Hugh Jackman Becomes a Real-Life Superhero, Rescues Son From Drowning

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NEW YORK, NY - JUNE 12:  Hugh Jackman (L) and Neil Patrick Harris perform on stage during the 65th Annual Tony Awards at the Beacon Theatre on June 12, 2011 in New York City.  (Photo by Andrew H. Walker/Getty Images)
Hugh Jack(super)man. Photo: Andrew H. Walker/2011 Getty Images

Hugh Jackman is a man of many talents. He sings, he dances, he acts, he sprouts adamantium claws from his hands and chops up bad guys, and he rescues drowning swimmers from the clutches of villainous riptides. While chilling at Bondi Beach in Australia the day after finishing his months-long, world-wide press tour for Eddie the Eagle, the soon-to-be-former X-Man was called into action: He dove into the hostile Australian waters to rescue several swimmers, including his son, who were caught in a riptide. Here’s Jackman being a hero, as caught by Australia’s 9 News:

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And remember that Beaches have been historically dangerous places for X-Men:

Hugh Jackman: Superhero, Dancer, Life-Saver