Sir Patrick Stewart Is The Latest Knight Of Britain

June 3rd, 2010 - 6:51 pm ICT by Pen Men At Work  

June 3, 2010 (Pen Men at Work): Actor Sir Patrick Stewart has been given the title of a knight.

As the 69-year-old attained knighthood from the British Queen at Buckingham Palace, Stewart paid a mark of respect to his English professor, Cecil Dormand. He was the person, who had the most consequential influence on Stewart’s life.

The professor was the individual, who had convinced Stewart to enact performances on stage. Therefore, the professor’s significance in his life will always be immeasurable. Stewart has asserted that he would rejoice his knighthood with Cecil Dormand.

Stewart was recently witnessed on the London stage coming into view along with fellow actor, Sir Ian McKellen, in Waiting for Godot. Stewart is recognized predominantly for his characters in ‘Star Trek: The Next Generation’ and ‘X-Men’ films.

About his knighthood, Stewart mentioned that it was an unanticipated expression of honor by Britain for him. He declared that, as he was maturing into an adult, he was absolutely fascinated by theater and Shakespeare. He admired personalities such as Sir Laurence Olivier and Sir John Gielgud.

Stewart articulated that these knights of the theater symbolized the zenith of the profession and were responsible for the massive respectability and brilliant quality of the profession. Stewart has maintained that he is completely ecstatic to be in the midst of such majestic and august personalities.

At the commencement of the week, it was proclaimed that Sir Patrick would preside over a jury and render a speech at this year’s Edinburgh International Film Festival.

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