I’m sorry, but I don’t think we can be friends if you don’t love Hugh Jackman. So you better keep on reading, come back to your senses, and fall in love with the guy.
He makes us cry, he makes us laugh, he makes us sing, and he makes us sigh. Is there anything Hugh Jackman can’t do? The actor has been enthralling and entertaining us for 24 years straight. And, just like fine wine, seeing Hugh Jackman on the big screen just keeps getting better as time passes by.
Big muscles and a salt-and-pepper beard? Count us in!
However, good looks aside (did we really just say that?), there’s much more to Hugh Jackman than his blessed physic. I mean—there must be more than one reason why this Aussie is literally the best man int the whole world, amirite?
In honor of this hunk’s 50th birthday, here are only some of the many, many reasons why we love Hugh Jackman —and why you should too. If not even Ryan Reynolds can resist Hugh’s charms, what makes you think you can?