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Hugh Jackman's warning to fans after skin cancer scare

Wolverine star Hugh Jackman has urged people to protect their skin from the sun following a cancer scare.

Hugh Jackman posted a picture of his nose after being treated for skin cancer.
Hugh Jackman posted a picture of his nose after being treated for skin cancer. Credit: Instagram/Hugh Jackman

The actor posted a picture of his nose on Instagram after he was treated for basal cell carcinoma.

"Deb said to get the mark on my nose checked. Boy, was she right!" he wrote. "I had a basil cell carcinoma. Please don't be foolish like me. Get yourself checked. And USE sunscreen!!!"


Hugh Jackman: Filming Les Miserables was 'terrifying'

Actor Hugh Jackman has told ITV News' Nina Nannar that filming Les Miserables was "terrifying" because of the challenge of singing all the songs live.

Jackman is nominated for the Leading Actor award for his role as Jean Valjean, but is expected to face tough opposition from Daniel Day-Lewis.

See the full list of Bafta nominations here.

Hugh Jackman 'thrilled' to star in Les Miserables film

Hugh Jackman
Hugh Jackman Credit: ITV Daybreak

Hugh Jackman said his starring role in the new film version of Les Miserables, which comes out on Christmas Day, was one of the hardest parts he has played.

The musical was recorded "live" each day, meaning the spent up to twelve hours per day singing. Jackman said:

"It is definitely the biggest challenge I have had, physically it was daunting, anyone who knows musical theatre knows that my character's role Jean Valjean is as hard as it gets, and emotionally it was very difficult. Every day was challenging, but ultimately thrilling"

Watch the full interview with Lorraine Kelly on the Daybreak website.


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