Sir Patrick Stewart is Officer of the Most Excellent Order of the British Empire (OBE). He is English actor at television, on theatre stage and in film. His career is almost 60 years long.
Queen Elizabeth II knighted him for drama services in 2010.
Patrick is born in Mirfield in England, on July 13, 1940. His mother Gladys Barrowclough was textile worker, and father Alfred Stewart was regimental sergeant major in British Army. He was third child. His older brothers are Trevor (1935) and Geoffrey (1925). For professionally needs he used “Hewes” for middle name, but he wasn’t born with it.
He was raised in Jarrow, by poor family which was violated by his father. Alfred served to King’s Own Yorkshire Light Infantry, Parachute Regiment in II World War. Previously he was postman and general labourer. Later Alfred suffered from post-traumatic stress disorder.
Patrick graduated from Crowlees Church of England Junior and Infants School. When he was 11, in 1951, he failed examination and he enrolled Secondary Modern School in Mirfield to studying drama. After he met Brian Blessed at drama course they become friends. In 1955 Patrick was more involved in theatre and he left school.
His first job was a newspaper reporter at Mirfield & District Reporter. Year later his employer told him to choose: journalism or acting. He decided to quit with journalism and to continue with acting. He also attended trainings for boxing.
From 1966 to 1982 Patrick was member of the Royal Shakespeare Company.
His first appearance on TV was as fire officer in Coronation Street. In Fall of Eagles Patrick got role of Vladimir Lenin, in I, Claudius he appeared like Sejanus. He also appeared in Smiley’s People, Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy, North and South, Excalibur, Dune and Lifeforce.
He was the most interested in classical theatre.
From 1987 to 1994 he had major role in Star Trek: The Next Generation. His character was Captain Jean-Luc Picard. This TV series was very successful and Patrick became rich in short time. He was also in movies Star Trek Generations in 1994, in 1996 Star Trek: First Contract, in 1998 in Star Trek: Insurrection and in 2002 Star Trek: Nemesis. Patrick appeared in first episode of Star Trek: Deep Space Nine. In 1995 he received nomination for “Outstanding Performance by Male Actor in a Drama Series” of Screen Actors Guild.
In 2000, he had key role in high-budget film series X-Men. In this series his role is Professor Charles Xavier. He also played in movies X-Men which have seven parts.
Patrick appeared in documentary The Captains in 2011.
Patrick played in The Lion in Winter in 1995. For this role he was received a Golden Globe nomination for performance and Emmy’s nomination for executive-proucer. Also he appeared as Captain Ahab in Moby Dick in 1998.
Patrick always was interested for stage. He had roles like Romeo, Richard III, Hamlet. He also played in The Tempest, Antony and Cleopatra, Macbeth, Waiting for Godot, e.t.c.
He played at A Christmas Carol. He performed this play on Broadway in 1991 and he received nomination for Drama Desk Award for Outstanding One-Person Show and he received this award in 1992 and in 1994 Laurence Olivier Award for the Best Entertainment for Solo Performance.
Patrick also is voice actor. He have authoritative and strong voice.
Patrick is strongly against domestic violence. He supports Combat Stress, charity of armed forces.
In 1966 Patrick married Sheila Falconer. Their marriage lasted 24 years. This couple have two kids, Daniel and Sophia. Daniel is also an actor.
Wendy Neuss was engaged with Patrick in 1997. He married her in 2000 and they divorced in 2003.
Until 2007 he was in relationship with Lisa Dillon.
Patrick started to dating with Sunny Ozell in 2008. In August 2012 they started to live together. Engagement is published in March 2013 and wedding was in September.
Full name: Patrick Stewart
Nick name: Patrick
Date of birth: July 13, 1940
Birth place: Mirfield, West Riding of Yorkshire, England
Residence: Brooklyn, New York; Cotswolds, England
Education: Bristol Old Vic Theatre School
Personal Life and Family
Nationality: United Kingdom
Ethnicity: White (Caucasian)
Father name: Alfred Stewart
Mother name: Gladys Barrowclough
Brother’s name’s : Trevor and Geoffrey
Marital status: Married
Wife’s name: Sunny Ozell
Sexual Orientation: Straight
Children: 2 (Sophie and Daniel)
Personal Look and Measurements
Height: 5 ft 8 in (178 cm)
Weight: 165 lbs (75 kg)
Body measurements: Unknown
Brest size: Unknown
Hair Color: Bald
Eye color: Dark Brown
Waist size: Unknown
Hip size: Unknown
Net Worth and Salary
Net worth: $60 Million
Sir Patrick is popular actor. He have official page on Facebook (https://www.facebook.com/patrickstewart/) with 1.2 million people who like it.
He also have Instagram profile with 1 million followers. His posts can be seen on link: https://www.instagram.com/sirpatstew/?hl=en.
His Twitter account is the most popular, with 2.92 million followers. Link of his profile is: https://twitter.com/SirPatStew.
Interesting facts about Sir Patrick Stewart
Patrick and Ian McKellen are best friends. They are both knighted by the Queen. Patrick in 2010 and McKellen in 1991.
When is word about politics Patrick declared as socialist.
His fantasies are about becoming pianist and working with Emanuel Ax, who is American classical pianist.
This English actor was born in Mirfield on July 13, 1940. He is raised in Jarrow. His family was violated by his father, who suffered from post-traumatic stress disorder after II World War.
At 15 years he left school and went to play at theatre. His career really step up when he got role in Star Trek: Next Generation series.
He also played in all four Star Trek movies. His next notable role was in film series X-Man. He also filmed documentaries, and he was never really stop to play in theatre.
With first wife Patrick have two children. She is Shelia Falconer and their marriage lasted 24 years (1966-1990). His second wife was Wendy Neuss. They were married from 2000 to 2003. From 2008 he dated with Sunny Ozell, they got engaged in March 2013 and married in September same year.