Actor Sir Patrick Stewart is knighted by Britain’s Queen Elizabeth II during an investiture at Buckingham Palace in London, Wednesday June 2, 2010. The Queen is reported to be a fan of the star, who has enjoyed a 50-year career in movies, TV and the theatre including 16 years with the Royal Shakespeare Company. Sir Patrick Stewart is well know as Captain Jean-Luc Picard on Star Trek TNG and as Professor Charles Xavier in the X-Men movies