- NAME: Patrick Stewart
- OCCUPATION: Film Actor, Theater Actor, Television Actor
- BIRTH DATE: July 13, 1940 (Age: 72)
- EDUCATION: Crowlees Church of England Junior and Infants School, Mirfield Secondary School
- PLACE OF BIRTH: Mirfield, Yorkshire, England, United Kingdom
- Full Name: Sir Patrick Hewes Stewart
- ZODIAC SIGN: Cancer
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English film, television and stage actor Patrick Stewart is perhaps best known for his role as Captain Jean-Luc Picard in Star Trek: The Next Generation.
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An in-demand actor, Stewart starred in the BBC television series Eleventh Hour, about a physics professor who works for the government solving unusual problems, and in the latest installment of the X-Men series, X-Men: The Last Stand that same year.
Stewart has devoted a lot of his time to the theater. He starred on Broadway in 2008 as the title character in the Shakespearean drama Macbeth, which earned him rave reviews. The following year, Stewart reteamed with his X-Men co-star Ian McKellen for a revival of Samuel Beckett's legendary play Waiting for Godot.
In 2009, Stewart was bestowed with one of his country's highest honors when Queen Elizabeth II granted him knighthood for his contributions to acting.
Stewart has two grown children, Sophia and Daniel, from his first marriage to choreographer Sheila Falconer. He also was married to producer Wendy Neuss from 2000 to 2003.
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