On July 13, 1940, an unrivaled presence made its way into the world. That’s the day Sir Patrick Stewart was born. He was an adorable British baby boy, much like many others who made their grand appearances that year. Of course, his family, friends, and acquaintances had no way of knowing just how bright this star would ultimately shine.
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A Knightly Existence
Stewart was born in Mirfield, West Yorkshire, England. He began acting at the young age of 12 and showed incredible promise right from the start. By the age of 16, he was studying acting in Bristol. Just a few years later, he became a member of the Royal Shakespeare Company. For the next 25 years, he made his mark on the world of theater in various Shakespearean roles.
Over time, Stewart began to venture into other acting realms according to realtimecampaign.com and many other sources. Fans may know him from movies like Robin Hood: Men in Tights. They might even recognize his voice from the famous Ted franchise. Of course, quite a few people also know him as Professor Charles Xavier of X-Men fame. All that barely scratches the surface.
A Strange New World
Having said all that, people across the globe simply know Stewart as Captain Jean Luc Picard. In Star Trek: The Next Generation, he was the wise, fearless leader of the intrepid crew of the starship Enterprise. He and his crew explored strange new worlds and immersed the fans across the globe in a range of exciting adventures.
Several movies also sprang forth from the TNG franchise, and Captain Picard was a staple in them. He even joined the fabulous Captain Kirk, played by William Shatner, in Generations. Fans can see a few write-ups about both of these legends in MEA Worldwide.
Into the Future
At present, Sir Patrick Stewart is starring in the series, Star Trek: Picard. It takes place after the crew of the Enterprise NCC-1701-D has moved on to the next phases of their lives. Still, the adventures of Captain Picard and his beautiful Pit Bull, aptly named Number One, are no less exciting. As “Who? Weekly” Explains the New Celebrity, viewers may find some of the series’ cast members cropping up from time to time.
Stewart got his Shakespearean start at a young age. Even as a rising star, his talent clearly shone through. From a major name in theatre to exploring the stars and beyond, he has certainly established his place among the elite. Now, at the age of 80 and still going strong, it’ll be interesting to see where his next roles lead him.