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Hugo Wallace Weaving (born 4 April 1960) is an Australian-British film and stage actor. He is best known for his roles as Agent Smith in the sci-fi action The Matrix trilogy (1999-2003), Elrond in the epic fantasy adventure films of the Middle-earth Saga (2001-2014) and Red Skull in the superhero film Captain America: The First Avenger (2011). Weaving's first major role was in the 1984 Australian television series Bodyline, as the English cricket captain Douglas Jardine. He first rose to prominence for his performance as Martin in the Australian drama Proof (1991). Other notable works include Tick in the comedy-drama The Adventures of Priscilla, Queen of the Desert (1994); V in the political thriller V for Vendetta (2006); and multiple roles in the epic science fiction film Cloud Atlas (2012). He has also provided the voice Rex in Babe, Noah in Happy Feet and Happy Feet Two and Megatron in the Transformers film series as well as starring in numerous Australian character dramas. He has received many award nominations and wins during his career, including a Satellite Award, an MTV Movie Award and several Australian Film Institute Awards.

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Title Year Role Notes
The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring 2001 Elrond

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