List of famous people named Hugh, along with photos. How many celebrities named Hugh can you think of? The famous Hughs below have many different professions, as this list includes notable actors named Hugh, athletes named Hugh, and even political figures named Hugh. Did we forget your favorite famous person whose name is Hugh? Add them to the list.
Hugh Jackman is a Golden Globe, Emmy, and Tony Award winning actor. But he's also a "jack" of all trades. He has guest starred on WWE's Monday Night Raw, he's a global advisor for Global Poverty Project, he's participated in Broadway Cares, and is also a member of the School of Practical Philosophy.
Hugh Laurie, another actor with plenty of wins to boast over, has been nominated for his title role on the series House over 35 times. Although he's most known for his work as a dramatic actor, he also had a comedic series called Fry and Laurie and has had a music career as well.Of course, the most memorable of all the Hugh's would have to be Playboy's Hugh Hefner. He may be most known for his Playboy mansion of "Bunnies", but he's also a philanthropist. He's donated money to restore the Hollywood sign, has donated money to University of Southern California and is a supporter of gay rights.