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The actor spent his 45th birthday on Saturday at Hollywood’s Dolby Theatre, where he sang, danced and told stories for One Night Only, a benefit concert that raised $US1.85 million ($A1.96 milli oakley outlet on) for the Motion Picture Television Fund.
“This is probably the most narcissistic way to spend your birthday,” he said after the show.
Backed by a 17 member orchestra, Jackman performed a variation of his recent Broadway show, with personal stories, a few film clips and selections from classic Hollywood musicals including a tap dancing routine during Singin’ in the Rain.
He talked about his family, sang a tribute to his wife and shared music and images of his native Australia.
Hugh Jackman oakley outlet receives the Golden Icon award at the Zurich Film Festival. (Getty)
“A lot of guys would say to their wife, ‘Do you mind if I go play golf with my buddies?’ That’s how I am about the show,” he said.
“I love it. If there’s a song I don’t like, I cut it and bring in a new song. Everything is something I want to do. So to oakley outlet be here tonight, support oakley outlet ing this cause and it couldn’t have been a more generous crowd if it tried in every way it was great.”
Jackman said he donated his birthday performance to the Motion Picture Television Fund because it offers “that unconditional helping hand you get in a family”.
The organisation provides health care and other services to entertainment industry workers and retirees.