Hugh Jackman one step closer to EGOT glory after Grammy win

Hugh Jackman is one step closer to changing into a member of the distinguished EGOT membership after he gained a Grammy.

The Australian actor, 50, landed the honour for Greatest Compilation Soundtrack for Visible Media, together with the remainder of The Best Showman workforce together with songwriters Benj Pasek and Justin Paul, on the ceremony on Sunday (10Feb19).

Hugh, who began his profession as a musical theatre star, already has an Emmy and a Tony Award, and solely wants an Oscar to be part of the unofficial membership, of which there are solely 15 members. John Legend reached EGOT standing again in September, after his Emmy win for Jesus Christ Celebrity Dwell in Live performance.

The Logan star took residence a Tony Award in 2004 for his portrayal of singer-songwriter Peter Allen in The Boy from Oz, and gained his Emmy in 2005 for Excellent Particular person Efficiency in a Selection or Music Program for his gig internet hosting the 58th annual Tony Awards.

Nonetheless, Hugh has solely been nominated for an Oscar as soon as — in 2013 for Greatest Actor for his position as Jean Valjean within the big-screen adaptation of musical Les Miserables. His co-star Anne Hathaway took away the Greatest Supporting Actress Oscar for her position as Fantine, with the movie additionally selecting up Greatest Achievement in Make-up and Hairstyling and Greatest Achievement in Sound Mixing.

Hugh at the moment has 4 new movies in manufacturing, together with drama The Good Spy about real-life CIA operative Robert Ames’ makes an attempt to forge a wholesome relationship between the U.S. and nations within the Center East within the ‘80s.

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