Jean-Luc Picard on 'Star Trek: The Next Generation,' was knighted by Queen Elizabeth II Buckingham Palace Wednesday. Too bad the Queen didn’t do the deed with a real-life Bat’Leth instead of a non-Trekkie sword. The Queen will hand the gong to the Star Trek actor for his services to drama. The fact that this photo is a photoshop doesn’t diminish its coolness. Okay, just kidding, but the picture was so great I had to share. Congratulations to Sir Patrick for this much deserved honour and what a lovely tribute he made on its receipt: When asked what had sparked his interest in acting, Sir Patrick replied: ''When I leave here I will be going to a luncheon that has been arranged and sitting on my right will be a man called Cecil Dormand who was my English teacher when I was a child. I just loved how my Star Wars Quiet Book turned out, and wanted to make another According to the BBC, Sir Patrick Stewart paid tribute to a former teacher at the ceremony where he was knighted by the Queen, saying he owed "literally everything" to an … Sir Patrick Stewart On Getting His Knighthood. ","mediaType":"default","section":"ABCNews/Entertainment","id":"10813823","title":"Patrick Stewart: From Captain to Knight","url":"/Entertainment/video/patrick-stewart-captain-knight-10813823"}. Tolkien, with Mexican director Guillermo del Toro. He also has been credited with inspiring more than 42,000 people in several countries to raise about 60 million pounds (nearly $100 million) for charities. © 2009 The Associated Press. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten, or redistributed. Patrick Stewart became Sir Patrick Stewart last year. "It's a fantastic accolade for a fantastic actor," the Mirror quoted an observer as saying. Jackson, 53, was knighted in New Zealand, his native land and the filming location for the trilogy, which collected 17 Academy Awards. he said. December 30, 2009 / 7:10 PM / AP. Patrick Stewart has been upgraded from captain to knight. Many people adding their 2 cents wanted to know why Stewart had been knighted while William Shatner, a Canadian, has not received the honour. Neil Sheehan, Pentagon Papers reporter, Vietnam author, dies. Sir Patrick Stewart was knighted by Queen Elizabeth II at Buckingham Palace in June 2010 for his services to drama. U2's Bono will be knighted by Queen Elizabeth. 11 March 2011 3 Comments. He also stirred controversy by putting on "Jerry Springer: The Opera," a production that attracted protests from some Christian groups. Copyright © 2021 CBS Interactive Inc. All rights reserved. Patrick Stewart, best known for playing Capt. Hytner, 53, was honored for his work as artistic director of the National Theatre, where his hit productions have included Alan Bennett's "The History Boys" and "War Horse.". Patrick Stewart has revealed that he was "stunned" when he learned he was being awarded a knighthood for "services to drama". - the most financially successful British film of all time - was named Commander of the Order of the British Empire, or CBE. Jackson currently is working on the two-movie prequel "The Hobbit," also based on a book by J.R.R. Actor Sir … This year's list was noticeably short on honors for bankers, criticized by many for taking home hefty bonuses while Britain struggled through a recession and paid millions in bailouts to financial institutions. First published on December 30, 2009 / 7:10 PM. Knighted gentlemen, like Patrick Steward and Paul McCartney – Daily Themed Crossword Daily Themed Crossword – A Fun crossword game an intellectual word game with daily crossword answers. Jean-Luc Picard - becomes Sir Patrick in Queen Elizabeth II's New Year honors list, which also includes a knighthood for theater and film director Nicholas Hytner. {"duration":"0:28","description":"Queen Elizabeth knights Star Trek actor Patrick Stewart. Erich Reich, a refugee from Nazi-occupied Europe who organized last year's 70th anniversary of the "Kindertransport," which brought 10,000 children to wartime Britain, also received a knighthood. Knights are addressed as "sir" or "dame." Too bad the Queen didn’t do the deed with a real-life Bat’Leth instead of a non-Trekkie sword. Patrick Stewart being knighted. His career spans genres ranging from Shakespearean and modern theatre to popular fantasy and science fiction.He is the recipient of seven Laurence Olivier Awards, a Tony Award, a Golden Globe Award, a Screen Actors Guild Award, a BIF Award, two Saturn Awards, four Drama Desk Awards, and two Critics' Choice Awards. From being knighted by Queen Elizabeth II to winning countless awards over his six-decade acting career, the 80-year-old legend is one ta… Patrick Stewart congratulated by the Queen – June 2nd 2010 in London. In descending order, the honors are knighthoods, CBE, OBE and MBE. 19/12/2009. There's an especially starry knight in Britain's latest round of royal honors. Patrick Stewart - "Star Trek: The Next Generation's" Capt. The insider added: "He is a man at the very top of his trade who has mastered both popular TV and classic roles." Patrick Stewart being knighted – June 2nd 2010 in London. Patrick Stewart being knighted. Sir Patrick Stewart OBE (born 13 July 1940) is an English actor, director and producer, whose work has included roles on stage, television, and film, in a career spanning six decades. "If they'd reviewed some of my old newspaper cuttings!" Patrick Stewart will reportedly be made a knight in the New Year's Honours List. Jean-Luc Picard - becomes Sir Patrick in Queen Elizabeth II's New Year honors list, which also includes a … A separate honors list in New Zealand bestowed a knighthood on the king of Middle Earth - "Lord of the Rings" filmmaker Peter Jackson. Knighthood for Patrick Stewart? https://www.cbsnews.com/news/patrick-stewart-is-now-a-knight Actor Sir Patrick Stewart paid tribute to a former teacher as he was knighted by the Queen at Buckingham Palace. Dominic … Patrick Stewart, best known for playing Capt. producer says Alex Trebek made "being smart cool", ​Hail and farewell to those we lost in 2020, California Privacy/Information We Collect. Jean-Luc Picard on 'Star Trek: The Next Generation,' was knighted by Queen Elizabeth II Buckingham Palace Wednesday. The New Zealand award is approved by the queen, the country's head of state. One of the few exceptions was a CBE for Dyfrig John, an executive with HSBC - one British bank that did not take a government bailout. Norwegian Army mascot is knighted in Scotland. Patrick Stewart - "Star Trek: The Next Generation's" Capt. Many people adding their 2 cents wanted to know why Stewart had been knighted while William Shatner, a Canadian, has not received the honour. There also were honors for Formula I racing champion Jensen Button, who received an MBE; children's author Dick King-Smith (OBE), who wrote the book which became the film "Babe"; and opera star Sarah Connolly (CBE). Patrick Stewart Receives Knighthood One thing that amused me was the comments section. "This is an honor that embraces those actors, directors and creative teams who have in these recent years helped fill my life with inspiration, companionship and sheer fun," said 69-year-old Stewart, who recently returned to the British stage following a long career in Hollywood that included playing Professor Charles Xavier in three "X-Men" films. Stage and Star Trek actor Patrick Stewart has received a … The classically trained actor stated that he owed “literally everything” to the English teacher, Cecil Dormand who encouraged him to pursue acting as a career. Star Trek star Patrick Stewart knighted at Palace 2 June 2010 Sir Patrick called his knighthood "an unlooked-for honour" Actor Sir Patrick Stewart paid tribute to a … Most of the honors reward achievements by people out of the limelight, from civil servants to charity workers. Turn on desktop notifications for breaking news. The actor famous for playing Capt.Jean-Luc Picard on "Star Trek: The Next Generation" officially became Sir … Queen says make it so Actor Patrick Stewart -- a 69-year-old Yorkshire, England, native -- tops the list of those receiving New Year's honors. They were named Officers of the Order of the British Empire, or OBE, in recognition of a four-decade, three-chord career that has seen them score 64 British hit singles, including "Rockin' All Over the World.". Patrick Stewart Receives Knighthood One thing that amused me was the comments section. Bill Hader's Killer "Star Wars" Impressions Conan Visits The National Centre Of Indigenous Excellence "It's a fantastic accolade for a fantastic actor," the Mirror quoted an observer as saying. My Star Trek Quiet Book I've had this project in my head for a while now, and finally finished it. 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Patrick Stewart leads arts honours with a knighthood. The Queen will hand the gong to the Star Trek actor for his services to drama. Patrick Stewart will reportedly be made a knight in the New Year's Honours List. Recipients of CBEs, OBEs and MBEs have no title but can put the letters after their names. Actor Sir Patrick Stewart poses with his award after he was Knighted by Britain's Queen Elizabeth II at Buckingham Palace today in London. Sir Patrick Updates https://www.theguardian.com/uk/2009/dec/31/patrick-stewart-gets-knighthood He has been nominated for Olivier, Tony, Golden Globe, Emmy, Screen Actors Guild, and Saturn Awards. Reich, 74, was chairman of the Kindertransport Group of the Association of Jewish Refugees. This transcript has been automatically generated and may not be 100% accurate. Patrick Stewart Actor Sir Patrick Stewart poses with his award after he was Knighted by Britain's Queen Elizabeth II at Buckingham Palace, June 2, 2010 in London, England. Queen Elizabeth knights Star Trek actor Patrick Stewart. 11 March 2011 3 Comments. Sir Patrick Stewart On Getting His Knighthood Apparently invitations to become a Knight of the realm come in the mail along with the Valpak coupons. In pictures: Sir Patrick Stewart. Phyllida Lloyd, who directed "Mamma Mia!" Sir Ian Murray McKellen CH CBE (born 25 May 1939) is an English actor. In pictures: Sir Patrick Stewart. Widely regarded as one of greatest stage and screen actors both in his native Great Britain and internationally, twice nominated for the Oscar and recipient of every major theatrical award in the UK and US, Ian Murray McKellen was born on May 25, 1939 in Burnley, Lancashire, England, to Margery Lois (Sutcliffe) and Denis Murray McKellen, a civil engineer and lay preacher. Legendary actor Patrick Stewart is ready to be knighted in the New Year's Honours list. Apparently invitations to become a Knight of the realm come in the mail along with the Valpak coupons. Speaking of the award, Stewart said it was “an unlooked-for honor” . Actor Sir Patrick Stewart poses with his award after he was Knighted by Britain's Queen Elizabeth II at Buckingham Palace, June 2, 2010 in London, England. All Rights Reserved. Coming up in the next {{countdown}} {{countdownlbl}}. Turn on desktop notifications for breaking stories about interest? Sir Patrick Stewart and his wife don't mind their 38-year age gap and listen only to their hearts: English actor Sir Patrick Stewart has had a fascinating life. In case if you need help with answer for “Knighted gentlemen, like Patrick Steward and Paul McCartney” you can find it below. Parfitt, 61, said he'd given up hope of an honor because of his wild past. Patrick Stewart got used to being called ‘sir’ playing Captain Jean Luc Picard during seven seasons of Star Trek The Next Generation and four feature films. Patrick Stewart leads arts honours with a knighthood. They are bestowed by the queen, but recipients are selected by committees of civil servants from nominations made by the government and the public. Patrick Stewart Knighted with Klingon Bat’leth You probably already know that Patrick Stewart was knighted by Queen Elizabeth II on Wednesday, June 2nd, but you might not be aware that she decided to use a traditional Klingon bat’leth to do it! The fact that this photo is a photoshop doesn’t diminish its coolness. There's an especially starry knight in Britain's latest round of royal honors. The actor Patrick Stewart leads a stellar cast of those honoured today for their contribution to the arts and entertainment industry, receiving a knighthood for a … CBEs also went to artist Maggi Hambling and Olivier Award-winning actress Margaret Tyzack. Legendary actor Patrick Stewart is ready to be knighted in the New Year's Honours list. 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