Stewart has fantasized about becoming a concert pianist and has worked closely with the American classical pianist Emanuel Ax. The actor has even told the pianist that if he could trade places with anyone, it would be Ax.
Stewart was made a Knight Bachelor in 2010 for his service to drama.
His best friend and fellow actor, Ian McKellen, performed the wedding ceremony.
In 2013, the 73-year-old Stewart married Sunny Ozell, a 35-year-old musician.
In 2000, Stewart wed Wendy Neuss, but the marriage was short-lived and the couple called it quits after three years.
Stewart has been married three times, beginning with his marriage to Sheila Falconer. Stewart and Falconer were married for 24 years and have two children together, Daniel and Sophia, before divorcing in 1990.
Stewart lost his hair when he was only 19. He said, "I believed that no woman would ever be interested in me again."
Stewart made his TV debut as a fire officer in a 1967 episode of 'Coronation Street.' Now, actor is best known for playing Captain Jean-Luc Picard on the TV series 'Star Trek: The Next Generatio' and Professor Charles Xavier in the 'X-Men' franchise.
Stewart made his Broadway debut in a production of 'A Midsummer Night's Dream' as Snout. Directed by the legendary Peter Brook, the production later moved to the Royal National Theatre in the early 1980s.
According to his brother, Stewart would audition and rehearse during his work hours. So, in order to disguise where he had truly been, the actor would invent the stories he reported.
When he was 15, Stewart left school and, subsequently, became more involved in local theater. During this time, he also took a job as a newspaper reporter and obituary writer for the Mirfield & District Reporter.
Still in grade school, he got the acting bug when a teacher put a copy of Shakespeare in his hand and told him to perform.
Stewart has acknowledged that his father's strong presence during his adolescence undoubtedly inserted itself into his performances throughout his prestigious career.
His father was present during the Dunkirk evacuation in World War II, and suffered shell shock or post-traumatic stress disorder as a result.
Stewart was born in Yorkshire, England to Gladys Barrowclough, a weaver and textile worker, and Alfred Stewart, a Regimental Sergeant Major in the British Army.
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