Thankfully, Stewart accepted the role, and did an outstanding job as Professor X through 2017’s Logan, which gave the character a moving sendoff.
Patrick Stewart is 81 years old, so he may not be up for another long tenure as the head of the X-Men.
When a live-action X-Men movie was first pitched in the 1990s, there was just one guy that everyone agreed should play Charles Xavier: Patrick Stewart then the star of Star Trek: The Next Generation.
And, yes, Doctor Strange in the Multiverse of Madness brings back Stewart as Xavier for a fun appearance.
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