10 Things You Didn’t Know About Hugh Jackman

  
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Hugh Jackman is one of those celebrities that refuses to be typecast. He is an actor, a singer and a producer and has played a major role in films spanning almost every genre from action to romantic comedy to musicals. Without a doubt, Australia produces some amazing actors, and Hugh Jackman is a prime example of that. Between his talent and charm, he has a large and loyal fanbase, so here are 10 things you didn’t know about him!

10. Skin Cancer Scares

Unfortunately, Hugh Jackman had an ongoing battle with skin cancer which required him to seek treatment three times. He revealed in 2013 that his wife noticed a spot on his face and he had to have basal-cell carcinoma removed from his nose as a result. In May of 2014 he had to have a second carcinoma removed, and later that year revealed he had to be treated a third time, but this time urged fans to wear sunscreen and to get checked if they find any abnormalities on their skin.

Photo by Jonathan Hordle/REX/Shutterstock

Photo by Jonathan Hordle/REX/Shutterstock

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9. Early Life

Hugh Michael Jackman was born on October 12, 1968 in Syndey, New South Wales, to Grace McNeil and Christopher John Jackman, and was the youngest of five siblings. When he was eight years old his parent’s split up, and it divided his entire family as Hugh and his two brother’s remained with his father in Australia, while his mother moved back to England with his two sisters.

Throwback Thursday should be renamed The Awkward Years.

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