Hugh Jackman and Patrick Stewart break world record

Hugh Jackman and Patrick Stewart have broken the Guinness World Record achievement of having the “longest careers as a live action Marvel superheroes.”

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The surprising announcement this week revealed that both actors had played their superhero roles in Marvel’s X-Men franchise for 16 years and 228 days each - Stewart as Professor Xavier, and Jackman as Wolverine.

Jackman and Stewart co-starred in the first X-Men movie in 2000, and then returned again years later on-screen in 2017’s “Logan.”

The actors will now be featured in the next edition of the The Guinness World Records.

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