, Stoke-upon-Trent, United KingdomHugh Michael Horace Dancy (born 19 June 1975) is an English actor. He is best known for his... more
Birthplace: Oxford, United KingdomJames Hugh Calum Laurie, (; born 11 June 1959) is an English actor, director, singer,... more
Birthplace: Rochester, New York, United States of AmericaHugh O'Brian (born Hugh Charles Krampe; April 19, 1925 – September 5, 2016) was an American... more
Birthplace: Blackheath, London, London, United KingdomHugh Richard Bonneville Williams (born 10 November 1963) is an English actor. He is best known... more
Birthplace: Los Angeles, CaliforniaHugh Edward McElhenny Jr. (born December 31, 1928) is a former professional American football... more
Birthplace: USA, Chicago, IllinoisHugh Marston Hefner (April 9, 1926 – September 27, 2017) was an American magazine publisher,... more
Birthplace: Cranston, Rhode IslandHugh Duffy (November 26, 1866 – October 19, 1954) was an American outfielder and manager in... more
Birthplace: Witbank, South AfricaHugh Ramapolo Masekela (4 April 1939 – 23 January 2018) was a South African trumpeter,... more
Birthplace: England, LondonHugh Alan Cornwell (born 28 August 1949) is an English musician and singer-songwriter, best... more
Birthplace: Mansfield, Ohio, United States of AmericaHugh Lamont Douglas (born August 23, 1971) is a former American football defensive end in the... more
Birthplace: Akron, Ohio, United States of AmericaHugh Malcolm Downs (born February 14, 1921) was a retired American broadcaster, television... more
- 14Hugh Hewitt (born February 22, 1956) is an American radio talk show host with the Salem Radio... more
Birthplace: Accra, GhanaHugh Anthony Quarshie (born 22 December 1954) is a Ghanaian-born British actor. Some of his... more
Birthplace: Hampstead, London, United KingdomHugh Christopher Edmund Fearnley-Whittingstall (born 14 January 1965) is an English celebrity... more
Birthplace: Hoddesdon, United KingdomHugh William Paddick (22 August 1915 – 9 November 2000) was an English actor, whose most... more
Birthplace: Kingston, CanadaHugh Dillon (born May 31, 1963) is a Canadian musician and actor. He is the lead singer of the... more
Birthplace: Marian-glasHugh Emrys Griffith (30 May 1912 – 14 May 1980) was a Welsh film, stage and television actor.... more
Hugh Culverhouse1919-01-01Hugh Franklin Culverhouse, Sr. (February 20, 1919 – August 26, 1994) was the American longtime... more
Birthplace: Auckland, New ZealandSir Hugh Seymour Walpole, CBE (13 March 1884 – 1 June 1941) was an English novelist. He was... more
Birthplace: Brisbane, AustraliaHugh McMeniman (born 1 November 1983 in Brisbane) is an Australian rugby union footballer who... more
Birthplace: Oxford, MississippiDanny Hugh Freeze Jr. (born September 27, 1969) is an American football coach. He is currently... more
Birthplace: Neosho, MissouriHugh Armstrong Robinson (May 13, 1881 – 1963) was a pioneer in the earliest days of aviation,... more
- 11Hugh II (c. 1106 – 1134), also called Hugh du Puiset, was a Crusader and the Count of Jaffa.... more