Hugh Jackman's father Chris dead at 84 as actor son calls him 'extraordinary'

Hugh Jackman's father Chris dead at 84 as actor son calls him 'extraordinary'


HUGH Jackman's father Chris passed away at the age of 84 as the X-Men actor called him "extraordinary."

Hugh tweeted: "In the early hours of Father’s Day (AU), my Dad peacefully passed away. And whilst there is deep sadness, I’m filled with such gratitude and love.

"My Dad was, in a word, extraordinary. He devoted his life to his family, his work and his faith. I pray he’s now at peace with God."

The Prestige actor and his two brothers, Ian and Ralph , were raised by Christopher in Sydney, according to TMZ.

Hugh was about eight-years-old when his mother had left for her home country of England.

Christopher was a single father left to care for his kids.

 Hugh's sisters, Zoe and Sonya, lived in England their mother.

Hugh had described the divorce: "It was traumatic. I thought she was probably going to come back. And then it sort of dragged on and on."


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