Patrick Stewart and sound mixer Alan Bernard on set 1994. Reasoning that every knight required a sword, he set about acquiring one. In addition to accepting the title and accompanying medal from the Queen, Pratchett went one step further. (Photo by Dominic Lipinski - WPA Pool/Getty Images) Here's a look at few notable celebrities who have received the honor. Patrick Stewart Actor Sir Patrick Stewart poses with his award after he was Knighted by Britain's Queen Elizabeth II at Buckingham Palace, June 2, 2010 in London, England. Patrick Stewart's Shakespearean origins. Perhaps this is how it should have been done but unfortunately it was photoshopped . Paul Hewson—a.k.a. Many British actors, performers and other entertainers have been knighted through the years. Sir Patrick Stewart He Was Knighted With a Regular Sword: There are photos floating around the web of the Queen of England knighting Patrick Stewart with a Bat’leth. Stewart originated the role of Captain Picard in the pilot episode for Star Trek: The Next Generation, entitled "Encounter at Farpoint".In the early pre-production stage of the series, TNG producer Robert H. Justman wanted Stewart for the role of Data. In 2009, best-selling British author Terry Pratchett was knighted by Queen Elizabeth in recognition of his services to literature. The 5ft Klingon “bat’leth” has four blades, two spikes and … Patrick Stewart Actor Sir Patrick Stewart poses with his award after he was Knighted by Britain's Queen Elizabeth II at Buckingham Palace, … Stewart began acting at the age of 12. Patrick Stewart and Jeri Ryan in “Star Trek: Picard.” ... where a group of what appears to be sword-wielding Romulan nuns called the Qowat Milat reside. He dropped out of school at age 16, studied acting in Bristol on a scholarship and had a job as a reporter. Patrick Stewart Actor Sir Patrick Stewart poses with his award after he was Knighted by Britain's Queen Elizabeth II at Buckingham Palace, … A DEADLY war sword from Star Trek is among weapons handed to police in a weapons amnesty. Patrick Stewart Actor Sir Patrick Stewart poses with his award after he was Knighted by Britain's Queen Elizabeth II at Buckingham Palace, June 2, 2010 in London, England. U2 lead singer Bono—falls into the category of honorary knights because he is an Irish citizen (like fellow honorary knight, Irishman Pierce Brosnan).Though Ireland is …