What an honor!
Professor X Patrick Stewart now gets to make everyone call him Sir, even if they don't want to, because he has been officially knighted by Queen Elizabeth II!
"It was an unlooked-for honor but as I grew up as a child, falling in love with the theatre and Shakespeare, my heroes were Sir Laurence Olivier, Sir John Gielgud, Sir Alec Guinness. The knights of the theater represented to me not only the pinnacle of the profession but the esteem in which the profession was held. And now to find myself, to my astonishment, in that company is the grandest thing that has professionally happened to me."
Congratulations are certainly in order for you, Sir!
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