William Shatner & Sir Patrick Stewart – Montreal ComicCon – Full Panel


Complete full panel recording of William Shatner and Sir Patrick Stewart “Reunion Of The Generations” at the Montreal 2012 ComicCon by attendees. Featuring a surprise visit by Malcolm McDowell.

William Shatner (born March 22, 1931) is a Canadian actor, author, producer, and director. In his seven decades of television, Shatner became a cultural icon for his portrayal of James T. Kirk, Captain of the USS Enterprise, in the Star Trek franchise. He has written a series of books chronicling his experiences playing Captain Kirk and being a part of Star Trek, and has co-written several novels set in the Star Trek universe. He has written a series of science fiction novels called TekWar, which were adapted for television.

Shatner also played the eponymous veteran police sergeant in T. J. Hooker (1982–86) and hosted the reality-based television series, Rescue 911 (1989–96), which won a People’s Choice Award for the Favorite New TV Dramatic Series. Shatner also appeared in the NBC series, 3rd Rock from the Sun in seasons 4 and 5 as the role of the “Big Giant Head” whom the alien characters of the Series reported to. From 2004 until 2008, he starred as attorney Denny Crane in the final season of the legal drama The Practice and its spinoff series Boston Legal, a role that earned him two Emmy Awards.

Shatner has also worked as a musician, an author, a director, and a celebrity pitchman.

Sir Patrick Stewart OBE (born 13 July 1940) is an English actor whose career has included roles on stage, television, and film in a career spanning almost six decades. He is a multiple time Olivier, Golden Globe, Emmy, Screen Actors Guild and Saturn Award nominee.

Beginning his career with a long run with the Royal Shakespeare Company, Stewart received the 1979 Laurence Olivier Award for Best Actor in a Supporting Role for his performance in Antony and Cleopatra on the West End. Stewart’s first major screen roles were in BBC-broadcast television and film during the mid-late 1970s, including Hedda, and the I, Claudius miniseries.

In the 1980s, Stewart began working in American television and film, with roles such as Captain Jean-Luc Picard in Star Trek: The Next Generation and its successor films, as Professor Charles Xavier in the X-Men series of superhero movies, the lead of the Starz TV series Blunt Talk, and voice roles such as CIA Deputy Director Avery Bullock in American Dad!. Having remained with the Royal Shakespeare Company, in 2008 Stewart played King Claudius in Hamlet on the West End and won a second Olivier Award.

Malcolm McDowell (born Malcolm John Taylor; 13 June 1943) is an English actor, known for his boisterous and sometimes villainous roles. He trained as an actor at the London Academy of Music and Dramatic Art.

Throughout a career spanning over fifty years, McDowell has played varied film roles across different genres as a character actor. He is perhaps best known for the controversial roles of Alex DeLarge in Stanley Kubrick’s A Clockwork Orange (1971), the title character in Tinto Brass’s Caligula (1979), and Mick Travis in Lindsay Anderson’s trilogy of if…., O Lucky Man! and Britannia Hospital (1968–82). He is also known for his work in Cat People (1982), Star Trek Generations (1994), Tank Girl (1995), the 2007 remake of Halloween and its 2009 sequel, Halloween II, Easy A (2010) and The Artist (2011).

McDowell has had recurring roles on numerous television series such as Entourage, Heroes and The Mentalist. He narrated the documentary The Compleat Beatles (1982), and in recent years, has become a prolific voice actor in films, television series and video games such as Call of Duty: Black Ops III. He received a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame in 2012.