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William Shatner

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Biography

Shatner in Sydney, Australia in September 2014

Source: Wikipedia

William "Bill" Shatner (born March 22, 1931) is a Canadian actor, singer, author, producer, director, spokesman, and comedian. He gained worldwide fame and became a cultural icon for his portrayal of James T. Kirk, Captain of the USS Enterprise, in the Star Trek franchise. He has written a series of books chronicling his experiences playing Captain Kirk and being a part of Star Trek, and has co-written several novels set in the Star Trek universe. He has also written a series of science fiction novels called TekWar which was adapted for television.

Fact file

  • Born: March 22, 1931 (age 84) Notre-Dame-de-Grâce, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
  • Residence: Los Angeles, California, United States Versailles, Kentucky, U.S.
  • Other names: Bill Shatner
  • Education: Westhill High School
  • Alma mater: McGill University
  • Occupation: Actor, spokesman, singer, author, producer, director, comedian
  • Years active: 1950–present
  • Home town: Notre-Dame-de-Grâce, Quebec, Canada
  • Television: Star Trek T. J. Hooker Boston Legal "Priceline negotiator"
  • Spouse(s): Gloria Rand (1956–69) Marcy Lafferty Shatner (1973–96) Nerine Kidd-Shatner (1997–99; her death) Elizabeth Martin (2001–present)
  • Children: Leslie, Lisabeth, and Melanie
  • Awards: People's Choice Award Emmy Award Golden Globe Award
  • Website: williamshatner.com

Read more about William Shatner at Wikipedia or at the Internet Movie Database

In the news

William Shatner Plays Santa For LAPD With Surprise Christmas Feast
TMZ, 2020-01-04 08:35:09
William Shatner pulled a Christmas surprise out of his stocking for some hungry cops stuck working on Xmas ... filling their bellies with a tasty holiday spread. Law enforcement sources tell TMZ ... the 'Star Trek' legend paid a visit to his local…

William Shatner Files for Divorce From Wife of 18 Years
TMZ, 2019-12-10 18:11:26
William Shatner wants Scotty the judge to beam him up and out of his marriage, 'cause he's calling it quits after 18 years ... TMZ has learned. The 'Star Trek' actor just filed for divorce against his wife, Elizabeth, whom he got hitched with back…

William Shatner Files for Divorce From Wife Elizabeth After 18 Years of Marriage
Entertainment Tonigh, 2019-12-10 13:11:19
The actor reportedly filed for divorce on Tuesday.

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