publication date: Tuesday, August 4, 2020 (part of Summer 2020)

category: Movies

clue: He left his native New South Wales for a career in North America, cutting his teeth in theater before his big break bearing adamantium claws.

explanation: Jackman played Wolverine in the X-Men films. more…

difficulty: very easy

do-over: This was a "do-over" goo, inspired by incorrect guesses for a previous goo.

solved by: Russ Wilhelm, Steve West, LaVonne Lemler, Chris Lemler, Samir Mehta, Denise Sawicki, and Erik Bates

trivia: This was a do-over goo, inspired by incorrect guesses for the goo of Richard Armitage.


Similar Goos

John Waters

This director is known for his love of kitsch, including such obsessions as polyester, hairspray, and pink flamingos. Go »

Peter O'Toole

He wasn't of Venice, or La Mancha, or Arabia, but his characters were. Go »

Will Rogers

There was no will after he died in an Arctic plane crash, but he did tell people what epitaph he wanted. Go »

Diego Luna

This Mexican actor is best known for starring in spin-offs of Star Wars, Dirty Dancing, and Narcos. Go »

Bong Joon Ho

He's made movies about a tutor, a train, and tentacles. Go »

Hugh Jackman

His co-stars have included hackers, mutants, a French police inspector, giant robots that punch each other, Australia, magicians, penguins, and Meg Ryan. Go »