Actor Hugh Jackman
has fulfilled his dream of becoming a Guinness World Records holder by being feted with the honour for having the longest career.
The Wolverine star received the honour for Longest Career as a Live Action Marvel Superhero during a surprise presentation on British TV show "This Morning
" on Wednesday, reports aceshowbiz.com.
Jackman, who has played the character for 16 years and 228 days, shares the honour with his X-men
castmate Sir Patrick Stewart
, who has portrayed Professor Charles Xavier
(Professor X) for the same amount of time.
"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," he said.
During a recent radio interview, the Australian star said he was hoping the success of his The Greatest Showman soundtrack would land him in the record books.
"My dream as a kid, both my brother and I,