Sir Patrick Stewart would love an Oscar nod for Logan (hint hint)

Logan has been having a moderately successful awards season—it was nominated for a handful of Critics’ Choice Awards and a Writers Guild Of America Award for adapted screenplay, and was named one of the 10 best films of 2017 by the National Board Of Review. The Academy Award nominations are announced on January 23,…

Patrick Stewart calls on men to take responsibility for violence against women

Sir Patrick Stewart was raised in a violent household where he witnessed his father routinely beat his mother while the authorities did nothing. Greatly influenced by this experience, he’s spent much of his career speaking out against domestic violence. In the video above, he calls on all men to take responsibility…

Patrick Stewart on the moment he knew he was done playing Professor X

Sir Patrick Stewart was an integral part of Fox’s X-Men franchise for 17 years as Professor Charles Xavier, but he announced earlier this year he’d be stepping down from the role, after deeming Logan an appropriate farewell. In the video above, he reflects on his time as part of the franchise and tells us about the…

Patrick Stewart didn’t think Star Trek: The Next Generation was going to last

His 176-episode run as Captain Jean Luc Picard on Star Trek: The Next Generation transformed Sir Patrick Stewart from a classically trained, renowned stage actor into an international superstar. But before he took the job, Stewart had doubts the series was going to find success. The original series was cancelled after…

Thomas Middleditch and Patrick Stewart won’t stop insulting each other on Instagram

The last two people you might expect to be involved in a social media flame war would be esteemed Shakespearean actor Patrick Stewart and star of HBO’s Silicon Valley Thomas Middleditch. And yet, here we are. For the past week, the two have been going at it on Instagram, mocking each other in short, filter-heavy…

Read This: The story behind the greatest Star Trek episode ever

There’s no shortage of great Star Trek episodes, though it’s rare that an episode could mine as much pathos from its storylines as it could action and philosophy. Enter “The Inner Light,” a Star Trek: The Next Generation episode that many consider to be the best entry in any iteration of the franchise. In honor of its…

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It’s been a long day, you’ve earned this video of Patrick Stewart meeting his new foster dog

Even beyond his role as a cultural institution, playing some of science fiction’s most beloved bald men, Patrick Stewart tends to be just as treasured off-screen as on. Speaking out vocally in favor of feminism and LGBT rights, performing country songs for charity, telling Hugh Jackman stories about his penis: Stewart…

Patrick Stewart would consider playing Professor X in a Deadpool movie

Patrick Stewart’s retirement from X-Men movies hasn’t even started, but he’s already teasing that he’d return to the role of Professor X for a Deadpool movie. It’s not that he’s really desperate for a chance to show off his comedy chops outside of American Dad, though, he just seems to think that Ryan Reynolds’…

Patrick Stewart applies for American citizenship so he can oppose Trump

Even though he’s not an American citizen, Sir Patrick Stewart has still been losing sleep over the most recent presidential election. He said as much in his appearance on The View yesterday, where he described getting “the worst sleep I’ve had in years and years and years” while in Washington, DC recently. He was in…