Patrick Stewart - Details


Patrick StewartStewart is an internationally respected actor known for successfully bridging the gap between the theatrical world of the Shakespearean and modern stage, and that of film and television.

The versatile actor was honored with Emmy® and Golden Globe award nominations for Best Actor in a Dramatic Series or Miniseries for his role as Captain Ahab in USA Network's Moby Dick, which also starred Gregory Peck and Henry Thomas.

For television, Stewart originated the role of Captain Jean-Luc Picard in the hit series Star Trek: The Next Generation, which aired from 1988 to 1994. That role earned him Best Actor nominations from the American TV Awards and the Screen Actors Guild. In addition to his starring role, he also directed several episodes, including "A Fistful of Datas," which won an Emmy Award.

Stewart is an Honorary Associate Artist of the Royal Shakespeare Company (RSC), having been made an Associate Artist in 1967. With the RSC, he has played such roles as Shylock, Henry IV, Titus Andronicus, Oberon, Leontes, Touchstone, Launce, and Enobarbus. He has also starred in many contemporary works with the RSC, including premiere productions by Tom Stoppard, Edward Bond, Howard Barker and David Rudkin. In 1986, he played the title role in Peter Shaffer's play Yonadab at the National Theatre. Stewart won the Society of West End Theatre (SWET) Award for his performance as Enobarbus in Peter Brook's production of Anthony and Cleopatra, and was nominated for his Shylock in The Merchant of Venice.


  • 13th July 1940 - Birth