Patrick Hewes Stewart
Jul. 13th, 1940
Mirfield, Yorkshire, England, UK
Guest TV Roles
Peter Griffin with the vocal chords of Patrick Stewart (Voiced)
Vigorous Older Man (Voiced)
Himself - Narrator (Voiced)
Born Mirfield, Yorkshire, England. Member of various local drama groups from about age 12. Left school at 15 to work as junior reporter on local paper; quit when Editor told him he was spending too much time at the theatre and not enough working. Spent a year as furniture salesman, saving cash to attend drama school. Accepted by Bristol Old Vic Theatre School in 1957. Professional debut 1959 in Repertory in Lincoln; work at Manchester Library Theatre and a tour round the world with the Old Vic Company followed in the early 60s. Joined Royal Shakespeare Company in 1966, to begin 27-year association. Following a spell with the Royal National Theatre in the mid 80s, he went to Los Angeles to star in "Star Trek: The Next Generation" (1987), which ran from 1987-1994, playing the role of Captain Jean-Luc Picard. He plans to return to theatre work on the end of this series.
- Is a life-long supporter of Huddersfield Town Football Club of the Football League.
- Is best friends with his _"Star Trek: The Next Generation" (1987)_ (qv) cast mate 'Brent Spiner' (qv), who was Stewart's best man at the wedding to _"Star Trek: Voyager" (1995)_ (qv) producer 'Wendy Neuss' (qv).
- November 2003 - accepted the position of Chancellor of the University of Huddersfield and became a UK resident again in 2004.
- Referred to Commander Riker on _"Star Trek: The Next Generation" (1987)_ (qv) as Number One. When he guest-starred on an episode of _"The Simpsons" (1989)_ (qv), he played a character named Number One.
- Along with 'Colm Meaney' (qv) and 'Armin Shimerman' (qv), he is one of only three actors to appear in the pilots of two different 'Star Trek' series. (_"Star Trek: The Next Generation" (1987)_ (qv), and _"Star Trek: Deep Space Nine" (1993)_ (qv))
- He is a fan of the graphic novel "Transmetropolitan," written by 'Warren Ellis (II)' (qv). It follows the adventures of journalist Spider Jerusalem in a future of paranoia and corruption. The graphic novel deals with politics, journalism, and, most of all, the truth. He has even written a introduction to the graphic novel: "Lonely City.".
- Is a huge fan of the comic "Transmetropolitan". He even did a foreword for this comic explaining how he enjoys the main characters brutality and hostility towards this world as a desire that we all sometimes feel.
- Has appeared with 'Kelsey Grammer' (qv) in three different productions: _"Star Trek: The Next Generation" (1987)_ (qv), _"Frasier" (1993)_ (qv) and _X-Men: The Last Stand (2006)_ (qv).