Sir Patrick Stewart, the regal genius behind Star Trek: The Next Generation's Captain Jean Luc Picard, celebrates his 73rd birthday today.

At this ripe young age, Stewart is trying out some new firsts... .and some seconds, and maybe a third. He recently enjoyed his very first slice of pizza.

Something not new to Stewart, and we mean no disrespect, is the blessed union of holy matrimony. Stewart is looking to walk down the isle for the third time.

Happy birthday to the man who brought tremendous class and dignity to the Star Trek universe. Live long and prosper Sir Patrick.

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