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'

09/06/2021

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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