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Actor Jeff Goldblum surprises London commuters with piano performance

FILE PHOTO: The 75th Venice International Film Festival - photocall for the movie "The Mountain" competing in the Venezia 75 section - Venice, Italy, August 30, 2018 - Actor Jeff Goldblum. REUTERS/Tony Gentile/File Photo

LONDON (Reuters) - Hollywood actor Jeff Goldblum has faced dinosaurs and aliens in his movie franchises, but on Wednesday he showed off a very different skill - playing jazz music.

The “Jurassic Park” and “Independence Day” actor surprised commuters at London’s St Pancras International train station by performing music from his forthcoming jazz album on a public piano.

Crowds gathered around the 65-year-old, who recorded “The Capitol Studios Sessions” with his band The Mildred Snitzer Orchestra, and they applauded his solo performance.

The album is released in November.

Reporting by Marie-Louise Gumuchian; Editing by Gareth Jones

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