Hugh Jackman sets the Guinness World Record for longest running portrayal of a Marvel character


Cape Town - Hugh Jackman has fulfilled his dream of becoming a Guinness World Record holder.

The Wolverine star received the honour for Longest Career as a Live Action Marvel Superhero - he played the role for 16 years and 228 days. 

Hugh was surprised with the award while on the British TV show, This Morning.


He shares the title with his co-star Patrick Stewart who has being playing Professor X for the same amount of time.  

Hugh's last appearance as Wolverine was in the 2017 film Logan.

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