William Shatner OC (born March 22, 1931) is a Canadian actor, author, producer, director, screenwriter, and singer. In his seven decades of television, Shatner became a cultural icon for his portrayal of Captain James T. Kirk 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 that were adapted for television.
|Full name at birth||
William Alan Shatner
|Claim to fame||
Captain Kirk on original Star Trek, T.J. Hooker, Boston Legal
|Date of birth||
22 March 1931
|Place of birth||
Notre-Dame-de-Grace, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
Actor, Musician, Director, Producer and Author
5' 10" (178 cm)
Los Angeles, California, U.S.
McGill University (Bachelor of Commerce degree)
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