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    That's SIR Patrick Stewart, to you!

    Postby Freakzilla » 02 Jun 2010 20:30

    http://www.cbsnews.com/stories/2010/06/ ... 1274.shtml

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    June 2,2010

    Patrick Stewart is Now a Knight.

    Actor Patrick Stewart Knighted by Queen Elizabeth II

    (AP) Patrick Stewart has been upgraded from captain to knight. The actor famous for playing Capt.Jean-Luc Picard on "Star Trek: The Next Generation" officially became Sir Patrick Stewart when he was knighted by Queen Elizabeth II at Buckingham Palace on Wednesday.

    While "Star Trek" introduced him to a different group of fans, Stewart is also a widely respected stage actor. The 69-year-old actor discovered the theater as a child, and said "my heroes were Sir Laurence Olivier, Sir John Gielgud, Sir Alec Guinness."Being in that company is the grandest thing that has professionally happened to me."

    Stewart joined Britain's storied Royal Shakespeare Company in his 20s, and in 2008 was nominated for a Tony award for the leading role in "Macbeth."
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    Re: That's SIR Patrick Stewart, to you!

    Postby merkin muffley » 02 Jun 2010 23:11

    I love that guy, but I doubt he's being recognized for his skills on the baliset, or for fighting the Sardaukar while holding a small dog. But if any actor should be a knight...


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    Re: That's SIR Patrick Stewart, to you!

    Postby Freakzilla » 02 Jun 2010 23:20

    ...not to mention his ability to produce a quote for any given occasion.
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    Re: That's SIR Patrick Stewart, to you!

    Postby Eyes High » 03 Jun 2010 02:28

    Cool. Sir Stewart.
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    Re: That's SIR Patrick Stewart, to you!

    Postby A Little Galach » 03 Jun 2010 09:00

    Good for him, but William Shatner would have been a better Gurney. And knight.
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    Re: That's SIR Patrick Stewart, to you!

    Postby cmsahe » 04 Jun 2010 14:59

    Cool! I like him a lot, from his works in I Claudius, ST:TNG, Dune, X-Men, congratulations!
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    Re: That's SIR Patrick Stewart, to you!

    Postby merkin muffley » 04 Jun 2010 15:15

    cmsahe wrote:I Claudius


    He was awesome as Sejanus.
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    Re: That's SIR Patrick Stewart, to you!

    Postby MrFlibble » 04 Jun 2010 19:39

    Yaay! Great news! Go Sir Patrick! :lol: :dance:
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    Re: That's SIR Patrick Stewart, to you!

    Postby Serkanner » 05 Jun 2010 06:52

    merkin muffley wrote:
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    He was awesome as Sejanus.


    He was fantastic as Sejanus indeed. And his hair: WOW!
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    Re: That's SIR Patrick Stewart, to you!

    Postby Superdog » 05 Jun 2010 08:18

    merkin muffley wrote:I love that guy, but I doubt he's being recognized for his skills on the baliset, or for fighting the Sardaukar while holding a small dog. But if any actor should be a knight...


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    Without irony, I do really like Patrick Stewart.


    That video is awesome, what is it from?
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    Re: That's SIR Patrick Stewart, to you!

    Postby merkin muffley » 06 Jun 2010 00:04

    Superdog wrote:That video is awesome, what is it from?


    That's from the first season of "Extras" the show Ricky Gervais did on HBO after The Office.

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    Re: That's SIR Patrick Stewart, to you!

    Postby Hunchback Jack » 06 Jun 2010 01:13

    This is fantastic. I love how Stewart's deadpan delivery just cracks Gervais (the comedian) up.

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    Re: That's SIR Patrick Stewart, to you!

    Postby MrFlibble » 06 Jun 2010 11:36

    Haha, I remember that one, really cool :lol:
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    Re: That's SIR Patrick Stewart, to you!

    Postby Omphalos » 06 Jun 2010 11:54

    That laughter actually looks a bit forced to me.
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    Re: That's SIR Patrick Stewart, to you!

    Postby merkin muffley » 06 Jun 2010 12:11

    Omphalos wrote:That laughter actually looks a bit forced to me.


    Yeah, that's part of Ricky Gervais' whole thing. And it's the nature of blooper reels. Not to everyone's taste. I like it, though.
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    Re: That's SIR Patrick Stewart, to you!

    Postby Freakzilla » 11 Jun 2010 13:24



    — James Corden and Sir Patrick Stewart had an awkward onstage spat at the Glamour Awards.
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    Re: That's SIR Patrick Stewart, to you!

    Postby Eyes High » 12 Jun 2010 11:06

    Seemed like a poor showing on both of their parts. Thought it was staged at first but the other jabs at each other was just poor showmanship in my humble opinion.

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    Re: That's SIR Patrick Stewart, to you!

    Postby TheDukester » 12 Jun 2010 12:02

    Yeah, they've both been hammered in the UK press for that.

    I'm disappointed in Stewart; it came just days after he became a knight. I'll call him "Sir Patrick" when he grows up a little bit.
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    Re: That's SIR Patrick Stewart, to you!

    Postby Harq al Ada » 12 Jun 2010 23:12

    of the few extras episodes I've watch, his and Kate Winslet (with her dirty pillows) were the funniest.

    cheers Sir Stew
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    Re: That's SIR Patrick Stewart, to you!

    Postby merkin muffley » 13 Jun 2010 03:26

    Harq al Ada wrote:of the few extras episodes I've watch, his and Kate Winslet (with her dirty pillows) were the funniest.

    cheers Sir Stew


    as in, the "purple-headed womb-ferret?"

    That is an extremely awkward awards show clip, to say the least.
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    Re: That's SIR Patrick Stewart, to you!

    Postby SandRider » 13 Jun 2010 11:51

    who the fuck is James Corden ?


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