William Shatner

Biography

The Canadian-born actor graduated in 1952 with a B.A from McGill University Montreal, Quebec, Canada. He started his career on the stage in New York City and also in the Edinburgh Festival production of "Henry V."

Shatner went on to land the starring role in the two-year Broadway run of "The Secret Life of Suzie Wong." This was followed by "A Shot in the Dark" with Julie Harris and then "L'Idiote," all on Broadway.

Without doubt William Shatner is best known for his TV/Cinema role; Captain James T. Kirk on Star Trek. After the original series ended in 1969, Shatner went on to star in the first seven Star Trek feature films.

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The House Of Magic

22nd July 2014 -

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When Thunder is abandoned into the street by his owner as a kitten during a house move, he finds himself in the home of an eccentric aged magician named Lawrence and his family of friendly...

Miley Cyrus, Britney Spears...William Shatner? The Worst Cover Songs Of All Time

18th March 2014 -

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News that Miley Cyrus is set to team up with The Flaming Lips and Andrew from MGMT to record a cover of The Beatles “Lucy in the Sky with Diamonds” wasn’t exactly received with a...

Amazon Thinks Profits And Sanctions Fan Fiction Marketplace

23rd May 2013 -

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What’s that? A giant global corporation has ignored the creative integrity of the people it profits from in order to maximize gross income, potentially alienating future authors and jeopardizing their commerce? That’s right, Amazon is...

Star Trek 'Phaser' Stuns With $231,000 Auction Sale

8th April 2013 -

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A prop gun, made for Star Trek's Captain Kirk to use during a pilot episode of Star Trek has sold at auction for $231,000 (£151,000). It was estimated to sell for about $50,000, but achieved...

Tina Fey Confirms She Is Not Hosting The Oscars Next Year

28th February 2013 -

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Tina Fey has reaffirmed that she is not up for hosting the 2014 Oscars ceremony on 'The Late Show with David Letterman' after William Shatner made the suggestion on the televised awards show.The comedienne told...

Oscars 2013: Seth MacFarlane's 'Boob Song' Kicks Off Academy Awards

25th February 2013 -

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Seth Macfarlane opened this year's Academy Awards with a pretty bizarre skit that featured James T. Kirk himself William Shatner telling the Family Guy man that he was the worst host in Oscars history (He'd...

Escape From Planet Earth

4th February 2013 -

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Scorch Supernova is a highly respected astronaut who also happens to be a brawny blue alien from the planet Baab. While spending his working hours rescuing distressed civilians from various planets, Scorch's intelligent but significantly...

Christopher Reeves' Superman Is The Greatest Sci-Fi Star

9th November 2012 -

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A recent poll put together to celebrate the release of the board game Stratego Sci-Fi has found that the late Christopher Reeves as the Man of Steel is the public's favourite sci-fi star to grace...

William Shatner voice app becomes No.1 on App store chart

7th November 2012 -

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William Shatner's new iPhone app Shatoetry, by Blindlight, was catapulted to the top of the entertainment app list on Apple's App Store after just one day of release. It allows users to choose from hundreds...

No Trick, Just Treats: Your Top 5 Horror Films For Halloween 2012

31st October 2012 -

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Is the thought of sharpening your elbows to grab the last palette of over-priced face paint at the local supermarket is simply too much to handle? Do you need a DVD to put on REALLY...

Wizard of Oz's Iconic Judy Garland Dress Up For Sale

8th October 2012 -

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63 years after the Technicolour family favourite "The Wizard of Oz" was released in cinemas, Judy Garland's iconic blue gingham Dorothy dress is going to be up for sale in an auction, to be...

William Shatner sets Juno Awards rolling

3rd April 2012 -

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William Shatner took to the red carpet during a promotional photo shoot for this year's Juno Awards in Ottawa. The 81-year old took the helm at the year's Canadian awards ceremony, the country's equivalent of...

Corman's World

2nd December 2011 -

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American director Roger Corman is one of the film industry's most influential directors. Born in 1926, he is best known for the numerous low budget B movies which he has directed. Not only is he...

William Shatner Signing Copies Of His New Book

7th October 2011 -

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Veteran actor William Shatner (Star Trek; The Practice; Boston Legal) signs copies of his new book 'Shatner Rules' at Barnes & Noble in New York. He stands and poses for photos with a copy of...

New Captain Kirk Talks

23rd January 2008 -

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Chris Pine, the actor set to play Captain Kirk in the upcoming Star Trek film, has talked of the pressures of taking on the iconic role.Smokin' Aces star Pine is to step into the shoes...

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