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26 Reasons To Love Patrick Stewart

As if you didn't already.

1. Even at a young age, he knew his angles.

2. He's not afraid to be goofy.

3. He's an accomplished hype man.

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4. And cat lover.

5. He'll try anything once. Yes, even... pizza.

My first ever pizza "slice". Please note: the authentic NY fold.

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My first ever pizza "slice". Please note: the authentic NY fold.

6. He's a dork.

7. He's realistic about how non-Trekkies perceive him.

8. And wonderfully modest.

9. He takes his Star Fleet duties seriously.

10. And participates in fan chat.

11. But he knows where to draw the line.

12. Just leaving this GIF here.

13. He's an internet superstar, having inspired this meme...

14. As well as the world's most popular facepalm photo.

15. There's that whole Shakespearean actor thing.

16. He keeps his old friends close.

17. While making new ones.

18. He's experienced.

19. He's a skilled photobomber.

20. He doesn't take himself too seriously.

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21. And when a guest is on set, he always mingles with cast members.

22. He does Dickensian pomp like nobody else.

23. But also looks good on a horse.

24. He's compassionate, kind, and outspoken.

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Read more about his incredibly touching response to a fan's question.

25. A man for all seasons.

26. And is quite clearly the greatest actor of his generation.