Patrick Stewart Eats First-Ever Slice of Pizza

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He's saved the world from mutants and from many an attempted war in outer space.

But Patrick Stewart had never once eaten a slice of pizza... until today!

Yes, it took over 72 years for the man behind Professor Charles Xavier and Captain Jean-Luc Picard to give this Italian delicacy a try, but once he did so, he did so properly!

"My first ever pizza 'slice'. Please note: the authentic NY fold," Stewart Tweeted this afternoon along with the following photo:

Patrick Stewart Pizza Eating

Well done, good Sir!

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