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William Shatner

Actor, Producer
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Net worth 2018: $110 Million
Residence: Notre-Dame-de-Grâce, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
Country: Canadian
BirthDay: 22 March 1931
Sigh: Aries
Height: 1.77 m
Education: Westhill High School, McGill University

William Shatner was bornon 22 March 1931 in Notre-Dame-de-Grâce, Montreal, Quebec, Canada, Canadian, is Actor, Producer. William Shatner is a Canadian actor, singer, comedian. Shatner initially started off as a stage actor before graduating into television and only got roles in some little known films for some time. However, his career changed completely when he got the role of the iconic Captain James T. Kirk in the cult television series ‘Star Trek’ and Shatner went on to portray the character in the films that followed over the years to become one of the most loved films stars of his generation. Shatner worked in television throughout his life and also wrote some episodes of the TV series titled ‘T. J. Hooker’ that started in 1982. As a television star, Shatner’s most famous role was that of the character Denny Crane in the series ‘The Practice’ and later on in the series ‘Boston Legal’. His performance was widely appreciated and also brought plenty of accolades. He has also appeared in a number of plays at Broadway at different points in his career and his training as a Shakespearean actor has been evident in all those performances.


$110 Million


He appeared in the show ‘The Practice’ in the role of the lawyer Denny Crane and the character became so popular that in 2004 he was cast as the same character in the show ‘Boston Legal’


Shatner got married for the fourth time to Elizabeth Anderson Martin in 2001


In 1997, he got married to actress Nerine Kidd but two years after their marriage, Kidd died as a result of drowning in a swimming pool due to the effects of alcohol and Valium


Hooker’ in the year 1982 and he also directed some episodes of the series


In 1979, his career took a positive turn with the release of the film ‘Star Trek: The Motion Picture’ where Shatner played the iconic role of Capt


In 1973, he got married to Marcy Lafferty but this marriage too ended 23 years later in 1996


After ‘Star Trek’ was discontinued in 1969, William Shatner’s career went through a bit of a lull as he could not get the sort of roles that he was looking for having become too identifiable with his ‘Star Trek’ character


In 1968, Shatner began his career in music with the album ‘The Transformed Man’ and went on to produce three more albums in his career


In 1966, Gene Roddenberry decided to cast William Shatner in the role of Capt


Throughout the 1960s William Shatner worked in movies and television simultaneously, along with a bit of theatre


Shatner acted in plays as well as television programmes for some years before he got his first break in films in the year 1958 when he was cast in the film ‘The Brothers Karamazov’ produced by MGM


He got married to actress Gloria on 12 August, 1956


In 1954 William Shatner started off as a performer at the Stratford Shakespeare Festival after having trained in the nuances of Shakespearean acting at the Canadian National Repertory Theatre


Shatner was awarded his bachelors’ degree in 1952


William Shatner was born in Notre-Dame-De-Grace, Montreal, Quebec, Canada on 22 March, 1931 in a Jewish family to Joseph Shatner and Anne Shatner

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