Hugh Jackman Dresses As Lincoln, Sings Gettysburg Address To Sway Oscar Voters

(Worldwide Pants)

By Daniel Gates


(Worldwide Pants)

Hugh Jackman really wants to win the Oscar for Best Actor.

On Wednesday’s “Late Show with David Letterman,” the Les Miserables star did his best to sway voters who are leaning toward Lincoln lead Daniel Day-Lewis, the front runner at Sunday’s Academy Awards.

Jackman donned a fake beard and stovepipe hat to show off his own “Abraham Lincoln” skills, even briefly singing the Gettysburg Address.

He may not win the Oscar — but at least he’s a good sport.

Check out the video below!


Enter your email address here to receive daily news updates from us.


  1. Gossip Cop
  2. Mediaite
  3. RunwayRiot
  4. The Mary Sue
  5. The Braiser