WASHINGTON, Dec. 11 (UPI) -- Patrick Stewart expressed his excitement over his latest Golden Globe nomination by posting a beachside photo of himself on Twitter.
Wearing coral-colored swimming trunks and matching "aquasocks," the Blunt Talk actor typed a simple note to the Hollywood Foreign Press Association alongside the pic.
"Dear #HFPA I am so overjoyed by my @goldenglobes nomination I decided to coordinate my look today. #aquasocks," he tweeted.
The 75-year-old actor, who has starred in such films as Star Trek: The Next Generation, X-Men and Match, is nominated for Best Performance by an Actor in A Television Series - Comedy or Musical. Fellow nominees in the category are Aziz Ansari (Master of None), Gael Garcia Bernal (Mozart in the Jungle), Rob Lowe (The Grinder) and Jeffrey Tambor (Transparent).