Hugo Weaving

Hugo Wallace Weaving (born 4 April 1960) is a British actor resident in Australia. He is best known for playing Agent Smith in The Matrix trilogy (1999–2003), Elrond in The Lord of the Rings (2001–2003) and The Hobbit (2012–2014) film trilogies, V in V for Vendetta (2005), and Red Skull in the movie Captain America: The First Avenger (2011). Weaving's first television role was in the 1984 Australian television series Bodyline, where he portrayed English cricket captain Douglas Jardine. In film, he first rose to prominence for his performance as Martin in the Australian drama Proof (1991). Weaving played Anthony "Tick" Belrose/Mitzi Del Bra in the comedy-drama The Adventures of Priscilla, Queen of the Desert (1994); and multiple roles in the science fiction film Cloud Atlas (2012). His roles as a voice actor include the roles as Rex the male sheepdog in Babe (1995), Noah the Leading Elder Emperor Penguin in Happy Feet (2006) and Happy Feet Two (2011) and as Megatron in the Transformers film series. Weaving's awards for acting include a Satellite Award, MTV Movie Award and six Australian Film Institute Awards. Description above is from the Wikipedia article Hugo Weaving, licensed under CC-BY-SA, full list of contributors on Wikipedia.

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The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey (2012)

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Bilbo Baggins, a hobbit enjoying his quiet life, is swept into an epic quest by Gandalf the Grey and thirteen dwarves who seek to reclaim their mountain home from Smaug, the dragon.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Peter Jackson
CAST:  Ian McKellen  •  Martin Freeman  •  Richard Armitage  •  Andy Serkis

Bilbo Baggins, a hobbit enjoying his quiet life, is swept into an epic quest by Gandalf the Grey and thirteen dwarves who seek to reclaim their mountain home from Smaug, the dragon.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Peter Jackson
CAST:  Ian McKellen  •  Martin Freeman  •  Richard Armitage  •  Andy Serkis

The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring (2001)

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Young hobbit Frodo Baggins, after inheriting a mysterious ring from his uncle Bilbo, must leave his home in order to keep it from falling into the hands of its evil creator. Along the way, a fellowship is formed to protect the ringbearer and make sure that the ring ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Peter Jackson
CAST:  Elijah Wood  •  Ian McKellen  •  Viggo Mortensen  •  Liv Tyler

Young hobbit Frodo Baggins, after inheriting a mysterious ring from his uncle Bilbo, must leave his home in order to keep it from falling into the hands of its evil creator. Along the way, a fellowship is formed to protect the ringbearer and make sure that the ring ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Peter Jackson
CAST:  Elijah Wood  •  Ian McKellen  •  Viggo Mortensen  •  Liv Tyler

Transformers: Dark of the Moon (2011)

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A mysterious event from Earth's past threatens to ignite a war so big that the TRANSFORMERS? alone will not be able to save the planet. Sam Witwicky (Shia LaBeouf) and the AUTOBOTS must fight against the darkness to defend our world from the DECEPTICONS ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Michael Bay
CAST:  Shia LaBeouf  •  John Malkovich  •  Ken Jeong  •  Frances McDormand

A mysterious event from Earth's past threatens to ignite a war so big that the TRANSFORMERS? alone will not be able to save the planet. Sam Witwicky (Shia LaBeouf) and the AUTOBOTS must fight against the darkness to defend our world from the DECEPTICONS ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Michael Bay
CAST:  Shia LaBeouf  •  John Malkovich  •  Ken Jeong  •  Frances McDormand

The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies (2014)

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Immediately after the events of The Desolation of Smaug, Bilbo and the dwarves try to defend Erebor's mountain of treasure from others who claim it: the men of the ruined Laketown and the elves of Mirkwood. Meanwhile an army of Orcs led by Azog the Defiler is ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Peter Jackson
CAST:  John Bell  •  Dean O'Gorman  •  Lee Pace  •  Martin Freeman

Immediately after the events of The Desolation of Smaug, Bilbo and the dwarves try to defend Erebor's mountain of treasure from others who claim it: the men of the ruined Laketown and the elves of Mirkwood. Meanwhile an army of Orcs led by Azog the Defiler is ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Peter Jackson
CAST:  John Bell  •  Dean O'Gorman  •  Lee Pace  •  Martin Freeman

The Matrix (1999)

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Set in the 22nd century, The Matrix tells the story of a computer hacker who joins a group of underground insurgents fighting the vast and powerful computers who now rule the earth.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Lilly Wachowski  •  Lana Wachowski
CAST:  Keanu Reeves  •  Laurence Fishburne  •  Carrie-Anne Moss  •  Hugo Weaving

Set in the 22nd century, The Matrix tells the story of a computer hacker who joins a group of underground insurgents fighting the vast and powerful computers who now rule the earth.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Lilly Wachowski  •  Lana Wachowski
CAST:  Keanu Reeves  •  Laurence Fishburne  •  Carrie-Anne Moss  •  Hugo Weaving

V for Vendetta (2006)

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In a world in which Great Britain has become a fascist state, a masked vigilante known only as “V” conducts guerrilla warfare against the oppressive British government. When V rescues a young woman from the secret police, he finds in her an ally with whom he can ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  James McTeigue
CAST:  Natalie Portman  •  Hugo Weaving  •  Stephen Rea  •  Stephen Fry

In a world in which Great Britain has become a fascist state, a masked vigilante known only as “V” conducts guerrilla warfare against the oppressive British government. When V rescues a young woman from the secret police, he finds in her an ally with whom he can ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  James McTeigue
CAST:  Natalie Portman  •  Hugo Weaving  •  Stephen Rea  •  Stephen Fry

Cloud Atlas (2012)

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A set of six nested stories spanning time between the 19th century and a distant post-apocalyptic future. Cloud Atlas explores how the actions and consequences of individual lives impact one another throughout the past, the present and the future. Action, mystery ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Lilly Wachowski  •  Lana Wachowski  •  Tom Tykwer
CAST:  Tom Hanks  •  Halle Berry  •  Jim Broadbent  •  Hugo Weaving

A set of six nested stories spanning time between the 19th century and a distant post-apocalyptic future. Cloud Atlas explores how the actions and consequences of individual lives impact one another throughout the past, the present and the future. Action, mystery ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Lilly Wachowski  •  Lana Wachowski  •  Tom Tykwer
CAST:  Tom Hanks  •  Halle Berry  •  Jim Broadbent  •  Hugo Weaving

The Matrix Reloaded (2003)

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Six months after the events depicted in The Matrix, Neo has proved to be a good omen for the free humans, as more and more humans are being freed from the matrix and brought to Zion, the one and only stronghold of the Resistance. Neo himself has discovered his ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Lilly Wachowski  •  Lana Wachowski
CAST:  Helmut Bakaitis  •  Steve Bastoni  •  Don Battee  •  Monica Bellucci

Six months after the events depicted in The Matrix, Neo has proved to be a good omen for the free humans, as more and more humans are being freed from the matrix and brought to Zion, the one and only stronghold of the Resistance. Neo himself has discovered his ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Lilly Wachowski  •  Lana Wachowski
CAST:  Helmut Bakaitis  •  Steve Bastoni  •  Don Battee  •  Monica Bellucci

Babe (1995)

Babe is a little pig who doesn't quite know his place in the world. With a bunch of odd friends, like Ferdinand the duck who thinks he is a rooster and Fly the dog he calls mum, Babe realises that he has the makings to become the greatest sheep pig of all time, and ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Chris Noonan
CAST:  Christine Cavanaugh  •  Miriam Margolyes  •  Danny Mann  •  Hugo Weaving

Babe is a little pig who doesn't quite know his place in the world. With a bunch of odd friends, like Ferdinand the duck who thinks he is a rooster and Fly the dog he calls mum, Babe realises that he has the makings to become the greatest sheep pig of all time, and ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Chris Noonan
CAST:  Christine Cavanaugh  •  Miriam Margolyes  •  Danny Mann  •  Hugo Weaving

Babe: Pig in the City (1998)

Babe, fresh from his victory in the sheepherding contest, returns to Farmer Hoggett's farm, but after Farmer Hoggett is injured and unable to work, Babe has to go to the big city to save the farm.  (more)

DIRECTION:  George Miller
CAST:  James Cromwell  •  Mary Stein  •  Mickey Rooney  •  Magda Szubanski

Babe, fresh from his victory in the sheepherding contest, returns to Farmer Hoggett's farm, but after Farmer Hoggett is injured and unable to work, Babe has to go to the big city to save the farm.  (more)

DIRECTION:  George Miller
CAST:  James Cromwell  •  Mary Stein  •  Mickey Rooney  •  Magda Szubanski

Bedrooms and Hallways (1998)

At the suggestion of a straight friend, gay man Leo joins a men’s group, where he causes some upsets by declaring his attraction to one of its members.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Rose Troche
CAST:  James Purefoy  •  Harriet Walter  •  Jennifer Ehle  •  Kevin McKidd

At the suggestion of a straight friend, gay man Leo joins a men’s group, where he causes some upsets by declaring his attraction to one of its members.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Rose Troche
CAST:  James Purefoy  •  Harriet Walter  •  Jennifer Ehle  •  Kevin McKidd

Dadah Is Death (1988)

On 9th of November 1983 two Australians, Kevin Barlow and Geoff Chambers were arrested at Penang Airport in Malaysia carrying 179 grams of Heroin. A crime which in Malaysia carries a mandatory sentence of death... Dadah Is Death (A Long Way From Home) is the true ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Jerry London
CAST:  Julie Christie  •  Hugo Weaving  •  John Polson  •  Sarah Jessica Parker

On 9th of November 1983 two Australians, Kevin Barlow and Geoff Chambers were arrested at Penang Airport in Malaysia carrying 179 grams of Heroin. A crime which in Malaysia carries a mandatory sentence of death... Dadah Is Death (A Long Way From Home) is the true ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Jerry London
CAST:  Julie Christie  •  Hugo Weaving  •  John Polson  •  Sarah Jessica Parker

Everything Goes (2004)

A young couple offer to buy the furniture of a middle-aged man whose wife just left him - but they end up with more than they bargained for. Hugo Weaving, Abbie Cornish and Sullivan Stapleton star in an adaptation of a Raymond Carver story.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Andrew Kotatko
CAST:  Hugo Weaving  •  Abbie Cornish  •  Sullivan Stapleton  •  Nikki Bennett

A young couple offer to buy the furniture of a middle-aged man whose wife just left him - but they end up with more than they bargained for. Hugo Weaving, Abbie Cornish and Sullivan Stapleton star in an adaptation of a Raymond Carver story.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Andrew Kotatko
CAST:  Hugo Weaving  •  Abbie Cornish  •  Sullivan Stapleton  •  Nikki Bennett

Happy Feet (2006)

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Into the world of the Emperor Penguins, who find their soul mates through song, a penguin is born who cannot sing. But he can tap dance something fierce!  (more)

DIRECTION:  George Miller
CAST:  Lombardo Boyar  •  Robin Williams  •  Johnny A. Sanchez  •  Carlos Alazraqui

Into the world of the Emperor Penguins, who find their soul mates through song, a penguin is born who cannot sing. But he can tap dance something fierce!  (more)

DIRECTION:  George Miller
CAST:  Lombardo Boyar  •  Robin Williams  •  Johnny A. Sanchez  •  Carlos Alazraqui

Little Fish (2005)

Set in the Little Saigon district outside of Sydney, a woman trying to escape her past becomes embroiled in a drug deal.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Rowan Woods
CAST:  Cate Blanchett  •  Sam Neill  •  Hugo Weaving  •  Martin Henderson

Set in the Little Saigon district outside of Sydney, a woman trying to escape her past becomes embroiled in a drug deal.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Rowan Woods
CAST:  Cate Blanchett  •  Sam Neill  •  Hugo Weaving  •  Martin Henderson

Proof (1991)

Martin, a young blind photographer, is divided between his friendship with restaurant worker Andy and the exclusive love that Celia—who is terribly jealous of this new friendship—has for him.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Jocelyn Moorhouse
CAST:  Hugo Weaving  •  Russell Crowe  •  Geneviève Picot  •  Heather Mitchell

Martin, a young blind photographer, is divided between his friendship with restaurant worker Andy and the exclusive love that Celia—who is terribly jealous of this new friendship—has for him.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Jocelyn Moorhouse
CAST:  Hugo Weaving  •  Russell Crowe  •  Geneviève Picot  •  Heather Mitchell

The Adventures of Priscilla, Queen of the Desert (1994)

Two drag queens and a transgender woman contract to perform a drag show at a resort in Alice Springs, a town in the remote Australian desert. As they head west from Sydney aboard their lavender bus, Priscilla, the three friends come to the forefront of a comedy of ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Stephan Elliott
CAST:  Terence Stamp  •  Hugo Weaving  •  Guy Pearce  •  Bill Hunter

Two drag queens and a transgender woman contract to perform a drag show at a resort in Alice Springs, a town in the remote Australian desert. As they head west from Sydney aboard their lavender bus, Priscilla, the three friends come to the forefront of a comedy of ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Stephan Elliott
CAST:  Terence Stamp  •  Hugo Weaving  •  Guy Pearce  •  Bill Hunter

The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King (2003)

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Aragorn is revealed as the heir to the ancient kings as he, Gandalf and the other members of the broken fellowship struggle to save Gondor from Sauron's forces. Meanwhile, Frodo and Sam take the ring closer to the heart of Mordor, the dark lord's realm.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Peter Jackson
CAST:  Elijah Wood  •  Ian McKellen  •  Viggo Mortensen  •  Sean Astin

Aragorn is revealed as the heir to the ancient kings as he, Gandalf and the other members of the broken fellowship struggle to save Gondor from Sauron's forces. Meanwhile, Frodo and Sam take the ring closer to the heart of Mordor, the dark lord's realm.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Peter Jackson
CAST:  Elijah Wood  •  Ian McKellen  •  Viggo Mortensen  •  Sean Astin

The Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers (2002)

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Frodo and Sam are trekking to Mordor to destroy the One Ring of Power while Gimli, Legolas and Aragorn search for the orc-captured Merry and Pippin. All along, nefarious wizard Saruman awaits the Fellowship members at the Orthanc Tower in Isengard.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Peter Jackson
CAST:  Elijah Wood  •  Ian McKellen  •  Viggo Mortensen  •  Liv Tyler

Frodo and Sam are trekking to Mordor to destroy the One Ring of Power while Gimli, Legolas and Aragorn search for the orc-captured Merry and Pippin. All along, nefarious wizard Saruman awaits the Fellowship members at the Orthanc Tower in Isengard.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Peter Jackson
CAST:  Elijah Wood  •  Ian McKellen  •  Viggo Mortensen  •  Liv Tyler

The Matrix Revisited (2001)

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The film goes behind the scenes of the 1999 sci-fi movie The Matrix.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Josh Oreck
CAST:  Keanu Reeves  •  Hugo Weaving  •  Laurence Fishburne  •  Carrie-Anne Moss

The film goes behind the scenes of the 1999 sci-fi movie The Matrix.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Josh Oreck
CAST:  Keanu Reeves  •  Hugo Weaving  •  Laurence Fishburne  •  Carrie-Anne Moss
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