Hugh Jackman Helps Son and Beachgoers Escape Riptide in Australia

"The Wolverine" actor helped his son to safety on Saturday afternoon.

"The Wolverine" actor helped his teenage son and other beachgoers who were caught in a riptide while on Bondi Beach in Sydney, Australia, on Saturday.

Video posted by 9 News Australia shows Jackman appearing to grab one man as he held on to a girl.

The actor then motioned to his son Oscar, 15, who was playing in the water as Jackman battled forceful waves crashing to shore.

"Hugh and Oscar are completely fine," a rep for the actor said in a statement. "It looks more dramatic than it was."

Jackman was in his native Australia to promote his latest film, "Eddie the Eagle."

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