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Once a captain, now a knight…

Actor Sir Patrick Stewart is knighted by Britain's Queen Elizabeth II during an investiture at Buckingham Palace in London, Wednesday June 2, 2010. AP (Anthony Devlin / Pa)
Actor Sir Patrick Stewart is knighted by Britain's Queen Elizabeth II during an investiture at Buckingham Palace in London, Wednesday June 2, 2010. AP (Anthony Devlin / Pa)

Good afternoon, Netizens...


Most people immediately recognize actor Patrick Stewart for his role as Captain Jean-Luc Picard of the Star Trek: The Next Generation. Now you can call him by his true title, Sir Patrick Stewart as in this picture he is knighted by Britain's Queen Elizabeth II during an investiture at Buckingham Palace in London, Wednesday June 2, 2010.


The life story of Sir Patrick Stewart, however, has never been limited to his many roles in Hollywood movies and American television. He rose to stardom in the Royal Shakespeare Theater Company in 1966 where he stayed until 1982. In the late 1980's he joined the Royal National Theater where he continued performing onstage.


I would encourage anyone wishing to learn more about Stewart's amazing and fascinating career prior to knighthood to read the Wikipedia article located at http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Patrick_Stewart and in particular, read the comments about Stewart's lifelong commitment to opposition to violence against women.


From a humble seed sometimes a great plant will rise...


Dave




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