The Star Trek actor remembered his one-time co-star as an "odd, solitary young man" in his new book.
At least two more beloved members of the Star Trek universe will go boldly into the new series.
Another busy day in politics.
Patrick Stewart was among the first to pay tribute.
It's a great day to be from Yorkshire.
Now this would have been good.
He is backing a UK initiative to explore cannabis-based medicines.
We're never going to look at Patrick Stewart in the same way again.
Remind you of a rather famous comedy sketch?