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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
BIOGRAPHY

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.

NET WORTH STATISTIC
2018

$110 Million

TIMELINE
2004

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’

2001

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

1997

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

1982

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

1979

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

1973

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

1969

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

1968

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

1966

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

1960

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

1958

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

1956

He got married to actress Gloria on 12 August, 1956

1954

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

1952

Shatner was awarded his bachelors’ degree in 1952

1931

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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