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,…

Sir Patrick Stewart says being a knight occasionally nets him sweet perks

In 2010, Patrick Stewart was knighted by Queen Elizabeth, a welcome surprise for the veteran actor. The honor, while being one that he holds dear, has prevented him from obtaining dual citizenship and fully participating in American politics. It’s not all bad, though, as knighthood occasionally nets him airline…

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…