Patrick Stewart

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Quotes (41)

  • Patrick Stewart: (On actor's unions) Unity is strength in this respect, being apart works against our interests.

  • Patrick Stewart: (When told he was the most famous celebrity on the show Top Gear) This must be a terrible show then.

  • Patrick Stewart: (On taping Macbeth when he starred in it) Theater is a sort of transitory, ephemeral business and the best performances very often only live on in the memories of the people who saw them. But when something which was as successful as this Macbeth and had such an impact on stage, if there is a chance to preserve something of what was done it's really satisfying.

  • (On developing the character of Picard) Patrick Stewart: Rick was always very generous to me and took on board suggestions and discussed ideas, even down to details of dialogue. So my involvement grew and grew and grew so that by the time we got into the seventh season there was a total overlap between Jean-Luc Picard and Patrick Stewart.

  • (On signing up to be on Star Trek) Patrick Stewart: Everybody felt it was madness to try to revive an iconic series like William Shatner and Leonard Nimoy's Star Trek. So, on the basis of that advice I signed the six-year contract.

  • (On being knighted for his acting work) Patrick Stewart: This is an honor that embraces those actors, directors and creative teams who have in these recent years helped fill my life with inspiration, companionship and sheer fun.

  • Patrick Stewart: (on starring in "Dr. Who" one of his favorite series)I have been a fan and deeply dismayed that I was never asked to be in it.

  • Patrick Stewart: I've met actors where you think, if only you could just clean up your act and get it together, people would want to work with you. Some people are so difficult, it's not worth working with them!

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Trivia (54)

  • Patrick Stewart does not believe one should use their cell phone while driving.

  • Patrick Stewart was a guest on the British tv show Top Gear. As is tradition, Patrick raced a lap around their course in a Suzuki Liana and came in with a time of 1 minute and 50 seconds.

  • Patrick Stewart played Claudius opposite David Tennant's Hamlet at the Courtyard Theatre, Stratford-upon-Avon, July 24-November 15 2008.

  • Patrick was nominated in 1995 and 2000 for SAG Awards. In 1995, he was nominated for "Outstanding Performance by a Male Actor in a Drama Series" for Star Trek: The Next Generation. In 2000, he was nominated for "Outstanding Performance by a Male Actor in a TV Movie or Miniseries" for A Christmas Carol.

  • Patrick announced his engagement to the Star Trek: Voyager producer Wendy Neuss in December, 1996. They married on August 25th, 2000.

  • Patrick Stewart records all of his lines for American Dad in London and sends them to America for the crew to use.

  • Patrick did voice work for the animated Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles movie, TMNT as Maximillian J. Winters. The movie was released on March 2007.

  • Patrick was one of People Magazine's Sexiest Men Alive, 2006. He is found in the "Bald and Beautiful" section.

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