Sir Patrick Stewart
Sir Patrick Stewart OBE (born 13 July 1940) is an English actor who has a career spanning five decades in various stage productions, television, film and video games. He has been nominated for Olivier, Tony, Golden Globe, Emmy, and Screen Actors Guild Awards. He received a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame on 16 December 1996. In 2010, he was knighted by Queen Elizabeth II for services to drama.
Beginning his career with a long run as a member of 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. His first major screen roles were in BBC-broadcast television productions during the mid-late 1970s, including Hedda, and the I, Claudius television series.
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, its subsequent films, and Star Trek: Picard; as Professor Charles Xavier in the X-Men series of superhero films and Doctor Strange in the Multiverse of Madness; 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 he played King Claudius in Hamlet in the West End and won a second Olivier Award.