The hoax below, which claims that Patrick Stewart, an English film, television and stage actor, has passed away, is another reason why you should always use popular and reputable news websites as your source of information. Patrick Stewart, best known for portraying Captain Picard and Professor Charles Xavier in 'Star Trek' and X-Men respectively, is NOT DEAD. Whenever something dramatic or depressing like the death of someone is posted on social networking or satire news websites please verify it with a reputable news website before posting, sharing, commenting or liking.
R.I.P. Patrick Stewart Dead 2014 - Celebrity Death Hoax
At about 11 a.m. ET on Saturday (May 31, 2014), our beloved actor Patrick Stewart passed away. Patrick Stewart was born on July 13, 1940 in Mirfield. He will be missed but not forgotten.
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