The actor – famous for playing Capt. Jean-Luc Picard on "Star Trek: The Next Generation" – officially became Sir Patrick Stewart when he was knighted by Queen Elizabeth II at Buckingham Palace. June The Queen used a Klingon sword.
Star Trek premiered in 1966 and turned Nimoy into a legitimate star. Nimoy always stayed active as an actor, but his role as Spock on the television show and the Star Trek movies over the years dominated his reputation.