Hugh Jackman posted photos to his social media accounts (including this photo to his Instagram account on Nov. 21, 2013) on different occasions to share when he has been diagnosed with basal cell carcinomas (a type of skin cancer.). Jackman has been treated five times for carcinomas since November 2013; four times cancerous cells were removed from his nose, once from his shoulder.
Got milk!ad as X-Men Wolverine
Has 2 older brothers - Ian and Ralph and two older sisters - Sonya and Zoe. Also has a half sister from his mother's side of the family.
His mother abandoned the family when he was 8 and moved back to England. His father, an accountant, brought up five children himself. The first 18 months of his life were actually spent with his godparents.
Had to shave off all of the hair on his head and chest for scenes in the last third of the movie The Fountain (2006).