William Shatner

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William "Bill" Shatner (born March 22, 1931) is a Canadian actor, musician, singer, author, film director, spokesman and comedian. He gained worldwide fame and became a cultural icon for his portrayal of Captain James Tiberius Kirk, commander of the Federation starship USS Enterprise, in the science fiction television series Star Trek, from 1966 to 1969; Star Trek: The Animated Series from 1973 to 1974, and in seven of the subsequent Star Trek feature films from 1979 to 1994. 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.

Shatner also played the eponymous veteran police sergeant in T. J. Hooker from 1982 to 1986. Afterwards, he hosted the reality-based television series Rescue 911 from 1989 to 1996, which won a People's Choice Award for Favorite New TV Dramatic Series. He has since worked as a musician, author, director and celebrity pitchman. From 2004 to 2008, he starred as attorney Denny Crane in the television dramas The Practice and its spin-off Boston Legal, for which he won two Emmy Awards and a Golden Globe Award.

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Year Title Artist Rating Releases
1968 The Transformed Man William Shatner 4
2004 Has Been William Shatner 5 3
2011 Seeking Major Tom William Shatner 2
2013 Ponder the Mystery William Shatner 1

Album + Compilation

Year Title Artist Rating Releases
1997 Spaced Out: The Very Best of Leonard Nimoy & William Shatner Compilation Leonard Nimoy & William Shatner 2

Album + Live

Year Title Artist Rating Releases
2014 Live Live William Shatner 2


Year Title Artist Rating Releases
1968 The Transformed Man / How Insensitive William Shatner 1

Other + Audiobook

Year Title Artist Rating Releases
1991 Star Trek: 25th Anniversary Audio Collection Audiobook Shatner, Nimoy, Doohan, Takei 1

Other + Spokenword

Year Title Artist Rating Releases
1978 Captain of the Starship Spokenword William Shatner 2

Unspecified type

Year Title Artist Rating Releases
Star Trek Epics on Audio Shatner, Nimoy, Doohan, Takei 1

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