Hugh Jackman is in mourning following the death of his father Christopher John Jackman. The actor took to Twitter and Instagram to announce the devastating news, sharing a photo of his dad and making reference to the poignant timing of Christopher's passing on Australian Father's Day.READ: Tributes flood in following death of Girls Aloud singer Sarah HardingHugh tweeted: "In the early hours of Father's Day (AU), my Dad peacefully passed away.
And whilst there is deep sadness, I'm filled with such gratitude and love. My Dad was, in a word, extraordinary. He devoted his life to his family, his work and his faith.
I pray he's now at peace with God."WATCH: Hugh Jackman shares inspiring message of kindnessThe Les Misérables actor was comforted.Read more on hellomagazine.com