Yesterday was Patrick Stewart's 80th birthday. He received a nice present from his friend and X-Men movies co-star Ian McKellen, but his Star Trek family showed up to the party as well. Stars and fans spent the day sending the Jean-Luc Picard actor birthday wishes. The now 80-year-old actor is currently penning his memoir, which will cover "his childhood in Yorkshire, England, marked by poverty and domestic violence; as well as his lifelong political advocacy and ongoing charity work.”
“The idea of writing a memoir based on my life and career has been in my mind for several years, but always the demands of work have pushed it into the background," Stewart said in a statement. "Today there are no demands, nor is there a prediction when there might be. " am caught in the middle of shooting a new series, Star Trek: Picard, and I passionately want to see it through, but in the meantime ... what? Well, I have a beautiful study in our house in Los Angeles, sunny and peaceful. I am 80 in a little over two weeks’ time. I have just treated myself to a gorgeous office chair. And ... I have the time. But most importantly, I am loving what I am doing, even though I never thought I would or could."
Keep reading to see how the Star Trek crew celebrated Patrick Stewart's birthday.
Happy Birthday, Patrick! You are and always will be, in my estimation, as cool as cucumber soup. pic.twitter.com/VycptVpLyw— LeVar Burton (@levarburton) July 13, 2020
A very happy 80th birthday to fellow Brit and dear friend @SirPatStew. You don’t look a day over 79! 😄❤️💋😘🎂🍾— Marina Sirtis (@Marina_Sirtis) July 13, 2020
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Happy 80th Birthday @SirPatStew!— Star Trek on CBS All Access (@startrekcbs) July 13, 2020
Check out this video from his birthday celebration on the set of #StarTrekPicard last year and reply with your favorite Picard GIF to help him celebrate! #StarTrekFamily pic.twitter.com/2ejosR27ub
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A note to my fellow Starfleet captain @SirPatStew on this most auspicious day:— Kate Mulgrew (@TheKateMulgrew) July 13, 2020
Congratulations on your 80th birthday, a milestone in a life composed of milestones. 🍾🥂🍀 pic.twitter.com/uSenmxQFHl
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