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The man famous for playing both a starship captain and a mutant professor is being applauded for taking a stance this past weekend on violence against women.
Asked a question about a speech he delivered years ago for Amnesty International, actor Sir Patrick Stewart gave an impassioned response that has since gone viral on Youtube.
The 72-year-old star of Star Trek: The Next Generation and the X-Men film series was in Texas on the weekend for Comicpalooza 2013, the annual comics convention in Houston.
It started when a young woman named Heather asked Stewart what he was most proud of outside of his accomplishments as an actor.
In the YouTube description of the video, the young woman describes the moment: “I wanted to thank Patrick Stewart for his speech at Amnesty International – it personally help me…
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