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Shatner, William

(1931–  ) television/movie actor; born in Montreal, Canada. A graduate of McGill University where he studied acting, he was among the original actors in Tyrone Guthrie's Stratford Shakespeare Festival (1954–57). After working on Broadway and in television, he captained the USS Enterprise for television's quintessential science fiction series, Star Trek (1966–69) and recreated his roles as Capt. Kirk in a number of successful movies in the 1970s and 1980s. He returned to television in T. J. Hooker (1982–86) and Rescue 911 (1989).
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William Shatner, 88, will visit Dublin next year for a special screening and Q&A with fans.
ACTOR William Shatner will appear on stage at Cardiff's Wales Millennium Centre next year to tell fans all about his 50-plus years in showbiz.
A concert being held at Coventry Cathedral this summer to mark 50 years since man landed on the moon has caught the attention of space legends William Shatner and Tim Peake.
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Trek legend William Shatner is the biggest of the big names at Europe's official Star Trek convention.
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-- William Shatner has boldly gone where he has never gone before: the graduation ceremony at the New England Institute of Technology.
BIRTHDAYS: Stephen Sondheim, songwriter, 88; William Shatner, actor, 87; Roger Whittaker, singer/ songwriter, 82; George Benson, guitarist, 75; Lord (Andrew) Lloyd-Webber, composer, 70; Reese Witherspoon, actress, 42.