Hugh Jackman thanks fans for their support after his father’s death
Hugh Jackman returned to social media this morning after a moving few days and thanked fans for their outpouring of support following the death of his father, Christopher John Jackman, over the weekend. The eldest Jackman was 84 at the time of his death, on the same day Australia celebrates Father’s Day. Since September 6, Jackman’s social media accounts have been silent, but he has returned to thank fans and toast his father.
Jackman has a reputation for being a pleasure to work with, and you’d be hard pressed to find many moviegoers who don’t find him attractive. The result has been a torrent of support from fans, friends and collaborators. Same dead Pool Star Ryan Reynolds refrained from making jokes at Jackman’s expense for a few days.
“In the early hours of Father’s Day (AU), my father passed away peacefully,” Jackman revealed on Twitter over the weekend. “And although there is deep sadness, I am filled with such gratitude and love. My father was, in a nutshell, extraordinary. He dedicated his life to his family, his work and his life. faith. I pray that he will be at peace with God now. “
You can see Jackman raising a toast to his late father in the short video below.
Thank you for all your love and prayers. To Dad. pic.twitter.com/MXundOVgU5
– Hugh Jackman (@RealHughJackman) September 8, 2021
According to reports over the weekend, Jackman and his brothers were primarily raised by their father. When Jackman was eight, his mother returned to England, while his father remained in Australia. Jackman’s two sisters went with their mother while he and his brothers stayed with their father. The result was a close relationship between men that endured throughout Jackman’s rise to stardom in Hollywood.
The actor had a fairly low-key and moving response to the loss of his father, releasing that initial and moving statement and then pausing until now, while taking a photo of himself and his father in a picture of header on Twitter.
We extend our condolences to Jackman and his family at this difficult time.