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Patrick Stewart
Biography
Patrick Stewart is a veteran stage and screen actor whose incredible career spans nearly six decades. He is a three-time Olivier Award winner and a Tony Award nominee for his distinguished stage work, and has received multiple Emmy, Golden Globe, and SAG Award nominations for his work across television and film.

Stewart reprises the iconic role of Jean-Luc Picard in Star Trek: Picard, a character he memorably played for seven seasons on Star Trek: The Next Generation, as well as in the film installments of the franchise, beginning with Star Trek Generations in 1994 and its sequels.

Recently, he was seen in the feature film Charlie's Angels, portraying the legendary character Bosley. Soon, he will star in the independent feature, Coda, opposite Katie Holmes and Giancarlo Esposito and directed by Claude Lalonde.

In 2017, Stewart received rave reviews and a Critics' Choice Award nomination for his performance in the worldwide hit feature film, Logan, in which Stewart starred as Charles Xavier/Professor X opposite Hugh Jackman's Logan/Wolverine.

Stewart's most recent television work includes the Starz comedy Blunt Talk, which he produced and starred in as Walter Blunt. The half-hour dark comedy earned Stewart both Golden Globe and Critics' Choice Award nominations.

His many, diverse screen credits include Jeremy Saulnier's Green Room; Damian Harris' Wilde Wedding; the narrator in Seth MacFarlane's Ted and Ted 2; Merlin in Joe Cornish's The King Who Would Be King; Match; The King of Texas; Jeffrey; Dune; Excalibur; Steve Martin's L.A. Story; Robin Hood: Men in Tights; Conspiracy Theory; The Lion in Winter; I, Claudius; Moby Dick; Hamlet; Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy; Ricky Gervais' Extras; and inspired voice work on Seth MacFarlane's animated hits Family Guy and American Dad, plus films such as The Prince of Egypt, Chicken Little, and Jimmy Neutron: Boy Genius, among countless others.

Notably, his voice work also includes a 1995 Grammy Award for "Best Spoken Word Album for Children" for the English-language recording of Sergei Prokofiev's Peter and the Wolf.

For his legendary stage work, Stewart has been honored with three Olivier Awards, the first of which came in 1979 for his performance in Peter Brook's production of Antony and Cleopatra, which also marked the start of his unprecedented run with the Royal Shakespeare Company (RSC), where he'd go on to appear in over 60 productions, including his Oliver-winning performance as Claudius in Hamlet opposite David Tenant. He now serves as an Honorary Associate Artist of the RSC in recognition of his indelible contributions to the theater stalwart.

For his acclaimed solo stage production of A Christmas Carol, which he adapted himself and in which he portrays over 40 characters, Stewart once again received an Olivier Award, plus prizes from the Drama Desk and WhatsOnStage Awards. He has performed the piece frequently since its debut in 1991, including on Broadway and in London.

Stewart's other Broadway and West End appearances include his Tony-nominated and Evening Standard Award-winning performance as the title character in Macbeth, directed by Rupert Goold in a production that played London's West End, at the Brooklyn Academy of Music (BAM) and on Broadway; his work opposite Ian McKellen in repertory productions of Harold Pinter's No Man's Land and Samuel Beckett's Waiting for Godot; plus The Caretaker; A Life in the Theatre; The Master Builder; The Ride Down Mt. Morgan; A Midsummer Night's Dream; The Merchant of Venice (Olivier nomination); Edward Albee's Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf?; Twelfth Night; Bingo: Scenes of Money and Death; and The Tempest.

In the 2001 New Years' Honours list, Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth conferred on Patrick the order of the Officer of the British Empire (O.B.E.), and in 2010 Patrick received a knighthood for his services to Drama. In March of 2017, Stewart was honored with the Empire Legend Award for his outstanding career achievements at the Empire Awards in London.