Stewart is best known for playing Captain Jean Luc Picard in Star Trek: The Next Generation and Charles Xavier the X-Men films. After receiving the award he said:
“”To find myself, to my astonishment, in that company is the grandest thing that has professionally happened to me.”
For those of you who would like to hear more from Sir Patrick, you can hear him speak at the Edinburgh Festival which takes place later this month.
For more info on his award and the man himself, head over to the BBC who have the full story here.