March 19, 2013 |
Ian McKellen is gearing up to officiate the wedding of "X-Men" costar and friend Patrick Stewart. In other words, Magneto's marrying Professor X. On the British talk show "The Jonathan Ross Show," the 73-year-old film, stage and TV actor announced that he'd be performing the marriage ceremony for Stewart, 72, and his fiancee, jazz singer Sunny Ozell, 35. "I'm going to marry Patrick," "The Hobbit" actor said after the host listed out his...
August 11, 2012 |
LONDON---OK, what are U.S. Olympic swim star Ryan Lochte and Star Trek icon Patrick Stewart doing in a video together? It is strangely bizarre --- well, isn't that the point? -- yet it works. The good folks from "Funny or Die" put this sketch together , starring Stewart, front and center, as a grubby-faced con artist specializing in Olympic ticket scalping. Stewart: "This year I've got a plan to put me in the scalping history books. " Lochte appears, later, as the "victim," and incredibly, gets through his star turn and doesn't utter his favorite word, "Jeah!"
November 8, 2013 |
It turns out we can thank Patrick Stewart's wife for the seemingly unending stream of joy that comes from the "X-Men" star's Twitter feed. The actor appeared on "The Daily Show With Jon Stewart" on Thursday and Jon couldn't wait to show the photo Patrick posted around Halloween time showing the former "Star Trek" star in a full lobster costume reclining in a bathtub. It turns out the costume was purchased by Patrick's wife, jazz singer Sunny Ozell. And it was definitely presented to him against his wishes.
March 27, 2014 |
Patrick Stewart is great to follow on Twitter, even more so lately as he posts daily pics of himself and pal Ian McKellen while they count down the remaining days of their "Two Shows in Rep" run on Broadway. Stewart and McKellen playing Skee-Ball , Stewart and McKellen on a skyscraper with New York City unfolding behind them, Stewart and McKellen on the boardwalk -- all with black bowlers firmly in place. (The buddies are appearing together in a double-shot of "Waiting for Godot" and "No Man's Land" at the Cort Theatre.)
November 25, 2013 |
Ian McKellen and Patrick Stewart -- better known as Magneto and Prof. Charles Xavier, respectively, to "X-Men" fans -- are currently taking a breather from the superhero franchise and starring together in Broadway repertory productions of Harold Pinter's "No Man's Land" and Samuel Beckett's "Waiting for Godot. " The revolving productions, which officially opened Sunday at the Cort Theatre in New York, were performed at Berkeley Repertory Theatre earlier this year en route to Broadway.
December 18, 1995
Patrick Stewart, the former star of "Star Trek: The Next Generation," will play the title role in a new TV movie based on Oscar Wilde's "The Canterville Ghost." The movie, schedule for broadcast in January on ABC, features Stewart as the ghostly lord of an English castle who has difficulty convincing the new American inhabitants to flee in fright.