12/03/2013 AT 7:30 AM ET
More crucially, however, they are the best of friends, and have been gallivanting around New York, taking wonderful pictures, which we’re rounding up for you to adore alongside us. (The pair are wearing bowler hats as a nod to their Godot characters.)
Fun fact: If you Google “Patrick Stewart Ian McKellen,” the third auto-complete result is “-friends.” The fourth is “-best friends.”
Our hearts grew three sizes this day.