Sad news of Sir Patrick Stewart, the brilliant actor

Sir Patrick Stewart, an award-winning actor, has succeeded on both the stage and the big screen. He is most recognized for his roles in Star Trek as Captain Jean-Luc Picard and the X-Men.

Off-screen, the 81-year-old celebrity has spoken out about the likelihood of dying and his desire to be granted permission for an assisted death if the time comes.

After being diagnosed with a heart condition, the actor, who has been nominated for practically every major award for his work, including an Emmy, Tony, and Golden Globe, became preoccupied with mortality.