Sir Patrick Stewart marries girlfriend Sunny Ozell and posts bizarre wedding photo

73 year-old actor Sir Patrick Stewart has tied the knot with his girlfriend Sunny Ozell.


by Abi Hooper |
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Yes, married

The 73-year-old revealed the news on Twitter, posting a photo of him and 35 year-old jazz singer Sunny in a playground ball pit with the caption: ‘Yes, married.’

bizarre wedding photo: Sir Patrick tweeted a snap of him with his new wife in a colourful ball pit
bizarre wedding photo: Sir Patrick tweeted a snap of him with his new wife in a colourful ball pit

And it is believed that his long-time friend and X-Men co-star Sir Ian McKellen conducted the ceremony.

Sir Ian, who played Gandalf in the Lord Of The Rings, posted a photo on his official Facebook page showing him holding up a black T-shirt with ‘Minister’ written on it.

The actor revealed he would officiate his friend Patrick’s wedding in an interview with Jonathan Ross earlier this year.

Sir Ian McKellen posted this photo along with the caption 'I did my part'

He told the TV host: ‘I am going to marry Patrick. Well, no, how else do you put that?I am going to officiate at his wedding.’

Asked if he was legally qualified to preside over the couple's nuptials, he said: ‘I don't know. But in Massachusetts, or in the middle of

America somewhere, you get a friend along, and I read out the words, and Sunny and Patrick will then be married.'’

The three friends at a New York play in March

The couple met when Sir Patrick was performing Macbeth in New York and they have been together for five years.

It is the actor’s third marriage and he has two children.

He married his first wife, Sheila Falconer, in 1966 and they had two children together before separating in 1990.

He married his second wife, Wendy Neuss, in 2000 and the union lasted until 2003.

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