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William Shatner

William Alan Shatner (born March 22, 1931) is a Canadian actor, musician, recording artist, author and film director. He gained worldwide fame and became a cultural icon for his portrayal of James T. Kirk, captain of the USS Enterprise, in the science fiction television series Star Trek from 1966 to 1969, Star Trek: The Animated Series from 1973 to 1974, and in seven of the subsequent Star Trek feature films from 1979 to 1994. 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 authored a series of science fiction novels called TekWar that were adapted for television.

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William Shatner Don't Like the Cling-Ons

William Shatner Don't Like the Cling-Ons

William Shatner couldn't get outta Regis & Kelly fast enough yesterday -- and the Shat hit the fan when he blew off the loudmouth autograph hounds waiting outside who started calling the "Star… READ MORE >

Shatner's Common Sense Beamed to Oblivion

Shatner's Common Sense Beamed to Oblivion

He started the conversation yammering nonsense -- then he made it clear he wasn't Jessica Alba.insertBCSinglePlayer(1493173557);And thank goodness ... he wouldn't look quite as good in those "Sin… READ MORE >

- 2334 days ago
Captain Kirk -- Larger in Real Life

Captain Kirk -- Larger in Real Life

William Shatner beamed into Long Beach, Calif. for the opening of "Star Trek -- The Tour" last week -- and posed with one of the suits he wore in the series nearly 40 years ago ... while wearing a… READ MORE >

- 2409 days ago
Spock and Kirk: Star Date

Spock and Kirk: Star Date

Christmas came early for Trekkies when Mr. Spock and Captain Kirk were snapped together at the Spike TV Scream Awards in L.A. on Friday. Beam us up, Scotty!Both are 76-years-old, but Leonard Nimoy… READ MORE >

- 2502 days ago
Friends (and Strangers) Roast William Shatner

Friends (and Strangers) Roast William Shatner

The celebrity roast is an odd event: a performer reaches such a high level of success that his friends -- and a few total strangers that are only famous for insulting people -- take turns making… READ MORE >

- 2936 days ago
Shatner To Be Roasted

Shatner To Be Roasted

William Shatner, best known for his portrayal of the legendary Captain Kirk on "Star Trek," will face the firing squad when Comedy Central airs "The COMEDY CENTRAL Roast of William Shatner" on… READ MORE >

- 2942 days ago

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