Hugh Jackman had been abandoned by his mother. The Australian actor and producer has been involved in film,musical theater and television, and is well known for his roles in Kate & Leopard, Real Steel and Les Miserables.
He had spoke on Minutes just last Sunday about his appearance in the musical and he reflected about his role, saying that it demanded everything of me, as a singer, as an actor,
” adding, “It’s the role of a lifetime.” He had surprised the viewers as he became emotional while speaking about his mother leaving his family. Jackman is from Sydney and he was the youngest of five children, he was brought to tears as he membered the day mother abandoned the family and reminisced that it “must have been the way she said goodbye…the next day there was a telegram from England,” saying that “Mom was there.” Jackman’s father raised Hugh and his five siblings as a single parent, and Jackman explained that while “Dad used to pray every night that Mom would come back,” it was from him “where I learned everything about loyalty, dependability, being there day in, day out, no matter what.”