12/14/2012 09:04 am ET

Six Degrees Of Celebrity: Hugh Jackman And Sean Penn

This week's installment of Six Degrees of Celebrity snuffs out the connection between two veteran male actors: Hugh Jackman and Sean Penn. One has a movie to promote ("Les Miserables," opening Christmas day) and the other a cause to promote (Haiti, in his bombastic interview with Esquire), but both continue to be at the top of their game. Given that both have been around for decades, this one should be a quick one, right? Right.

So! On with it.

Who: Hugh Jackman and Sean Penn
Hugh Jackman was in "Scoop" (2006) with Scarlett Johnasson,
who, in 2011, dated Sean Penn!
Degrees of Separation: 1
Does the Kevin Bacon Theory Hold? Yes

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