Patrick Stewart Biography

Patrick Stewart is an English actor who garnered great popularity through the television series ‘Star Trek: The Next Generation’. Explore the biography below to know more about his profile, life, childhood and timeline.

Quick Facts

Birthday: July 13, 1940

Nationality: British

Famous: Quotes By Patrick Stewart Bald

Age: 79 Years, 79 Year Old Males

Sun Sign: Cancer

Also Known As: Sir Patrick Stewart

Born in: Mirfield, Yorkshire, England

Famous as: Actor

Height: 5'10" (178 cm), 5'10" Males

Family:

Spouse/Ex-: Sunny Ozell (m. 2013), Sheila Falconer (m. 1966–1990), Wendy Neuss (m. 2000–2003)

father: Alfred Stewart

mother: Gladys Stewart

siblings: Geoffrey Stewart, Trevor Stewart

children: Daniel Stewart, Sophie Alexandra Stewart

Personality: INTJ

U.S. State: Nevada

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education: Crowlees Junior and Infant School

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Patrick Stewart is a prolific actor who has made a name for himself through his work on the stage, sitcoms and the Broadway. Though he proved his might as an actor in television serials and films, he always harboured a great deal of passion towards the Shakespearean theater, where he spent most of his career. He was relentless in achieving his success as an actor and the mockery he faced from the people for being bald did not discourage him in his pursuit. His role as ‘Captain Jean-Luc Picard’ in ‘Star Trek: The Next Generation’ lasted for seven seasons. His later role as ‘Professor Charles Xavier’ in the ‘X-Men’ took his career to great heights. He is a versatile actor who has played many roles and has won the Emmy Award apart from winning many other awards. He is the recipient of the ‘Officer of the Order of the British Empire’, the highest honor received by an actor from Queen Elizabeth II. He is the patron of ‘Refuge’ a UK based charitable organization for abused women. Stewart’s lucid and commanding voice earned him popularity even in the field of voice acting, especially as the voice of ‘Emperor Uriel Septim VII’ in ‘The Elder Scrolls IV: Oblivion’, a video game.

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Childhood & Early Life
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Career
  • In 1957, he enrolled at Bristol Old Vic Theatre School. He made his professional debut a couple of years later, at the repertory theatre in Lincoln and then at the ‘Manchester’s Library Theatre’.
  • In 1966, he joined the ‘Royal Shakespeare Company’ and remained associated with the company till the early 1980s.
  • In 1971, he made his Broadway appearance as Snout in Shakespeare’s ‘A Midsummer Night’s Dream’. A couple of years later, he started performing in minor roles in the television serials and in British and American films.
  • In 1987, he went to Los Angeles and gained international popularity after he was cast as ‘Captain Jean-Luc Picard’ in the science-fiction series ‘Star Trek: The Next Generation (TNG)’ that ran for seven years until 1994.
  • The success he gained as ‘Captain Jean-Luc Picard’ earned him four more Star Trek films, namely, ‘Star Trek: Generations’, ‘Star Trek: First Contact’, ‘Star Trek: Insurrection’, and ‘Star Trek: Nemesis’ during the period spanning from 1994 to 2002.
  • His role as Professor Xavier in the ‘X-Men’, an American blockbuster film released in 2000, earned him great popularity and he acted in the two sequels of the film as well.
  • Owing to his impeccable British accent he received offers for lending his voice to comic cartoon characters in TV shows. He lent his voice to animated movies like ‘Gnomeo &Juliet’, released in 2011 and ‘Ice Age: Continental Drift’, released in 2012.
  • Though he has established himself as a great actor in the Broadway Theater, Stewart still loves to perform at the Shakespearean Theatre, from where he was trained.
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Major Works
  • His role as ‘Captain Jean-Luc Picard’ in the science-fiction series ‘Star Trek: The Next Generation’ was a huge success and it ran for seven years from 1987-1994.
  • Among the audio recordings, his recording for ‘Peter and the Wolf ’garnered great appreciation and earned him several awards.
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Awards & Achievements
  • He was the winner of the ‘Laurence Olivier Award’ in 1979, for his portrayal in ‘Antony and Cleopatra’, an RSC production.
  • In 1996, for his voice role in‘Peter and the Wolf’ he received a Grammy Award for ‘Best Spoken Word Album for Children’.
  • He was made an Officer of the Order of the British Empire (OBE) in 2001.
  • In 2010, he was made the Knight Bachelor by Queen Elizabeth II for his contribution to drama..
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Personal Life & Legacy
  • He married Sheila Falconer, a choreographer in 1966 and the couple has two children, Sophia, who runs a boutique shop and Daniel, an actor.
  • After divorcing his first wife, he married Wendy Neuss, a producer, in 2000 and the couple got divorced in 2003.
  • His romantic affair with actress Lisa Dillon lasted from 2003 to 2007.
  • In 2013, he got married to Sunny Ozell, a singer from Brooklyn, New York.
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Trivia
  • This British actor who gained popularity as ‘Captain Jean-Luc Picard’ became bald, at the young age of 18 due to alopecia.
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Patrick Stewart Movies

1. Logan (2017)

  (Thriller, Action, Drama, Sci-Fi)

2. Excalibur (1981)

  (Romance, Fantasy, Drama, Adventure)


3. X-Men: Days of Future Past (2014)

  (Thriller, Adventure, Sci-Fi, Action)

4. Star Trek: First Contact (1996)

  (Adventure, Thriller, Sci-Fi, Drama, Action)



5. X-Men (2000)

  (Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi)

6. X2 (2003)

  (Fantasy, Adventure, Action, Sci-Fi, Thriller)




7. Safe House (1998)

  (Thriller)

8. Hedda (1975)

  (Drama)





Awards

Grammy Awards
1996 Best Spoken Word Album for Children Winner

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