The ripped X-Men star didn’t plan on filming any heroics last weekend when he hit Sydney’s Bondi Beach for some much needed R&R. That said, he sprung into action when some kids (including his teenage son Oscar) were caught in a riptide. Australia’s Nine News caught the whole thing on film.

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After helping to haul a couple of swimmers toward shore, Jackman stayed in the water to call out to swimmers who were still unaware of the danger. He wasn’t the only hero that day. North Bondi posted about the incident on Instagram that day, noting an astonishing 43 rescues after riptides struck the crowded beach. Naturally, they gave Jackman a shoutout. 

“The beach had to be closed due to dangerous conditions, multiple rescues happening all at once and limited resources,” North Bondi posted on Instagram.  “@thehughjackman was also spotted assisting with rescues! Thanks Hugh…”