Hugh Jackman, Patrick Stewart Given Guinness Records For Longest Careers As Marvel Superheroes

Kanchana Ngan |Feb 25, 2019

The two actors Hugh Jackman and Patrick Stewart were surprised when being recognized in Guinness Book of Records for longest Marvel careers.

Actors Hugh Jackman and Patrick Stewart were given the honour of entering the Guinness Book of Records for longest careers as Marvel superheroes. The former plays the role of the Wolverine for 16 years and 228 days, while the latter is widely-known as Professor Charles Xavier (Professor X). Especially, Jackman, the superstar received the prize, without any acknowledgement in advance, during a surprise presence on British TV show This Morning on Wednesday, according to

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Hugh Jackman and Patrick Stewart were rewarded Guinness Records for longest Marvel careers.

Hugh Jackman showed his gratitude at a recent radio show. In the meantime, he also shared that it's his and his brother's dream to be in the Guinness Book of Records when they were kids. They even stayed up and played badminton for 48 hours uninterruptedly, or flipped coins off elbows, all done with only aim to have their names written on the honour book. "This is why I got into showbiz", joked the actor. And he becomes a dream-come-true example when achieving everything he used to wish before.

Take a look at his interview here.

The news comes weeks after Hugh Jackman's one step closer to joining the prominent EGOT club. Previously, the star won a Grammy Award for Best Compilation Soundtrack for Visual Media thanks to The Greatest Showman. He even teased that he had hoped to land in the Guinness Book after this glory possibly.

The 50-year-old Australian actor, singer, and producer obtain international recognition for his roles in a variety of film genres. Kicking off his career as a musical theatre star, Hugh Jackman shows his passion for acting and entertainment in general. He has won numerous awards during his long career, including an Emmy and a Tony Award not long ago. Right after this Guinness achievement, the superstar immediately opened the Brit Awards in London with a triumphant performance based on his big hit The Greatest Showman's soundtracks.


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