William Shatner

William Shatner

Canadian actor, musician, recording artist, author and film director
A cultural icon known for his campy spoken-word songs and portrayal of Captain James T. Kirk in the Star Trek franchise.
BornMarch 22, 1931
HometownNotre-Dame-de-Grâce, Canada
Net worth$100 million
Height5'9" (1.75m)
SpouseElizabeth Martin (m 2001 - 2020) , Nerine Kidd (m 1997 - 1999) , Marcy Lafferty (m 1973 - 1996) , Gloria Rand (m 1956 - 1969)
ChildrenMelanie Shatner
ParentsAnne Garmaise , Joseph Shatner
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Top Stories

William Shatner: My Trip to Space Filled Me With ‘Overwhelming Sadness’ (EXCLUSIVE)

  • In this exclusive excerpt from William Shatner’s new book, “Boldly Go: Reflections on a Life of Awe and Wonder,” the “Star Trek” actor reflects on his voyage into space on Jeff Bezos’ Blue Origin space shuttle on Oct. 13, 2021. Then 90 years old, Shatner became the oldest living person to travel into space, but […]

Videos

IN CASE YOU MISSED IT: Tom Hanks declined Jeff Bezos' offer to go to space

During an appearance on Jimmy Kimmel Live!, the 65-year-old Oscar winner addressed rumours that the Amazon founder had offered him a seat on the flight that was offered to actor William Shatner.
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Albums

Why Not Me
Why Not Me
2018
Spaced Out: The Best of Leonard Nimoy and William Shatner
Spaced Out: The Best of Leonard Nimoy and William Shatner
1997
Transformed Man
Transformed Man
1968
Bill
Bill
2021
So Far From the Moon
So Far From the Moon
2021
Clouds of Guilt
Clouds of Guilt
2021
Bill
Bill
2021
Blues
Blues
2020
Shatner Claus: The Christmas Album
Shatner Claus: The Christmas Album
2018
Live
Live
2014
Ponder the Mystery
Ponder the Mystery
2013
Space Cowboy
Space Cowboy
2013
Seeking Major Tom
Seeking Major Tom
2011
Oratorio in Three Parts
Oratorio in Three Parts
2008
Has Been
Has Been
2004
Return
Return
2001
Ashes of Eden
Ashes of Eden
2001

AWARDS

YearAssociationsCategoryWorkResult
2009Screen Actors Guild AwardsOutstanding Performance by a Male Actor in a Drama SeriesBoston LegalNominated
2009Screen Actors Guild AwardsOutstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Drama SeriesBoston LegalNominated
2009Emmy (Primetime)Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Drama SeriesBoston LegalNominated
2008Emmy (Primetime)Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Drama SeriesBoston LegalNominated
2008Golden GlobeBest Performance by an Actor in a Supporting Role in a Series, Limited Series or Motion Picture MadeBoston LegalNominated