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William Shatner has notched up an impressive 50-plus years in front of the camera, most recently displaying comedic talent, and being instantly recognizable to several generations of cult television fans as the square-jawed Captain James T. Kirk, commander of the starship U.S.S. Enterprise. Shatner was born in Côte Saint-Luc, Montreal, Canada, to ... See full bio »

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Won 1 Golden Globe. Another 14 wins & 35 nominations. See more awards »

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 2015 The Sunday Horse (post-production)
Kenneth Roubidoux
 2013 Hot in Cleveland (TV Series)
Sally
- It's Alive (2013) ... Sally
 2013 The Captains Close Up (TV Series)
- William Shatner (2013)
 2013 At Fenway (Video short)
Home Plate Umpire
 2012 Rookie Blue (TV Series)
Henry McLeod
- The First Day of the Rest of Your Life (2012) ... Henry McLeod
 2011-2012 Psych (TV Series)
Frank O'Hara
 2008 Gotta Catch Santa Claus (TV Movie)
Santa Claus (voice)
 2007 The Tuttles: Madcap Misadventures (Video Game)
Vance (voice)
 2007/I Live Life (Short)
Narrator
 2007 Everest (TV Mini-Series)
Norman Kelly
- Episode #1.4 (2007) ... Norman Kelly
- Episode #1.3 (2007) ... Norman Kelly
- Episode #1.2 (2007) ... Norman Kelly
- Episode #1.1 (2007) ... Norman Kelly
 2006 Star Trek: Tactical Assault (Video Game)
James Tiberius Kirk (voice)
 2006 Star Trek: Legacy (Video Game)
Captain James T. Kirk (voice)
 2006 Star Trek: Encounters (Video Game)
Narrator (voice)
 2006 Over the Hedge
Ozzie (voice)
 2006 The Wild
Kazar (voice)
 2006 Stalking Santa
Narrator (voice)
 2005 Atomic Betty (TV Series)
Jim / Betty's Grandfather
- The NO-L9 (2005) ... Jim (voice)
- The Noel 9 (2005) ... Betty's Grandfather (voice)
 2005 Last Laugh '05 (TV Movie)
Lucifer
 2005 Invasion Iowa (TV Series)
Col. Shane Yeager / Himself
- It Came from Hollywood (2005) ... Col. Shane Yeager / Himself
 2005 Lil' Pimp (Video)
Tony Gold (voice)
 2004 Chilly Beach (TV Series)
The President
- Dale to the Chief (2004) ... The President
 2004 Reflections on Spock (Video short)
Captain Kirk
 2004 Sci Fi Visionaries (Video short)
Kirk
 2004 To Boldly Go ... Season One (Video short)
Kirk
 2003 A Carol Christmas (TV Movie)
Dr. Bob / Ghost of Christmas Present
 2002 Groom Lake
John Gossner
 2002 Shoot or Be Shot
Harvey Wilkes
 2001 The Kid (TV Movie)
Professor (voice)
 2001 Bob Patterson (TV Series)
Warren Wellman
- Awards Bob (2001) ... Warren Wellman
 2001 Falcon Down
Major Robert Carson
 1999 A Twist in the Tale (TV Series)
The Storyteller / Narrator
- The Skeleton in the Cupboard (1999) ... The Storyteller
- Between Life and Death (1999) ... The Storyteller
- A Matter of Time (1999) ... The Storyteller
- The Green Dress (1999) ... Narrator (voice)
- Darkness Visible (1999) ... The Storyteller
 1998 Land of the Free
Aidan Carvell
 1998 Hercules (TV Series)
Jason of the Argonauts
- Hercules and the Argonauts (1998) ... Jason of the Argonauts (voice)
 1998 Free Enterprise
Bill
 1997 Star Trek: Generations (Video Game)
Capt. James T. Kirk (voice)
 1997 Cosby (TV Series)
Jack
- The Pilot (Not the Pilot) (1997) ... Jack
 1997 The First Men in the Moon (Video)
The Grand Lunar, King of the Moon
 1997 Perversions of Science (TV Series)
Admiral Kornfeld
- Boxed In (1997) ... Admiral Kornfeld
 1996 The Prisoner of Zenda, Inc. (TV Movie)
Michael Gatewick
 1996 Dead Man's Island (TV Movie)
Chase Prescott
 1994-1996 TekWar (TV Series)
Walter H. Bascom
- Betrayal (1996) ... Walter H. Bascom
- Skin Deep (1996) ... Walter H. Bascom (credit only)
- The Gate (1996) ... Walter H. Bascom (credit only)
- Forget Me Not (1995) ... Walter H. Bascom (credit only)
 1993-1995 Eek! the Cat (TV Series)
Star Commander Berzerk / Santa Claus
- Eek Space 9 (1995) ... Star Commander Berzerk (voice)
 1994 Janek: The Silent Betrayal (TV Movie)
Bodosh
 1994 SeaQuest 2032 (TV Series)
Milos Tezlof
- Hide and Seek (1994) ... Milos Tezlof
 1994 TekWar: TekLab (TV Movie)
Walter H. Bascom
 1994 TekWar (TV Movie)
Walter H. Bascom
 1993 Family of Strangers (TV Movie)
Earl
 1993 Star Trek: Judgment Rites (Video Game)
Capt. James T. Kirk (voice)
 1992 The Larry Sanders Show (TV Series)
William Shatner
- The Promise (1992) ... William Shatner (voice)
 1991 Voice of the Planet (TV Mini-Series)
William Hope Planter
 1988 The Trial of Standing Bear (TV Movie)
Narrator
 1988 Broken Angel (TV Movie)
Chuck Coburn
 1985 North Beach and Rawhide (TV Movie)
Rawhide MacGregor
 1985 The Ray Bradbury Theatre (TV Series)
Charles Underhill
- The Playground (1985) ... Charles Underhill
 1984 Secrets of a Married Man (TV Movie)
Chris Jordan
 1982 Police Squad! (TV Series)
Poisoned Man
- Revenge and Remorse (The Guilty Alibi) (1982) ... Poisoned Man
 1980 The Babysitter (TV Movie)
Dr. Jeff Benedict
 1980 The Kidnapping of the President
Jerry O'Connor
 1979 Disaster on the Coastliner (TV Movie)
Stuart Peters
 1979 Riel (TV Movie)
The Barker
 1978 Crash (TV Movie)
Carl Tobias
 1978 The Third Walker
Munro Maclean
 1978 Land of No Return
Curt Benell
 1978 The Bastard (TV Movie)
Paul Revere
 1978 How the West Was Won (TV Mini-Series)
Capt. Harrison
 1977 Testimony of Two Men (TV Mini-Series)
Adrian Ferrier
 1977 A Whale of a Tale
Dr. Jack Fredericks
 1977 The Oregon Trail (TV Series)
Master Sgt. Buford Cole
- The Scarlet Ribbon (1977) ... Master Sgt. Buford Cole
 1976 The Tenth Level (TV Movie)
Prof. Stephen Turner
 1976 Perilous Voyage (TV Movie)
Steve Monroe
 1975 The Devil's Rain
Mark Preston
 1975 The Rookies (TV Series)
Luke Harris
- The Hunting Ground (1975) ... Luke Harris
 1974 Police Woman (TV Series)
Mark Ciprio
- Smack (1974) ... Mark Ciprio
 1974 Amy Prentiss (TV Series)
Bill Parkins
- Baptism of Fire (1974) ... Bill Parkins
 1974 Police Story (TV Series)
Sergeant Bill Keitlinger
- Love, Mabel (1974) ... Sergeant Bill Keitlinger
 1974 Kodiak (TV Series)
- The Last Enemy (1974)
 1974 Petrocelli (TV Series)
Adam North
- Edge of Evil (1974) ... Adam North
 1974 The Collaborators (TV Series)
 1974 Kung Fu (TV Series)
Capt. Brandywine Gage
- A Small Beheading (1974) ... Capt. Brandywine Gage
 1974 Big Bad Mama
William J. Baxter
 1970-1974 Ironside (TV Series)
Bill Parkins / Don Brand / Marty Jessup
- Amy Prentiss: Part 2 (1974) ... Bill Parkins
- Amy Prentiss: Part 1 (1974) ... Bill Parkins
- Walls Are Waiting (1971) ... Don Brand
- Little Jerry Jessup (1970) ... Marty Jessup
 1974 The Six Million Dollar Man (TV Series)
Josh Lang
- Burning Bright (1974) ... Josh Lang
 1974 The Magician (TV Series)
Ed Cassidy
- The Illusion of the Queen's Gambit (1974) ... Ed Cassidy
 1974 Impulse
Matt Stone
 1974 Pray for the Wildcats (TV Movie)
Warren Summerfield
 1974 Indict and Convict (TV Movie)
Sam Belden
 1973 Pioneer Woman (TV Movie)
John Sergeant
 1973 Police Surgeon (TV Series)
Joe Flatt
- Ten Kilos to Nowhere (1973) ... Joe Flatt
 1973 Mannix (TV Series)
Adam Langer
- Search for a Whisper (1973) ... Adam Langer
 1973 The Horror at 37,000 Feet (TV Movie)
Paul Kovalik
 1973 Barnaby Jones (TV Series)
Phil Carlyle / Fred Williams
- To Catch a Dead Man (1973) ... Phil Carlyle / Fred Williams
 1973 Go Ask Alice (TV Movie)
Sam
 1973 Incident on a Dark Street (TV Movie)
Deaver G. Wallace
 1973 The Bold Ones: The New Doctors (TV Series)
Richard Burrell
- Tightrope to Tomorrow (1973) ... Richard Burrell
 1972 Marcus Welby, M.D. (TV Series)
Dr. Bellings
- Heartbeat for Yesterday (1972) ... Dr. Bellings
 1971-1972 Owen Marshall, Counselor at Law (TV Series)
Gary / District Attorney Dave Blankenship
- Five Will Get You Six (1972) ... Gary
- Pilot (1971) ... District Attorney Dave Blankenship
 1971-1972 Mission: Impossible (TV Series)
Joseph Conrad / Thomas Kroll
- Cocaine (1972) ... Joseph Conrad
- Encore (1971) ... Thomas Kroll
 1972 Hawaii Five-O (TV Series)
Sam Tolliver
 1972 The Sixth Sense (TV Series)
Edwin Danbury
- Can a Dead Man Strike from the Grave? (1972) ... Edwin Danbury
 1972 The People (TV Movie)
Dr. Curtis
 1972 Norman Corwin Presents (TV Series)
- The Discovery (1972)
 1971 Cade's County (TV Series)
Jack Pilgrim
- The Armageddon Contract (1971) ... Jack Pilgrim
 1971 Men at Law (TV Series)
- One American (1971)
 1971 Vanished (TV Movie)
Dave Paulick
 1970 The Name of the Game (TV Series)
Ronald Payden / Peter
- The Glory Shouter (1970) ... Ronald Payden
- Tarot (1970) ... Peter
 1970 Swing Out, Sweet Land (TV Movie)
John Adams
 1970 The F.B.I. (TV Series)
Arthur Majors
- Antennae of Death (1970) ... Arthur Majors
 1970 The Andersonville Trial (TV Movie)
Col. Chipman
 1970 Medical Center (TV Series)
Dr. Eli Neily
- The Combatants (1970) ... Dr. Eli Neily
 1970 Paris 7000 (TV Series)
 1970 Sole Survivor (TV Movie)
Lt. Col. Josef Gronke
 1965-1969 The Virginian (TV Series)
Henry Swann / Luke Milford
- Black Jade (1969) ... Henry Swann
- The Claim (1965) ... Luke Milford
 1969 The Skirts of Happy Chance (TV Movie)
Chris Pardee
 1969 CBS Playhouse (TV Series)
Peter Hoyt
- Shadow Game (1969) ... Peter Hoyt
 1968 White Comanche
Johnny Moon / Notah
 1968 Alexander the Great (TV Movie)
Alexander
 1966 Gunsmoke (TV Series)
Fred Bateman
- Quaker Girl (1966) ... Fred Bateman
 1966 Incubus
Marc
 1964-1966 Bob Hope Presents the Chrysler Theatre (TV Series)
Dr. Ely Harris / David Vincent
- Wind Fever (1966) ... Dr. Ely Harris
- The Shattered Glass (1964) ... David Vincent
 1966 The Big Valley (TV Series)
Brett Skyler
 1965 The Fugitive (TV Series)
Tony Burrell
- Stranger in the Mirror (1965) ... Tony Burrell
 1965 12 O'Clock High (TV Series)
Maj. Kurt Brown
- I Am the Enemy (1965) ... Maj. Kurt Brown
 1961-1965 The Defenders (TV Series)
Assistant District Attorney Earl Rhodes / Gil Rawson / Cliff Sellers / ...
- Whipping Boy (1965) ... Assistant District Attorney Earl Rhodes
- The Uncivil War (1964) ... Gil Rawson
- The Cruel Hook (1963) ... Cliff Sellers
- The Invisible Badge (1962) ... Charles Terranova
- Killer Instinct (1961) ... Jim McCleery
 1965 Insight (TV Series)
Mike Burnett
- Locusts Have No King (1965) ... Mike Burnett
 1964 The Reporter (TV Series)
Horner
- He Stuck in His Thumb (1964) ... Horner
 1964 The Outer Limits (TV Series)
Col. / Brig. Gen. Jeff Barton
- Cold Hands, Warm Heart (1964) ... Col. / Brig. Gen. Jeff Barton
 1964 Burke's Law (TV Series)
Arthur Reynolds
- Who Killed Carrie Cornell? (1964) ... Arthur Reynolds
 1964 Arrest and Trial (TV Series)
Larry Tavener
- Onward and Upward (1964) ... Larry Tavener
 1963 Route 66 (TV Series)
Menemsha Faxon
- Build Your Houses with Their Backs to the Sea (1963) ... Menemsha Faxon
 1963 Channing (TV Series)
Tom
- Dragon in the Den (1963) ... Tom
 1960-1963 Twilight Zone (TV Series)
Bob Wilson / Don Carter
- Nick of Time (1960) ... Don Carter
 1963 Alcoa Premiere (TV Series)
Dr. William Grant
- Million Dollar Hospital (1963) ... Dr. William Grant
 1963 Operation Bikini
Narrator (uncredited)
 1963 The Doctors and the Nurses (TV Series)
Dr. Adam Courtland / Dr.Ken Houck
- A Question of Mercy (1963) ... Dr. Adam Courtland
- A Difference of Years (1963) ... Dr.Ken Houck
 1963 The Dick Powell Theatre (TV Series)
Eric Tegman
- Colossus (1963) ... Eric Tegman
 1962 The Soldier (Short)
The Soldier
 1962 The Intruder
Adam Cramer
 1962 Naked City (TV Series)
Maung Tun / Roger Barmer
- Without Stick or Sword (1962) ... Maung Tun
- Portrait of a Painter (1962) ... Roger Barmer
 1961 Judgment at Nuremberg
Capt. Harrison Byers
 1961 The Explosive Generation
Peter Gifford
 1961 Thriller (TV Series)
Paul Graves / Gil Thrasher
- The Grim Reaper (1961) ... Paul Graves
- The Hungry Glass (1961) ... Gil Thrasher
 1960 Festival (TV Series)
Marc Antony
- Julius Caesar (1960) ... Marc Antony
 1960 Outlaws (TV Series)
Wayne Gorham
- Starfall: Part 2 (1960) ... Wayne Gorham
- Starfall: Part 1 (1960) ... Wayne Gorham
 1960 Alcoa Presents: One Step Beyond (TV Series)
Carl Bremer
- The Promise (1960) ... Carl Bremer
 1960 Adventures in Paradise (TV Series)
- Once Around the Circuit (1960) ... (uncredited)
 1960 Play of the Week (TV Series)
Lewis Rohnen
- Night of the Auk (1960) ... Lewis Rohnen
 1957-1960 Alfred Hitchcock Presents (TV Series)
John Crane / Jim Whitely
- Mother, May I Go Out to Swim? (1960) ... John Crane
- The Glass Eye (1957) ... Jim Whitely
 1959 Sunday Showcase (TV Series)
Thomas Gore
- The Indestructible Mr. Gore (1959) ... Thomas Gore
 1959 Tactic (TV Series)
 1958 The Christmas Tree (TV Movie)
Philo
 1958 The United States Steel Hour (TV Series)
Con Purvis / Fred Corry
- Old Marshals Never Die (1958) ... Con Purvis
- A Man in Hiding (1958)
- Walk with a Stranger (1958) ... Fred Corry
 1957-1958 Kraft Theatre (TV Series)
Harry / Fred Bell
- The Man Who Didn't Fly (1958) ... Harry
- The Velvet Trap (1958) ... Fred Bell
- The Discoverers (1957)
 1958 Playhouse 90 (TV Series)
Jerry Paul
- A Town Has Turned to Dust (1958) ... Jerry Paul
 1958 Climax! (TV Series)
Ben tate
- Time of the Hanging (1958) ... Ben tate
 1958 Suspicion (TV Series)
Eli
- The Protege (1958) ... Eli
 1957 Studio One in Hollywood (TV Series)
Dr. David Coleman / Kenneth Preston / Dr. Franck
- No Deadly Medicine: Part 2 (1957) ... Dr. David Coleman
- No Deadly Medicine: Part 1 (1957) ... Dr. David Coleman
- The Deaf Heart (1957) ... Dr. Franck
 1957 Omnibus (TV Series)
Palace Messenger
- School for Wives (1957)
- Oedipus, the King (1957) ... Palace Messenger
 1956-1957 The Kaiser Aluminum Hour (TV Series)
John Sandor / Owen Howell / Peterson
- The Deady Silence (1957) ... John Sandor
- Gwyneth (1956) ... Owen Howell
- Mr. Finchley Versus the Bomb (1956) ... Peterson
 1957 Oedipus Rex
Chorus
 1956 Goodyear Playhouse (TV Series)
- All Summer Long (1956)
 1956 On Camera (TV Series)
- Dreams (1956)
 1955 Encounter (TV Series)
Lucky / Billy Budd
- The Big Leap (1955) ... Lucky
- Billy Budd (1955) ... Billy Budd
 1954 Howdy Doody (TV Series)
Ranger Bob (1954)
 1953 Space Command (TV Series) (1953)
 1951 The Butler's Night Off
A crook
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Other Works:

For CTV (Canada), narrated "To Hell With Manners". A special regarding etiquette around the world. See more »

Publicity Listings:

5 Biographical Movies | 7 Print Biographies | 34 Interviews | 22 Articles | 3 Pictorials | 19 Magazine Cover Photos | See more »

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Alternate Names:

Fear of Pop

Height:

5' 9½" (1.77 m)
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Personal Quote:

[on the pyrotechnic opening to the 2012 Juno Awards] Sure there were flames, but if the drummer survived, what's the point? See more »

Trivia:

Overcame his greatest phobia of falling, while directing the Yosemite National Park scenes of Star Trek V: The Final Frontier (1989). See more »

Trademark:

Captain James T. Kirk on Star Trek (1966) and seven of the Star Trek films See more »

Nickname:

Billy See more »

Star Sign:

Aries

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