Weaving, Hugo 1960–
WEAVING, Hugo 1960–
Full name, Hugo Wallace Weaving; born April 4, 1960, in Nigeria; son of Wallace (a seismologist) and Ann (a tour guide) Weaving; married Katrina Greenwood, 1984; children: Harry, Holly. Education: National Institute of Dramatic Art of Australia, graduated, 1981.
Addresses: Contact —c/o P.O. Box 478, King Cross, New South Wales 2011, Australia. Agent —International Creative Management, 8942 Wilshire Blvd., Beverly Hills, CA 90211; Shanahan Management, 91 Campbell Street, Berman House, Surry Hills, New South Wales 2010, Australia.
Career: Actor and producer. Sydney Theatre Company, Sydney, Australia, member of company, c. 1981–83; Belvoir Street Theatre, Australia, stage actor, c. 1995; appeared in television commercials for Gatorade, 2003.
Awards, Honors: Australian Film Institute Award, best performance by an actor in a leading role, 1991, for Proof; Australian Film Institute Award nomination, best actor in a lead role, 1994, for The Adventures of Priscilla, Queen of the Desert; Australian Film Institute Award, best performance by an actor in a leading role, and Montreal World Film Festival Award, best actor, both 1998, for The Interview; Blockbuster Entertainment Award nomination, favorite villain, 2000, for The Matrix; Screen Actors Guild Award nomination (with others), outstanding performance by the cast of a theatrical motion picture, 2002, for The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring; Screen Actors Guild Award nomination (with others), outstanding performance by the cast of a theatrical motion picture, 2003, for The Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers; National Board of Review Award (with others), best ensemble performance, 2003, Broadcast Film Critics Association Award (with others), best acting ensemble, Screen Actors Guild Award nomination (with others), outstanding performance by a cast in a motion picture, 2004, all for The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King.
Second student, … Maybe This Time, 1980.
Andy White, The City's Edge (also known as The Running Man ), 1983.
Jonathan Crow, For Love Alone, 1986.
Ned Devine (some sources cite Ned Rowlands), The Right Hand Man, Film Dallas Pictures, 1987.
Jake, … Almost (also known as Wendy Cracked a Walnut ), 1990.
Martin, Proof, Fine Line, 1991.
Sir John, Reckless Kelly, Warner Bros., 1993.
Jonathan Wheats, Frauds, Live America, 1993.
Detective Church, The Custodian, Academy, 1993.
Strange packer in supermarket, What's Going On, Frank?, 1994.
Innes, Exile, 1994.
Anthony "Tick" Belrose/Mitzi del Bra, The Adventures of Priscilla, Queen of the Desert, Gramercy, 1994.
Voice of Rex the male sheepdog, Babe (also known as Babe, the Gallant Pig ), Universal, 1995.
Morris, True Love and Chaos, 1996.
Jeremy, Bedrooms and Hallways, Pandora Cinema, 1998.
Eddie Rodney Fleming, The Interview, 1998.
Voice of Rex the male sheepdog, Babe: Pig in the City (also known as Babe 2: Pig in the City ), Universal, 1998.
Barry, The Kiss, 1998.
Echo man, Little Echo Lost, 1999.
Agent Smith, The Matrix, Warner Bros., 1999.
Steven Schumacher, Strange Planet, New Vision, 1999.
Voice of Bill Barnacle, The Magic Pudding, Twentieth Century–Fox Australia, 2000.
Rubicondo (dentist), The Old Man Who Read Love Stories (also known as El viejo que leia novelas de amor and Le vieux qui lisait des romans d'amour ), Pandora, 2001.
Harvey, Russian Doll, Lot 47, 2001.
Elrond, The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring (also known as The Fellowship of the Ring and The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring: The Motion Picture ), Warner Bros., 2001.
Agent Smith, The Matrix Revisited, 2001.
(Uncredited; in archive footage) Agent Smith in Matrix, Bowling for Columbine, United Artists, 2002.
Elrond, The Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers (also known as The Two Towers ), New Line Cinema, 2002.
Elrond, The Making of "The Lord of the Rings," 2002.
Narrator, Horseplay, Macquarie, 2003.
Agent Smith, The Matrix Reloaded (also known as The Matrix Reloaded: The IMAX Experience ), Warner Bros., 2003.
Agent Smith, The Matrix Revolutions (also known as The Matrix Revolutions: The IMAX Experience ), Warner Bros., 2003.
Elrond, The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King (also known as The Return of the King ), New Line Cinema, 2003.
Sledge: A Documentary, Double–Edged, 2003.
Alan, Peaches, Hopscotch, 2004.
Coproducer, Russian Doll, Lot 47, 2001.
Television Appearances; Miniseries:
Douglas Jardine, Bodyline (also known as Bodyline: It's Not Just Cricket ), 1984.
Geoff Chambers, Dadah Is Death (also known as Barlow and Chambers: A Long Way from Home and Deadly Decision ), CBS, 1988.
Richard Eastwick, The Dirtwater Dynasty, 1988.
Charles Armstrong, Melba, PBS, 1989.
Richard Carlisle, Bangkok Hilton, TBS, 1989.
Lust, Seven Deadly Sins, 1993.
Kenneth, Bordertown, 1995.
Jack Shannon, The Bite, 1996.
Governor Arthur, Frontier (also known as Frontier: Stories from Australia's Forgotten War ), PBS, 1997.
Martin Kirby, After the Deluge, 2003.
Television Appearances; Episodic:
Narrator, "The Forgotten Force," True Stories, 1994.
"Enter the Playtrix," Player$, 2003.
The View, ABC, 2003.
Also appeared as Detective Sergeant Tom Hurkos, "Isn't It Romantic," Halifax FP; in Movie House, MTV.
Television Appearances; Series:
Drama School, 2000.
Television Appearances; Specials:
(Uncredited) The Making of Nothing, 1993.
Making "The Matrix " (documentary), HBO, 1999.
Interviewee, Passage to Middle–Earth: The Making of "The Lord of the Rings " (documentary), Sci–Fi Channel, 2001.
Elrond, Quest for the Ring (documentary), Fox, 2001.
(In archive footage) Elrond, Lord of the Piercing, MTV, 2002.
Also appeared in Naked–Coral Island.
Arcadia, Sydney Theatre Company, Sydney, Australia, 1994.
Brachiano, The White Devil, Sydney Theater Company, Theater Royal, Sydney, Australia, 2000.
Appeared with Melbourne Theatre Company in Much Ado about Nothing and The Taming of the Shrew; appeared with State Theatre Company of South Australia in Julius Caesar, Private Lives, and Ring around the Moon; appeared with Sydney Theatre Company in The Cherry Orchard, Macbeth, and The Perfectionist.
(In archive footage) Elrond, The Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers, Electronic Arts, 2002.
Voice of Agent Smith, Enter the Matrix, Atari, 2003.
Appeared in I Love the Nightlife by Alicia Bridges.
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