48 Facts About Patrick Stewart

1. Patrick Stewart carried the Olympic torch in July 2012 as part of the official relay for the 2012 London Summer Olympics and stated it was an experience he will 'never forget', adding that it was better than any movie premiere.

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2. Patrick Stewart was appointed an Officer of the Order of the British Empire in the 2001 New Year Honours for services to acting and the cinema and a Knight Bachelor in the 2010 New Year Honours for services to drama.

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3. Patrick Stewart stepped down from the chancellorship in July 2015, and was named chancellor emeritus in the installation ceremony for his successor, Prince Andrew, Duke of York.

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4. Patrick Stewart holds an MSA competition licence and competed in the 2012 Silverstone Classic Celebrity Challenge race, finishing ninth, 3m 02.808 secs behind winner Kelvin Fletcher.

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5. Patrick Stewart conducted a podium interview with the top 3 finishers in the 2017 Canadian Grand Prix.

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6. Patrick Stewart is an avid car enthusiast; he is regularly seen at Silverstone during British Grand Prix weekends.

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7. Patrick Stewart was at Wembley Stadium in 2017 when the club won promotion to the top division for the first time since 1972.

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8. In January 2011, Patrick Stewart became a patron for Dignity in Dying and campaigns for an assisted dying law in the UK.

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9. Patrick Stewart signed an open letter of objection to this proposal in March 2008.

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10. Patrick Stewart considers himself a socialist and is a member of the Labour Party.

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11. Patrick Stewart purchased a home in Park Slope, Brooklyn, in August 2012, and subsequently began living there with Ozell.

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12. In 2008, Patrick Stewart began dating Sunny Ozell, a singer and songwriter based in Brooklyn, New York, whom Stewart met while performing in Macbeth at the Brooklyn Academy of Music.

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13. In 1997, Patrick Stewart became engaged to Wendy Neuss, one of the producers of Star Trek: The Next Generation.

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14. On 15 April 2018 Patrick Stewart attended the launch event of the People's Vote, a campaign group calling for a public vote on the final Brexit deal between the UK and the European Union.

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15. Patrick Stewart is patron of the United Nations Association—UK, and delivered a speech at UNA-UK's UN Forum 2012 on Saturday 14 July 2012, speaking of his father's experiences in World War Two, and how he believed that the UN was the best legacy of that period.

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16. Patrick Stewart voiced the narrator of the Electronic Arts computer game, The Sims Medieval, for the game's introduction cinematic and trailer released on 22 March 2011.

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17. Patrick Stewart used his voice for Pontiac and Porsche cars and MasterCard Gold commercials in 1996, and Goodyear Assurance Tyres in 2004.

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18. Patrick Stewart reprised his role as Picard in Star Trek: Legacy for both PC and Xbox 360, along with the four other 'major' Starfleet captains from the different Star Trek series.

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19. Patrick Stewart appears as narrator in Seth MacFarlane's 2012 film directorial debut, Ted.

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20. Patrick Stewart appears as a guest character in the mobile game Family Guy: The Quest For Stuff's Comicon event.

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21. Patrick Stewart recorded a narration planned for the prologue and epilogue for Tim Burton's The Nightmare Before Christmas but the final movie use another voice.

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22. Patrick Stewart voiced the pig Napoleon in a made-for-TV film adaptation of George Orwell's Animal Farm and guest starred in the Simpsons episode "Homer the Great" as Number One.

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23. Patrick Stewart supported his home town of Dewsbury in West Yorkshire by lending his voice to a series of videos on the town in 1999.

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24. Patrick Stewart is narrator for two fulldome video shows produced and distributed by Loch Ness Productions, called MarsQuest and The Voyager Encounters.

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25. Patrick Stewart was the narrator for the American release of Dragons: A Fantasy Made Real.

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26. Patrick Stewart is heard as the voice of the Magic Mirror in Disneyland's live show, Snow White—An Enchanting Musical.

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27. Patrick Stewart provided the narration for Nine Worlds, an astronomical tour of the solar system and nature documentaries such as The Secret of Life on Earth and Mountain Gorilla.

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28. In 2009, Patrick Stewart appeared alongside Ian McKellen as the lead duo of Vladimir and Estragon (Gogo), in Waiting for Godot.

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29. Patrick Stewart had wanted to play the title role since the age of 14, so he and director Jude Kelly inverted the play so Othello became a comment on a white man entering a black society.

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30. Patrick Stewart was the co-producer of the show, through the company he set up for the purpose: Camm Lane Productions, a reference to his birthplace in Camm Lane, Mirfield.

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31. Patrick Stewart brought the show back to Broadway in 2001, with all proceeds going to charity—and the show of 28 December's revenue, specifically, going to the 11 September campaign of the Actors Fund of America.

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32. Patrick Stewart staged encore Broadway performances in 1992 and 1994, with the 1993 run held in London and the 1996 production in Los Angeles.

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33. In 1991, Patrick Stewart performed it on Broadway, receiving a nomination for that year's Drama Desk Award for Outstanding One-Person Show.

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34. Patrick Stewart appeared as a nudity-obsessed caricature of himself in Ricky Gervais and Stephen Merchant's television series Extras.

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35. Patrick Stewart starred as Scrooge in a 1999 television film version of Charles Dickens' A Christmas Carol, receiving a Screen Actors Guild Award nomination for his performance.

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36. Patrick Stewart portrayed Captain Ahab in the 1998 made-for-television film version of Moby Dick, receiving an Emmy Award nomination and Golden Globe Award nomination for his performance.

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37. In 2011, Patrick Stewart appeared in the feature-length documentary The Captains alongside William Shatner—Shatner wrote and directed the film.

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38. Patrick Stewart has played the role in seven feature films and voiced the role in several video games (X-Men Legends, X-Men Legends II, and X-Men: Next Dimension).

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39. Patrick Stewart found returning to the stage difficult because of his long departure.

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40. In 1992, during a break in filming, Patrick Stewart calculated that he earned more during that break than from 10 weeks of Woolf in London.

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41. Patrick Stewart made his Broadway debut as Snout in Peter Brook's legendary production of A Midsummer Night's Dream, then moved to the Royal National Theatre in the early 1980s.

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42. Patrick Stewart appeared with actors such as Ben Kingsley and Ian Richardson.

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43. Patrick Stewart reported that acting served as a means of self-expression in his youth.

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44. Patrick Stewart was an associate artist of the company in 1968.

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45. At the age of 15, Patrick Stewart left school and increased his participation in local theatre.

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46. Patrick Stewart was born on 13 July 1940 in Mirfield, in the West Riding of Yorkshire, England, to Gladys, a weaver and textile worker, and Alfred Stewart, a regimental sergeant major in the British Army.

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47. In 2010, Patrick Stewart was knighted by Queen Elizabeth II for services to drama.

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48. Patrick Stewart received a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame on 16 December 1996.

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