Action man: Hugh Jackman shows off his Aussie Rules Football skill with his family
09:04 GMT, 14 July 2012
He has a busy few months coming up soon when he will be filming and promoting new movies.
So it is no wonder Hugh Jackman is making time to enjoy himself with his family.
The 43-year-old hit Bondi Beach, in Sydney, Australia, ready for a fun packed day with his wife and children, yesterday afternoon.
Tough guy: Hugh Jackman spent a day at Bondi Beach in Australia, with his family, yesterday
With the sun in the sky Hugh showed it wasn't just on the big screen that he was able to be the action packed leading man.
The X-Men star played some Aussie Rules football on the beach with his two children Oscar, 12 and Ava, seven.
The strapping 6ft 2inch superstar kept his famously muscular body covered in a black polo shirt and matching shorts.
Duck and dive: Jackman drops his shoulder as he runs with the ball
Safe hands: The Aussie actor is due to begin filming The Wolverine, in Sydney next week
With his eyes hidden behind a pair of sunglasses, the father-of-two looked effortlessly cool as he ran up and down the beach.
His 56-year-old wife Deborra-Lee Furness, wore a casual all-black ensemble and carried a red boogie board as the wind blew through her hair.
Jackman's stay in his hometown of Sydney is not purely for play as he will begin filming X-Men Origins sequel The Wolverine at Fox Studios, next week.
Fancy footwork: The father-of-two was joined by his family
Quick change: Hugh helped his daughter remove her jumper during the beach trip
According to reports the movie will provide an $80million boost to the local economy, even though it won't feature any big name star other than Jackman.
As part of Hugh's list of requests, a private gym has been set up for him on set and a temporary home has been found for his family in Woollahra.
The in demand actor has also finally wrapped shooting his part as Jean Valjean in the musical film Les Miserables.
Surf is up: Deborra-Lee Furness carried a red boogie board but didn't go in the sea
Hard work: Jackman and his wife headed home after a day of fun on the sand
'Filming for les miserables has finished!!! Thank you Tom and the whole crew! Amazing. 24601 signing out!' Jackman tweeted to his 1.4 million followers.
Hugh plays a poor man on the run from the police after he was released from prison after a 19 year stretch for stealing bread for his family.
He is being pursued by Russell Crowe's Inspector Javert, who released Valjean on parole, but then later decided to dedicate his life to imprisoning him again.