make now always the most precious time.
Now will never come again.”
~ Jean-Luc Picard
Jean-Luc Picard is a fictional Starfleet officer in the Star Trek franchise, most often seen as the Captain of the starship USS Enterprise-D. He appears in the television series Star Trek: The Next Generation (TNG), the feature films Star Trek Generations (1994), Star Trek: First Contact (1996), Star Trek: Insurrection (1998), and Star Trek: Nemesis (2002), and numerous associated media. He is portrayed by actor Patrick Stewart.