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Friday
Dec142012

Hugh Jackman Honored with Star on Hollywood Walk of Fame

Stephen Lovekin/WireImage(LOS ANGELES) -- Hugh Jackman was honored with a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame on Thursday.  The X-Men actor received the 2,487th star on the famed sidewalk.  

Talk show host Jay Leno was on hand at the ceremony, and he praised Jackman for not getting caught up in the Hollywood lifestyle. 

Leno said, "To me the real key to show business and happiness is to make show business money and lead a normal life.  And that's what you do."  

Jackman joked that his children can take out their frustrations on his star whenever they feel the need to.

He said, "Kids, you don't really understand now but you're going to save a fortune in therapy by just coming here and spitting on it, jumping on it, all those things.  When I annoy you, you can come take it out on here."

The 44-year-old Australian native was just nominated for a Golden Globe for his role as Jean Valjean in the new movie Les Miserables, based on the hit musical.  The film opens nationwide on Christmas Day.

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