59 years old (Born on April 04, 1960)
Actor, voice actor; He is famous from Agent Smith on The Matrix, Elrond on The Lord of The Rings Trilogy and V on V for Vendetta..Partner of Katrina Greenwood (1984-present). He has suffered from epileptic seizures since he was 13. Because of this, he made the decision early on not to drive and he has never had a driver's license. Weaving fractured his hip doing a stunt while shooting the "Matrix" sequels. He recovered, but since the injury he has more often been doubled by stunt-men. Attended the same high school as Australian actors Adam Garcia, Hugh Jackman, Andrew Johnston, Reg Livermore, writer Stuart Beattie and radio host John Laws. His parents and baby Hugo left Nigeria before he was one year old.
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Fun Facts About Hugo Weaving
Children with Greenwood: Harry (b. 1989) and Holly (b. 1993).
He is a pesco Vegetarians - Pesco vegetarians eat fish but no other meat.
He got the idea of how to play character Agent Smith in the Matrix after watching Red Dwarf, a popular British sitcom. In the episode Holoship, Hugo decided that the character Captain Hercule Platini is how he was going to play the famous role in the Matrix.
Sister Anna-Jane Weaving had a brief singing career in Paris in the mid-80s.
Suffers from epilepsy. Was once carried off stage during a performance at the Sydney Opera House, after he collapsed and started going into convulsions. His reaction was later attributed to the use of strobe lights in the production.
His father worked in the computer industry and moved around a lot. Hugo spent his childhood in South Africa and England before finally settling in Australia.
He opened Belgrade Film Festival - FEST in 1997.
Hugo is an graduate of the NIDA.
Nominated for the 2005 Helpmann Award for Best Male Actor in a Supporting Role in a Play for his performance in "Hedda Gabler."
Attended the private junior school The Downs School, Wraxall, outside Bristol, whilst living in the UK, which was also briefly attended by Orlando Bloom.