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Hugh Jackman had a strange encounter while working out at a New York City gym when he was confronted by an alleged stalker on Saturday, April 14.
The "Les Miserables" star was working out in Manhattan when 47-year-old Kathleen Thurston rushed in and began crying and shouting that she loved him, according to 1010 WINS.
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Hugh Jackman, who is nominated for an Oscar for his role in the 2012 film "Les Miserables," has opened up about gay rumors.
Jackman has faced scrutiny regarding his sexual orientation for many years. He is a former Broadway actor and won a Tony for his leading role of late Australian singer Peter Allen in the musical "The Boy From Oz." The actor told The Hollywood Reporter in a recent interview that the rumors don't go completely unnoticed by his wife.
The film "Les Miserables" is based on the hit musical and stars Hugh Jackman as Jean Valjean, Russell Crowe as Inspector Javert, Anne Hathaway as Fantine, Amanda Seyfried as Cosette, Isabelle Allen as young Cosette, Eddie Redmayne as Marius, Samantha Barks as Eponine, Aaron Tveit as Enjoras, Sacha Baron Cohen and Helena Bonham Carter as the the Thenardiers and Colm Wilkinson, Broadway's original Valjean, as the Bishop of Digne.
Check out photos from the movie, which hits theaters on Christmas Day - Dec. 25, 2012.
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Hugh Jackman underwent some intense yo-yo dieting to play what he calls a "once in a lifetime role" - Jean Valjean in the anticipated "Les Miserables" musical film.
The movie was directed by Tom Hooper and is based on a musical adapted from a Victor Hugo novel. The show came to Broadway in 1987 and won eight Tonys. It remains one of the most popular musicals in the world. Check out 9 facts about Hugh Jackman and his "Les Miserables" movie experience."
Hugh Jackman is officially returning to reprise his role as Wolverine in "X-Men: Days of Future Past."
"I would officially like to welcome @RealHughJackman to the cast of #Xmen Days of Future Past. Very excited! More to come...," Bryan Singer, the director of the upcoming installment Tweeted on December 18.
Hugh Jackman received the 2,487th star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame on Thursday, December 13. The actor's star is located at 6931 Hollywood Boulevard in front of Madame Tussauds Hollywood.
Jackman's wife Deborra-Lee Furness, 12-year-old son Oscar and 7-year-old daughter Ava were on hand for the ceremony as well as his "Les Miserables" co-stars Amanda Seyfried and Anne Hathaway. Jay Leno also gave a brief speech to honor the actor.