William Shatner

  • William Shatner
  • William Shatner
  • William Shatner
  • William Shatner
  • William Shatner

William 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 authored a series of science fiction novels called TekWar that were adapted for television.

William Shatner
5,527
Photo Credit: Marys83

Popularity


How popular is William Shatner on the internet? The chart below shows the popularity trend over time.

Photos

View All »
View images of William Shatner in our photo gallery.
  • William Shatner
  • William Shatner
  • William Shatner
  • William Shatner
  • William Shatner

Filmography

View All »
Selected William Shatner film and TV show credits.

Acting Credits

2013
General Shanker

2013
The Captains Close Up
-

2013
Kelly Clarkson's Cautionary Christmas Music Tale
Network Television Executive

2013
At Fenway
Home Plate Umpire

2011
William Shatner

2010
Rookie Blue (TV Show)
Henry McLeod

2010
Hot in Cleveland (TV Show)
Sally

2010
$#*! My Dad Says (TV Show)
Dr. Edison Milford Goodson III, Ed

2008
William Shatner

2007
Everest (TV Show)
Norman Kelly

2006
Ozzie

2006
Stalking Santa
Narrator

2006
Kazar

2006
Psych (TV Show)
Frank O'Hara

2005
Invasion Iowa (TV Show)
Col. Shane Yeager, Himself

2005
Last Laugh '05 (TV Movie)

2004
Dodgeball Chancellor

2004
Atomic Betty (TV Show)
Jim, Betty's Grandfather

2004
Boston Legal (TV Show)
Denny Crane

2003
Chilly Beach (TV Show)
The President

2002
Harvey Wilkes

2002
William Shatner

2002
John Gossner

2001
Major Robert Carson

2001
Mayor Phlegmming

2001
The Kid (TV Movie)
Professor

2001
Bob Patterson (TV Show)
Warren Wellman

2000
Stan Fields

1999
Futurama (TV Show)
William Shatner

1998
Bill

1998
Aidan Carvell

1998
A Twist in the Tale (TV Show)
The Storyteller, Narrator

1998
Hercules (TV Show)
Jason of the Argonauts

1997
Admiral Kornfeld

1997
The Practice (TV Show)
Denny Crane

1996
Dead Man's Island (TV Movie)
Chase Prescott

1996
Michael Gatewick

1996
The Big Giant Head

1996
Cosby (TV Show)
Jack

1994
TekWar (TV Movie)
Walter H. Bascom

1994
TekWar: TekJustice (TV Movie)
Walter H. Bascom

1994
TekWar: TekLab (TV Movie)
Walter H. Bascom

1994
TekWar: TekLords (TV Movie)
Walter H. Bascom

1994
TekWar (TV Show)
Walter H. Bascom

1994
Bodosh

1993
General Mortars

1993
Family of Strangers (TV Movie)
Earl

1993
SeaQuest 2032 (TV Show)
Milos Tezlof

1992
Eek! the Cat (TV Show)
Star Commander Berzerk, Santa Claus

1992
William Shatner

1990
William Shatner

1988
Broken Angel (TV Movie)
Chuck Coburn

1988
The Trial of Standing Bear (TV Movie)
Narrator

1985
Charles Underhill

1985
North Beach and Rawhide (TV Movie)
Rawhide MacGregor

1984
Secrets of a Married Man (TV Movie)
Chris Jordan

1982
Gary Baylor

1982
Police Squad! (TV Show)
Poisoned Man

1982
T.J. Hooker (TV Show)
Sgt. T.J. Hooker

1980
Jerry O'Connor

1980
The Babysitter (TV Movie)
Dr. Jeff Benedict

1979
Stuart Peters

1979
Riel (TV Movie)
The Barker

1978
Land of No Return
Curt Benell

1978
Crash (TV Movie)
Carl Tobias

1978
Capt. Harrison

1978
The Bastard (TV Movie)
Paul Revere

1978
Mork & Mindy (TV Show)
William Shatner

1978
The Third Walker
Munro Maclean

1977
Rack Hansen

1977
Adrian Ferrier

1977
A Whale of a Tale
Dr. Jack Fredericks

1976
The Tenth Level (TV Movie)
Prof. Stephen Turner

1976
The Oregon Trail (TV Show)
Master Sgt. Buford Cole

1976
Perilous Voyage (TV Movie)
Steve Monroe

1975
Mark Preston

1975
Barbary Coast (TV Show)
Jeff Cable

1974
William J. Baxter

1974
Matt Stone

1974
Warren Summerfield

1974
Amy Prentiss (TV Show)
Bill Parkins

1974
Petrocelli (TV Show)
Adam North

1974
Police Woman (TV Show)
Mark Ciprio

1974
Josh Lang

1974
Kodiak (TV Show)
-

1974
Indict and Convict (TV Movie)
Sam Belden

1973
Go Ask Alice (TV Movie)
Sam

1973
Deaver G. Wallace

1973
Pioneer Woman (TV Movie)
John Sergeant

1973
Paul Kovalik

1973
Barnaby Jones (TV Show)
Phil Carlyle, Fred Williams

1973
Police Story (TV Show)
Sergeant Bill Keitlinger

1973
The Magician (TV Show)
Ed Cassidy

1973
The Collaborators (TV Show)
-

1972
The Hound of the Baskervilles (TV Movie)
George Stapleton

1972
The People (TV Movie)
Dr. Curtis

1972
Kung Fu (TV Show)
Capt. Brandywine Gage

1972
The Rookies (TV Show)
Luke Harris

1972
The Sixth Sense (TV Show)
Edwin Danbury

1972
-

1971
Vanished (TV Movie)
Dave Paulick

1971
Cade's County (TV Show)
Jack Pilgrim

1971
Gary, District Attorney Dave Blankenship

1971
Police Surgeon (TV Show)
Joe Flatt

1971
Columbo (TV Show)
Fielding Chase, Detective Lucerne, Ward Fowler

1970
Sole Survivor (TV Movie)
Lt. Col. Josef Gronke

1970
John Adams

1970
Col. Chipman

1970
Men at Law (TV Show)
-

1970
Paris 7000 (TV Show)
-

1969
Marcus Welby, M.D. (TV Show)
Dr. Bellings

1969
Medical Center (TV Show)
Dr. Eli Neily

1969
Richard Burrell

1969
The Skirts of Happy Chance
Chris Pardee

1968
Johnny Moon, Notah

1968
Alexander the Great (TV Movie)

1968
Hawaii Five-O (TV Show)
Sam Tolliver

1968
Ronald Payden, Peter

1967
Ironside (TV Show)
Bill Parkins, Don Brand, Marty Jessup

1967
Mannix (TV Show)
Adam Langer

1967
CBS Playhouse (TV Show)
Peter Hoyt

1966
Marc

1966
Joseph Conrad, Thomas Kroll

1966
Star Trek (TV Show)
Captain James T. Kirk, Dr. Janice Lester, Sam Kirk

1965
For the People (TV Show)
David Koster

1965
The Big Valley (TV Show)
Brett Skyler

1965
The F.B.I. (TV Show)
Arthur Majors

1964
Preacher

1964
12 O'Clock High (TV Show)
Maj. Kurt Brown

1964
Michael Donfield

1964
The Reporter (TV Show)
Horner

1963
Narrator

1963
Burke's Law (TV Show)
Arthur Reynolds

1963
Arrest and Trial (TV Show)
Larry Tavener

1963
Dr. Ely Harris, David Vincent

1963
The Fugitive (TV Show)
Tony Burrell

1963
The Outer Limits (TV Show)
Col., Brig. Gen. Jeff Barton

1963
Channing (TV Show)
Tom

1962
Adam Cramer

1962
Dr. Adam Courtland, Dr.Ken Houck

1962
The Virginian (TV Show)
Henry Swann, Luke Milford

1962
The Soldier (Short Film)
The Soldier

1961
Capt. Harrison Byers

1961
Peter Gifford

1961
Alcoa Premiere (TV Show)
Dr. William Grant

1961
Dr. Kildare (TV Show)
Dr. Carl Noyes, Toby Cunningham, M.D.

1961
The Defenders (TV Show)
Assistant District Attorney Earl Rhodes, Gil Rawson, Cliff Sellers

1961
Eric Tegman

1960
Insight (TV Show)
Mike Burnett

1960
Outlaws (TV Show)
Wayne Gorham

1960
Route 66 (TV Show)
Menemsha Faxon

1960
Thriller (TV Show)
Paul Graves, Gil Thrasher

1960
Festival (TV Show)

1960
-

1959
-

1959
Carl Bremer

1959
Play of the Week (TV Show)
Lewis Rohnen

1959
Sunday Showcase (TV Show)
Thomas Gore

1959
Twilight Zone (TV Show)
Bob Wilson, Don Carter

1959
Tactic (TV Show)
-

1958
Alexi Karamazov

1958
77 Sunset Strip (TV Show)
Paul De Vinger

1958
Naked City (TV Show)
Maung Tun, Roger Barmer

1957
Oedipus Rex
Chorus

1957
Suspicion (TV Show)
Eli

1957
-

1956
Playhouse 90 (TV Show)
Jerry Paul

1956
John Sandor, Owen Howell, Peterson

1955
John Crane, Jim Whitely

1955
Gunsmoke (TV Show)
Fred Bateman

1954
Climax! (TV Show)
Ben tate

1954
Howdy Doody (TV Show)
Ranger Bob

1954
On Camera (TV Show)
-

1953
Con Purvis, Fred Corry

1953
Space Command (TV Show)
-

1953
Encounter (TV Show)
Lucky, Billy Budd

1952
Omnibus (TV Show)
Palace Messenger

1951
The Butler's Night Off
A crook

1951
Goodyear Playhouse (TV Show)
-

1948
Dr. David Coleman, Kenneth Preston, Dr. Franck

1947
Kraft Theatre (TV Show)
Harry, Fred Bell

-
Live Life (Short Film)
Narrator

-
Voice of the Planet (TV Show)
William Hope Planter

Director Credits

2013
Star Trek: The Next Generation Untitled Documentary
-

2013
Still Kicking
-

2013
The Captains Close Up
-

2012
Fan Addicts
-

2011
-

2002
-

1997
-

1994
TekWar (TV Movie)
-

1994
TekWar (TV Show)
-

1982
T.J. Hooker (TV Show)
-

Producer Credits

2013
Star Trek: The Next Generation Untitled Documentary
-

2013
Still Kicking
-

2013
The Captains Close Up
-

2012
Fan Addicts
-

2011
-

2010
Weird or What? (TV Show)
-

2008
-

2008
The Shatner Project (TV Movie)
-

2007
Fire Serpent (TV Movie)
-

2006
Stalking Santa
-

2006
William Shatner in Concert (TV Show)
-

2005
Invasion Iowa (TV Show)
-

2002
-

1994
TekWar: TekLords (TV Movie)
-

1994
TekWar (TV Show)
-

Writer Credits

2013
Star Trek: The Next Generation Untitled Documentary
-

2013
Shatner's World... We Just Live in It...
-

2013
Still Kicking
-

2011
-

2007
Fire Serpent (TV Movie)
-

2005
How William Shatner Changed the World (TV Movie)
-

2002
-

1994
TekWar (TV Movie)
-

1994
TekWar: TekJustice (TV Movie)
-

1994
TekWar: TekLab (TV Movie)
-

1994
TekWar: TekLords (TV Movie)
-

1994
TekWar (TV Show)
-

1960
Checkmate (TV Show)
-

1954
On Camera (TV Show)
-

Quotes

View All »
List of William Shatner quotes.

And I enjoyed the celebrity and the creativity that was involved in Star Trek.


Spencer Tracy was a man who did very much what I do on a set, and that is, he comes down and he does his job, and then he goes back to his dressing room.


The good life is one that's artistically made.


View All »
William Shatner photo series - photos grouped by photoshoot/event/etc.

Magazine Covers

View All »
Magazine issues featuring William Shatner on the cover.
  • William Shatner - Zoomer Magazine Cover [Canada] (November 2011)
  • Bill Murray - Enterprise Incidents Magazine [United States] (October 1984)
  • William Shatner - Starlog Yearbook Magazine [United States] (1987)
  • William Shatner - Cigar Aficionado Magazine [United States] (October 2006)
  • DeForest Kelley - New Zealand Listener Magazine [New Zealand] (27 October 1969)
  • Patrick Stewart - DreamWatch Magazine [United Kingdom] (October 1997)

Pictorials

View All »
List of William Shatner magazine photoshoot appearances.
  • Warren Beatty - Playboy Magazine [United States] (November 1975)

Dating History

View All »
List of William Shatner relationships, in date order.

Albums

View All »
List of albums by William Shatner, including album cover photos.

Songs

View All »
List of top 10 songs by William Shatner.
Song TitleYear Released *Song Rank
Common People 2004 37,205
It Hasn't Happened Yet 2004 131,268
I Can't Get Behind That 2004 125,634
Has Been 2004 129,442
That's Me Trying 2004 133,797
Together 2004 120,556
Ideal Woman 2004 153,857
You'll Have Time 2004 142,804
Red Shift 2013 -
Real 2004 168,584
* Approximate (assumes song was released same year as the album it was first released on)

Music Videos

View All »
List of music videos for all major William Shatner songs.

Member Of


William Shatner is associated with the following bands - this list includes musical groups belonged to past and present.




First NameWilliam
Middle NameAlan
Last NameShatner
Full Name at BirthWilliam Alan Shatner
Other NamesThe Shat
Bill
Age83
Date of BirthMarch 22, 1931
BirthplaceMontreal, Quebec, Canada
Height5' 9½" (177 cm)
BuildAverage
Eye ColorGrey
Hair ColorBrown - Light
Distinctive FeaturesToupee
Star SignAries
ReligionJewish
EthnicityWhite
NationalityCanadian
UniversityBA Business, McGill University
OccupationActor, Musician, Director
Occupation CategoryActor
Claim to FameCaptain Kirk on original Star Trek, T.J. Hooker, Boston Legal
Music GenrePop, Pop/Rock
Music StyleComedy, Novelty, Celebrity, Comedy/Spoken, Music Comedy, Spoken Word, Fantasy
Music MoodSilly, Theatrical, Campy, Quirky, Playful, Fun, Humorous, Reflective, Searching, Dramatic, Speech/ Speaker/ Speaking Part
InstrumentVocals

Our Website Community
Whos Dated Who
  • Celebrity dating gossip
  • Celebrity couples
  • Celebrity babies
Lucy Who
  • Celebrity profiles
  • Filmographies and TV show credits
  • Magazine covers
  • Quotes and trivia
  • Discographies and lyrics
Fan Pix
  • Entertainment pictures
  • Films and television shows
  • Bands and solo artists
  • Famous people
All Star Pics
  • Celebrity photos
  • Movie stills and posters
  • TV show images
  • Bands and musicians
  • Partner with Wallpaper