HOLLYWOOD (CBSLA.com) — Actor Hugh Jackman received the 2,487th star Thursday on the Hollywood Walk of Fame.

The ceremony was held in front of Madame Tussauds Hollywood wax museum on Hollywood Blvd.

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Jackson’s portrayal of Jean Valjean in “Les Miserables” has received him Screen Actors Guild and Golden Globe Award nominations.

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The 44-year-old Australian actor began his career in 1995 when he starred in the Australian television prison drama “Correlli.”

Talk show host Jay Leno joined Jackman in speaking at the ceremony.

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