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Patrick Stewart

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Stewart at the Berlin Film Festival on 17 February 2017
Born 13 July 1940 (1940-07-13) (age 80)
Nationality British
Alma mater Bristol Old Vic Theatre School
Occupation
  • Actor
  • voice actor
Years active 1959–present
Spouse(s)
  • Sheila Falconer
    (m. 1966; div. 1990)
  • Wendy Neuss
    (m. 2000; div. 2003)
  • Sunny Ozell (m. 2013)
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Sir Patrick Stewart OBE (born 13 July 1940) is an English actor whose work has included roles on stage, television, and film in a career spanning almost six decades. He has been nominated for Olivier, Golden Globe, Emmy, Screen Actors Guild, and Saturn Awards throughout his career.

Beginning his career with a long run with the Royal Shakespeare Company, Stewart received the 1979 Laurence Olivier Award for Best Actor in a Supporting Role for his performance in Antony and Cleopatra in the West End. Stewart's first major screen roles were in BBC-broadcast television productions during the mid-late 1970s, including Hedda, and the I, Claudius miniseries.

From the 1980s onward, Stewart began working in American television and film, with prominent leading roles such as Captain Jean-Luc Picard in Star Trek: The Next Generation and its successor films, as Professor Charles Xavier in the X-Men series of superhero films, the lead of the Starz TV series Blunt Talk, and voice roles such as CIA Deputy Director Avery Bullock in American Dad! and the narrator in Ted. Having remained with the Royal Shakespeare Company, in 2008 Stewart played King Claudius in Hamlet in the West End and won a second Olivier Award.

In 1993, TV Guide named Stewart the Best Dramatic Television Actor of the 1980s. He received a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame on 16 December 1996. In 2010, Stewart was knighted by Queen Elizabeth II for services to drama.

Movies

Year Title Role Notes
1974 Fall of Eagles Vladimir Lenin
1975 Hedda Ejlert Løvborg
Hennessy Tilney
1976 I, Claudius Sejanus
1979 Tinker, Tailor, Soldier, Spy Karla
1980 Little Lord Fauntleroy Wilkins
1981 Excalibur Leondegrance
1982 The Plague Dogs Major (voice)
Smiley's People Karla
1984 Uindii Mr. Duffner
Dune Gurney Halleck
1985 Lifeforce Dr. Armstrong
Wild Geese II Russian General
Code Name: Emerald Colonel Peters
The Doctor and the Devils Professor Macklin
Walls of Glass
1986 Lady Jane Henry Grey/Duke of Suffolk
1991 L.A. Story Mr. Perdue/ Maitre D' at L'Idiot
1993 Robin Hood: Men in Tights King Richard
The Nightmare Before Christmas The Narrator
1994 Gunmen Loomis
Star Trek Generations Captain Jean-Luc Picard
The Pagemaster Adventure (voice)
In Search of Dr. Seuss Sgt. Mulvaney Puppet-voice over making this the second film with Christopher Lloyd
1995 Jeffrey Sterling
Let It Be Me John
1996 Star Trek: First Contact Captain Jean-Luc Picard
1997 Conspiracy Theory Dr. Jonas
Masterminds Rafe Bentley
1998 Star Trek the Experience: The Klingon Encounter Captain Jean-Luc Picard (voice)
Dad Savage Dad Savage
Moby Dick Captain Ahab
Safe House Mace Sowell
Star Trek: Insurrection Captain Jean-Luc Picard
The Prince of Egypt Pharaoh Seti I (voice)
1999 A Christmas Carol Ebenezer Scrooge
Animal Farm Napoleon
2000 X-Men Professor Charles Xavier
2001 Jimmy Neutron: Boy Genius King Goobot (voice)
2002 Star Trek Nemesis Captain Jean-Luc Picard
2003 X2: X-Men United Professor Charles Xavier
The Lion in Winter King Henry II
2004 X-Men Legends Professor Charles Xavier Video Game (voice)
Boo, Zino & The Snurks Albert Drollinger
Steamboy (English Dub) Dr. Lloyd Steam (voice)
2005 X-Men Legends II: Rise of Apocalypse Professor Charles Xavier Video Game (voice)
The Game of Their Lives Older Dent McSkimming
Chicken Little Mr. Woolensworth (voice)
Mysterious Island Nemo
Nausicaä of the Valley of the Wind (English dub) Lord Yupa (voice)
The Snow Queen The Raven (voice)
2006 Bambi II The Great Prince/Stag (voice)
X-Men: The Official Game Professor Charles Xavier Video Game (voice)
X-Men: The Last Stand Professor Charles Xavier
The Elder Scrolls IV: Oblivion Emperor Uriel Septim VII Video Game (voice)
Star Trek: Legacy Captain Jean-Luc Picard Video Game (voice)
2007 TMNT Max Winters (voice)
2009 X-Men Origins: Wolverine Professor Charles Xavier
2011 Gnomeo & Juliet Bill Shakespeare (voice)
2012 Ice Age: Continental Drift Ariscratle (voice)
2017 The Emoji Movie Poop (voice)
2020 Star Trek: Picard Captain Jean-Luc Picard

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