Hugh Jackman Discusses Being Abandoned by his Mother When He Was Eight Years Old

Posted on December 10, 2012

60 Minutes did an interesting, in-depth piece on Les Miserables. This lengthy clip focuses on Hugh Jackman, who plays Jean Valjean. Hugh was interviewed in Australia where he was shooting the new Wolverine movie. He took the interviewer to his old school and teared up when talking about how his mother abandoned their family when Hugh was only eight years old. His father raised all the children alone and he and Hugh are still incredibly close. It's quite moving. Take a look:

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