HUGH JACKMAN GOOD GENES OR GOOD DOCS?

10/12/2014 12:25 AM PDT
Hugh Jackman's handsome face is anything but "Les Miserables."

Here's the then 29-year-old "X-Men" actor hanging out at an awards party in Melbourne, Australia back in 1997 (left) and 17 years later... the broadway show "The River" actor -- who turns 46-years-old this weekend -- on a talk show last month (right).

The man is made of Adamantium.

The question is...