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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

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Turns Out, William Shatner Is a BTS Fan
Billboard, 2020-02-20 20:22:36
BTS has millions and millions of fans, but their latest unlikely ARMY member came in the form of actor William Shatner, who had a hilarious...

'Kirk Douglas will always be an icon.' Hollywood remembers one of its giants
LA Times Entertainme, 2020-02-06 00:36:47
Kirk Douglas has died at age 103. His son Michael, Steven Spielberg, Rob Reiner and William Shatner are among Hollywood royalty sharing their tributes.

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…

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