Looking back at the wisdom of Jean-Luc Picard on Sir Patrick Stewart's birthday
Captain Jean-Luc Picard is a ficitonal character in Star Trek: The Next Generation, portrayed by Sir Patrick Stewart, born on 13 July. Did you know that Stewart was initially uncertain about his casting as Captain Picard as he mentioned in an interview,
" When (Star Trek: The Next Generation) first started, I didn't think that I would survive beyond the pilot. I did not unpack; I didn't see the point. I thought the producers would come to their senses and realize they'd made a grave error in casting me. I was certain that I'd be on my way back to London... Eventually, it became clear to me that not only wasn't I going to go away, the series wasn`t going to go away. I stayed, and have relished every moment."
We are glad that the character received universal acclaim among trekkies and Captain Picard went on to become one of the top two captains in the entire Star Trek franchise. Here's 11 pieces of wisdom from Captain Picard: