Hugh Jackman Reveals Skin Cancer Scare on Instagram

Hugh Jackman Reveals Skin Cancer Scare on InstagramBroadway song and dance man Hugh Jackman revealed today that he had skin cancer removed from his nose and has his wife, Deborra-Lee Furness, to thank for catching it early.

The 'Les Mis' star used Instagram to share the news with his fans, reminding us all how important it is to use a proper sunscreen.

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

Jackman was most recently seen in Prisoners alongside Jake Gyllenhaal. Other upcoming big screen projects include X-Men: Days of Future Past and The Greatest Showman on Earth. He recently starred in The Wolverine and the Oscar-nominated movie adaptation of Les Miserables. Jackman has appeared on Broadway in Hugh Jackman, Back on Broadway, A Steady Rain and The Boy From Oz -- for which he won the 2004 Tony Award -- as well as off-Broadway's Carousel. In 2012, Jackman was honored with a Tony Award Special Award for Extraordinary Contribution to the Theatre Community.

His new musical Houdini is expected to hit Broadway in the upcoming months.

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