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PATRICK STEWART (Professor Charles Xavier) is an internationally respected actor known for successfully bridging the gap between the theatrical world of the Shakespearean stage and contemporary film and television. Stewart was most recently seen in a science-based dramatic mini-series "Eleventh Hour,” for Granada. In December 2005, he performed a limited run of his universally acclaimed solo production of Charles Dickens' "A Christmas Carol” at The Albery Theatre. He played over 40 characters, relying on just a few props and a wealth of virtuosity and dramatic nuance, and received widespread praise from the critics.

Stewart has had an enormously successful film and television career. He can currently be heard in "Steamboy” and "Chicken Little,” and was seen in 2003 in "X2,” the sequel to blockbuster "X-Men” (2000); Stewart's role as ‘Professor Xavier' earned him a nomination for Favorite Actor in the Blockbuster Entertainment Awards. In 2002 Stewart was seen in the tenth installment of Paramount Pictures' "Star Trek” feature films: "Star Trek: Nemesis,” reprising his role as ‘Captain Jean Luc Picard.' His earlier "Star Trek” film credits are "Star Trek: Generations” (1994), "Star Trek: First Contact,” (1996) and "Star Trek: Insurrection” (1998).

Also in 2002 Stewart was seen in the title role in "King of Texas,” which he co-produced with Hallmark Entertainment. The previous year he was heard as the voice of ‘King Goobot' in Nickelodeon Movies' highly successful computer animated motion picture "Jimmy Neutron: Boy Genius” in December 2001.

Stewart's additional film credits include the film adaptation of Paul Rudnick's play, "Jeffrey,” "Hedda, Dune,” "Lady Jane,” " Excalibur,” " LA Story,” "Death Train,” " Robin Hood: Men in Tights,” " Gunmen,” " Masterminds,” "The Pagemaster,” "Conspiracy Theory,” " Safe House” and "Dad Savage.” He also lent his voice to the character ‘Seti' in "Prince of Egypt.”

Television has also played a significant role in Patrick's career. He completed production on the Showtime remake of "The Lion in Winter,” which aired in the UK in December 2003. In addition to playing a starring role, for which he was Golden Globe nominated, Stewart was also an executive producer.

In 2000 Stewart was seen in TNT's "A Christmas Carol.” He earned a SAG Award nomination for his portrayal of ‘Ebenezer Scrooge,' a role which continued a cherished association with the Charles Dickens' classic. This was produced by Robert Halmi and Stewart for Hallmark. Stewart earned both Emmy and Golden Globe nominations for Best Actor for his role as ‘Captain Ahab' in the USA network's epic mini-series "Moby Dick” (1998).

Stewart originated the role of ‘Jean Luc-Picard' in the hit series, "Star Trek: The Next Generation,” which aired from 1988 to 1994; this role earned him Best Actor nominations from the American TV Awards and the Screen Actors Guild. In addition to his starring role, he also directed several episodes, one of which ("A Fistful of Datas,” 1987) received an Emmy Award.

For the BBC, Stewart was seen in the acclaimed mini-series "I, Claudius,” "Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy,” and "Smiley's People.” He has also portrayed ‘Salieri' in "The Mozart Inquest,” ‘Oedipus' in "Oedipus Rex,” and ‘Rev. Anderson' in "The Devil's Disciple.” Other television roles include the title role in "The Canterville Ghost,” "In Search of Dr. Seuss,” and "The Simpsons,” as well as hosting several documentary series, including "The Shape of the World” and "MGM; When the Lion Roars.”

Stewart's current projects are "The Game of Their Lives,” "The Water Warriors” and "Bambi.”

In January 2005 he appeared at the Apollo Theatre in "A Life in The Theatre,” for which he also received outstanding reviews. He was previously on the West End Stage in 2003, in Ibsen's "The Master Builder.” In 2001, Stewart appeared in three theatrical productions. He starred

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