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Hugh Jackman may be one of the most popular actors in Hollywood, but that doesn’t mean he doesn’t get nervous when he’s in front of the camera.

The 48-year-old star — who is most known for his role in all eight movies of The Wolverine — recently revealed he was super nervous while filming X Men back in 2000, which almost led him to get fired from the gig!

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“I was freaking out,” he admitted. At the time, the studio executive Tom Rothman gave him a pep talk to calm his nerves.

“He had a gut feeling that I was the guy but [my acting] was… average, to be honest,” Hugh recalled. “I thought I was getting away with it, but I wasn’t.”

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Hugh’s wife of 20 years, Deborra-Lee Furness, is also a big support system to the star. In a previous interview, he gushed about their perfect marriage.

“She and I met before [I got famous]… She’s the greatest thing that ever happened to me, and it gets better and better,” Hugh said of his unconditional love for the actress.

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“I’m kind of really grateful that [we] met before [I got famous], because everything that’s happened in my career and onscreen, offscreen, we’ve always done it together,” he continued. “[Twenty-one] years and two kids later [here we are].”

The Les Misérables star and Deborra-Lee, 61, first met on the set of Australian soap opera Correlli during the mid-1990s. The couple — who married in April 1996 — are now parents to two adopted children, son Oscar, 16, and daughter Ava, 11.

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Though Hugh’s main focus today is being a dad, he previously revealed following his tumultuous childhood, he finds peace in being an actor.

“Through acting, I’m able to find a level of bliss and peace and calm and joy. And it feels natural,” he said.

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