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22 Feb 2019

Hugh Jackman enters Guinness Book of Records for Wolverine role

Hugh Jackman enters Guinness Book of Records

It is not every day that a world record is set by actors, but Hugh Jackman appears to have done just that.

The Australian actor entered the Guinness Book of Records for his role as Wolverine, the Marvel superhero. He was honored on February 20, for having the longest career playing this particular role.

Read what Jackman had to say about this, here.

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Hugh Jackman enters Guinness Book of Records
Jackman has Longest Career as a Live Action Marvel Superhero

Record

Jackman has Longest Career as a Live Action Marvel Superhero

Jackman was honored for setting the record for Longest Career as a Live Action Marvel Superhero.

The Wolverine actor received this surprise on the British TV show, This Morning.

Jackman has notably played the character of Wolverine for 16 years and 228 days and shares this honor with Sir Patrick Stewart who portrayed Professor Charles Xavier or Professor X for the same time period.

Check out Jackson receiving news of the honor

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Praises

Presented with certificate and co-star's greetings, Jackman lives the dream

Jackman was presented with the certificate commemorating his entry into the Guinness Book of Records.

The editor in chief of Guinness World Records, Craig Glenday, himself gave the certificate to Jackman.

At the end of the presentation, co-star and fellow record holder, Stewart told a surprised Jackman in a video greeting, "Congratulations my friend -- there's another thing to hang on your wall".

Childhood dream

Jackman had always wanted to enter Guinness Book of Record

Jackman, upon receiving this honor, gushed about how he had always wanted a spot in the Guinness Book of Records as a child.

He said, "When I was a kid, the Guinness Book of Records was it... That's it, I've made it! This is why I got into showbiz, thank you".

The actor added how he and his brother tried making records as kids.

Jackson describes his childhood dream of being in Guinness Book

Jackson continued, "My dream as a kid, both my brother and I, was to be in the Guinness Book of Records one day. We tried to stay up and play badminton for 48 hours, we tried to flip coins off our elbow...".

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Hugh Jackman is 50 years old.

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Hugh Jackman is best known for playing Wolverine in the X-Men movies.

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The X-Men are a group of mutants who are led by Professor Xavier and strive to keep balance and harmony between humans and mutants.

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Logan was Jackson's last movie where he played Wolverine.

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