Ten fun facts about Patrick Stewart
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Stewart also trained as a boxer.
He lost his hair at the age of 18.
While not wealthy, Stewart had a comfortable lifestyle as an actor.
He was named as the next Cameron Mackintosh Visiting Professor of Contemporary Theatre based at St Catherine's College, Oxford in January 2007.Fact 5
In 2008, Stewart played King Claudius in Hamlet alongside David Tennant. He won the Laurence Olivier Award for Best Supporting Actor for the part.Fact 6
In January 1967, he made his debut TV appearance on Coronation Street as a Fire Officer.Fact 7
He is most widely known for his roles as Captain Jean-Luc Picard in Star Trek: The Next Generation and its successor films, as Professor Charles Xavier in the X-Men film series, and for his prolific stage roles with the Royal Shakespeare Company.Fact 8
In 1993, TV Guide named him the best dramatic television actor of the 1980s, and television's sexiest man in the previous year.Fact 9
In 1951, aged 11, he entered Mirfield Secondary Modern School, where he continued to study drama.Fact 10
At age 15, Stewart left school and increased his participation in local theater. Click here for more people facts ❯
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