Mar. 22nd, 1931
Montreal, Quebec, Canada
Guest TV Roles[none found]
William Shatner OC is a Canadian actor, author, producer, and director. In his seven decades of television, Shatner became a cultural icon for his portrayal of James T. Kirk, captain of the USS Enterprise, in the Star Trek franchise
- Bill was born to Ann and Joseph Shatner on March 22, 1931 in Montreal, Canada.
- According to 'Debra Hill (I)' (qv), a Halloween mask in Shatner's likeness was painted white and used as the mask of Michael Myers in the original _Halloween (1978)_ (qv).
- Has appeared in episodes of six different series with 'Leonard Nimoy' (qv): _"The Man from U.N.C.L.E." (1964)_ (qv); _"Mission: Impossible" (1966)_ (qv); _"Star Trek" (1966)_ (qv); _"Star Trek" (1973)_ (qv); _"T.J. Hooker" (1982)_ (qv) and _"Futurama" (1999)_ (qv).
- His old house on Bag Ave., in Laval, Quebec was bought by a millionaire.
- Children with Gloria Rand: Leslie Carol (born August 31, 1958, married to Gordon Walker, two children: Grant and Eric); Lisabeth Mary (born June 12, 1960, married to 'Andy Clement' (qv)); Melanie Ann (born August 1, 1964, married to actor 'Joel Gretsch' (qv)).
- His face appears on the cover of the official First Aid handbook issued by the National Safety Council, from his time hosting _"Rescue 911" (1989)_ (qv).
- His daughter 'Melanie Shatner' (qv) had a small role in _Star Trek V: The Final Frontier (1989)_ (qv) that was directed by her father.
- Money from his dad's Laval, Quebec hardware and furniture business supported him during the actor's job hunt in the U.S.