William Shatner

William Shatner

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Age
89
Birthday
Mar. 22nd, 1931
Born in
Montreal, Quebec, Canada
Height
5' 9½

William Shatner's Main TV Roles

Show Character(s)
Boston Legal TV Show
Boston Legal
Star Trek: The Original Series TV Show
Star Trek: The Original Series
Star Trek: The Animated Series TV Show
Star Trek: The Animated Series
Ironside TV Show
Ironside
$#*! My Dad Says TV Show
$#*! My Dad Says
T.J. Hooker TV Show
T.J. Hooker
Rescue 911 TV Show
Rescue 911
World Poker Tour TV Show
World Poker Tour
Police Squad! TV Show
Police Squad!
Tek War TV Show
Tek War
How the West Was Won TV Show
How the West Was Won
Better Late Than Never TV Show
Better Late Than Never
The MATCH GamE (1962-69) TV Show
The MATCH GamE (1962-69)
Weird or What? TV Show
Weird or What?
The UnXplained TV Show
The UnXplained
Fridays TV Show
Fridays
The Real History of Science Fiction (UK) TV Show
The Real History of Science Fiction (UK)
The Indian Detective TV Show
The Indian Detective
Celebrity Bowling TV Show
Celebrity Bowling
200 Greatest Pop Culture Icons TV Show
200 Greatest Pop Culture Icons
Studio One TV Show
Studio One
Shatner's Raw Nerve TV Show
Shatner's Raw Nerve
The Bold Ones: The New Doctors TV Show
The Bold Ones: The New Doctors
Barbary Coast TV Show
Barbary Coast
So Graham Norton (UK) TV Show
So Graham Norton (UK)
Aftermath with William Shatner TV Show
Aftermath with William Shatner
Invasion Iowa TV Show
Invasion Iowa
How William Shatner Changed the World TV Show
How William Shatner Changed the World
Insight TV Show
Insight
Outlaws (1960) TV Show
Outlaws (1960)
Tattletales TV Show
Tattletales
V Graham Norton (UK) TV Show
V Graham Norton (UK)
Amy Prentiss TV Show
Amy Prentiss
A Twist in the Tale TV Show
A Twist in the Tale
Channing TV Show
Channing
Dateline: Hollywood TV Show
Dateline: Hollywood
Fast Cars & Superstars -- The Gillette Young Guns Celebrity Race TV Show
Fast Cars & Superstars -- The Gillette Young Guns Celebrity Race
For the People (1965) TV Show
For the People (1965)
Life and Times (CA) TV Show
Life and Times (CA)
Mars Rising TV Show
Mars Rising
Omnibus TV Show
Omnibus
Perversions of Science TV Show
Perversions of Science
Space Cadets (UK) (1997) TV Show
Space Cadets (UK) (1997)
Testimony of Two Men TV Show
Testimony of Two Men
The Reporter TV Show
The Reporter
CBS Playhouse TV Show
CBS Playhouse
Saturday Night Clive (UK) TV Show
Saturday Night Clive (UK)
Showbiz Today TV Show
Showbiz Today
Show Me the Money TV Show
Show Me the Money
Tinseltown TV (UK) TV Show
Tinseltown TV (UK)
 

Main Movie Roles

Guest TV Roles

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BIOGRAPHY:

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


TRIVIA:
  • He joins 'Sylvester Stallone' (qv), 'Prince (I)' (qv), 'Kevin Costner' (qv), 'Roberto Benigni' (qv) and 'Tom Green (III)' (qv) as being the only actors to direct themselves in performances that would "win" them a Razzie Award for Worst Actor.
  • Suffers from tinnitus (ringing in the ears), along with _"Star Trek" (1966)_ (qv) co- star 'Leonard Nimoy' (qv). Nimoy's right ear and Shatner's left ear are affected. Their hearing was apparently damaged during the filming of the episode "Arena" when they were both too close to a special effects explosion.
  • Both his daughters 'Melanie Shatner' (qv) and 'Lisabeth Shatner' (qv) appeared in the _"Star Trek" (1966)_ (qv) episode "Miri".
  • Did a concert with crooner 'Brian Evans (I)' (qv) in Key West, joining the singer for his own style and rendition of the songs "Lady Is A Tramp" and "What Kind of Fool Am I".
  • At first, Shatner believed that as the star of _"Star Trek" (1966)_ (qv), he was supposed to "outshine" the rest of the actors. He said later he came to appreciate the merits of an ensemble cast, and each member's contribution, working on the show.
  • In the June 17, 2009 episode of _"The Tonight Show with Conan O'Brien" (2009)_ (qv) it was revealed he cannot perform the Vulcan salute ('live long and prosper') hand gesture.
  • Mr. Lemli, a character from the original _"Star Trek" (1966)_ (qv) series played by 'Roger Holloway' (qv), was named after his three daughters Elizabeth, Leslie and Melanie.
  • Auctioned a kidney stone to GoldenPalace.com for $75,000. The money went to Habitat for Humanity, a charity that builds houses for the needy.


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