Patrick Stewart, one of my most favorite actors, has received a knighthood this week. I greatly enjoyed Stewart not only in Star Trek: TNG, but also on stage, where he really shines. I have been lucky to see him perform a one-man rendition of A Christmas Carol, and several Shakespearean dramas. Whether he is forcefully portraying the hard-edged diplomat Jean-Luc Picard in Star Trek: TNG, or the larger than life Claudius in Hamlet, Stewart always projects a huge stage presence that I can't help but admire.
A recent and rather personal interview can be found at The Independent.