Cast to Van Helsing Movie

  • Hugh Jackman (Van Helsing)

Hugh Jackman was born on October 12th, 1968 in Sydney. His parents are British and he is the youngest of 5 children. Hugh has a degree in Communications from the University of Technology in Sydney. After he graduated, Hugh pursued Drama at the Western Australian Academy of Performing Arts. Right afterwards he landed the role as Kevin Jones in the TV drama series “Corelli”. He also met his future wife Deborra-Lee Furness while starring in this show. Several tv guest roles followed, as an actor and variety compere. Hugh also proved that he is an accomplished singer when starring as Gaston in the Australian production of Beauty and the Beast, as Joe Gillis in the Australian production of Sunset Boulevard and as Curly in the Royal National Theatre’s production of Trevor Nunn’s Oklahoma. His role as Gace in “Erskineville Kings” earned him an Australian Film Institute nomination for Best Actor in 1999. In 2003 Hugh went back on stage as Peter Allen in the musical “The Boy from Oz”. His latest movie credits cover “X-Men”, “X2”, “Kate & Leopold” and “Swordfish”

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  • Kate Beckinsale (Anna Valerious)

Kate Beckinsale was born 26 July 1973 in England, and has resided in London for most of her life. Kate attended the public Godolphin and Latymer School in London for her grade and primary school education. In her teens, she twice won the British bookseller W. H. Smith Young Writers’ competition–once for three short stories and once for three poems. After a tumultuous adolescence, (a bout of anorexia {cured} and a smoking habit which continues to this day) she gradually took up the profession of acting. Her major acting debut came in a World War II television movie called “One Against the Wind”, filmed in Luxembourg during the summer of 1991. Kate began attending Oxford University’s New College in the fall of 1991, majoring in French and Russian literature. While in her first year at Oxford, Kate received her big break in Kenneth Branagh’s film adaptation of Shakespeare’s Much Ado About Nothing. In the spring of 1994 Kate left Oxford, after finishing three years of study. Kate appeared in the BBC/Thames Television satire “Cold Comfort Farm” filmed in London and East Sussex during late summer 1994. After turning down several mediocre scripts, “and going nearly berserk with boredom,” she waited seven months before another interesting role was offered to her. Her big movie of 1995 was the romance/horror movie “Haunted”. Kate’s first film project of 1996 was the British ITV production of Jane Austin’s novel “Emma”. Her last film of 1996 was the comedy Shooting Fish. Kate got her big international break through the 2001 movie Pearl Harbor opposite Ben Affleck and Josh Hartnett. Other movie credits are “Brokedown Palace”, “Serendipty” and “Underworld”.

  • Richard Roxburgh (Count Dracula)

Richard Roxburgh was born on January 1st, 1962 Albury (Australia) as the youngest of 6 siblings. Richard first went to ANU in Canberra to study economics until he decided that he wanted to be an actor. The then went to the National Institute of Dramatic Arts and graduated in 1986. Ever since his graduation he has starred in many movies, the most recent ones being “M:I2”, “Moulin Rouge”, “The One and Only” and “The League of Extraordinary Gentlemen”. Richard is engaged to the Italian actress Silvia Colloca whom he met while shooting “Van Helsing”.

  • David Wenham (Carl)

David Wenham was born on September 21st, 1965 in Marrickville (Australia). He’s probably best known through his role as Faramir in the Lord of the Rings trilogy. Before he started pursuing his acting career, he actually called bingo in Sydney’s Marrickville Town hall, then was an insurance clerk. His acting credits include “Dark City”, “Moulin Rouge” and “Crocodile Hunter: The Collision Course”