We continue our #IWCTalksTo series with a talk to actor Sir Patrick Stewart
Sir Patrick Stewart is one of the most acclaimed performers working today. His career includes numerous and varied roles on both the stage and big and small screens.
Stewart can currently be seen, once again, as ‘Professor Charles Xavier’ in the latest X-Men epic "Logan," which premiered at the Berlin Film Festival on February 17, 2017 and opened in theaters on March 3, 2017. Stewart created the role in the first installment of the franchise in 2000 and has since played the role in 7 of the X-Men films. He received rave reviews for his performance, perhaps his last in the series.
Next up on the big screen, Stewart is slated to play the highly-coveted role of ‘Poop’ in the upcoming animated feature "The Emoji Movie." The family-friendly film will be released by Columbia Pictures on August 4, 2017. Stewart also recently wrapped production on Damian Harris’ "Wilde Wedding," starring opposite Glenn Close and John Malkovich, which is scheduled to release sometime this year. Perhaps best known as ‘Captain Jean-Luc Picard’ on “Star Trek: The Next Generation,” Stewart has enjoyed a successful film and television career, earning Golden Globe, Emmy and SAG Award nominations. Screen appearances include “King of Texas”, “Jeffrey, Dune”, "Excalibur," "L.A. Story," "Robin Hood: Men in Tights," "Conspiracy Theory," “Extras” (for which he earned an Emmy nomination), "The Lion in Winter," "I," "Claudius," and "Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy." His vocal talents have been heard on “The Simpsons,” “American Dad” and “Family Guy,” and as narrator of Seth MacFarlane’s hit comedies, "Ted" and "Ted 2."
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.