William Shatner

Actor · Executive Producer · Writer
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William Shatner is a Canadian-American actor, author, producer, director, screenwriter, and singer. In his seven decades of television, Shatner became a cultural icon for his portrayal of Captain James T. Kirk of the USS Enterprise in the Star Trek franchise. He has written a series of books chronicling his experiences playing Captain Kirk, being a... read more

William Shatner is a Canadian-American actor, author, producer, director, screenwriter, and singer. In his seven decades of television, Shatner became a cultural icon for his portrayal of Captain James T. Kirk of the USS Enterprise in the Star Trek franchise. He has written a series of books chronicling his experiences playing Captain Kirk, being a part of Star Trek, and life after Star Trek. He has also co-written several novels set in the Star Trek universe, and a series of science fiction novels called TekWar, that were adapted for television.


Sunday, 22 March 1931


Actor Filmography

Fireheart (voice) / Mayor of New York (voice) 2022
2021 and Done with Snoop Dogg & Kevin Hart Self - Guest / Self 2021
Shatner in Space Self 2021
The Center Seat: 55 Years of Star Trek Self 2021
Brad Paisley's Shark Country Self 2021
Senior Moment Victor Martin 2021
Creators: The Past Lord Ogmha / Lord Oghma 2020
Soundtrack of Our Lives: A Celebration for the Film & TV Music Community Self 2020
Josh Gates Tonight Self 2020
WWE Backstage Self 2019
(see additional filmography)

Actor Filmography

Fireheart (voice) / Mayor of New York (voice) 2022
2021 and Done with Snoop Dogg & Kevin Hart Self - Guest / Self 2021
Shatner in Space Self 2021
The Center Seat: 55 Years of Star Trek Self 2021
Brad Paisley's Shark Country Self 2021
Senior Moment Victor Martin 2021
Creators: The Past Lord Ogmha / Lord Oghma 2020
Soundtrack of Our Lives: A Celebration for the Film & TV Music Community Self 2020
Josh Gates Tonight Self 2020
WWE Backstage Self 2019
WWE's the Bump Self 2019
Devil's Revenge Hayes 2019
To Your Last Death The Overseer (voice) / The Overseer 2019
The UnXplained Self - Host 2019
My Life Is Murder Barton Wallwork 2019
Best of the Comedy Central Roast 2019
Holey Moley Self - Guest Commentator 2019
Recorder: The Marion Stokes Project Self 2019
What We Left Behind: Star Trek DS9 Kirk 2018
Star Trek: Short Treks Capt. James T. Kirk 2018
The Steam Engines of Oz Oscar 'Oz' Diggs / Oscar "Oz" Diggs (voice) 2018
Aliens Ate My Homework Phil The Plant / Phillogenus esk Piemondum (Phil) (voice) 2018
The Indian Detective David Marlowe 2017
Batman vs. Two-Face Two-Face (voice) / Two-Face / Harvey Dent 2017
Not a War Story Self 2017
The Truth Is in the Stars Himself / Self - Host 2017
American Pickers: Best Of Self 2017
The Paley Center Salutes NBC's 90th Anniversary Self 2017
Heroes Manufactured Self 2016
Unlocked: The World of Games, Revealed Self 2016
Star Trek: Inside the Roddenberry Vault Self 2016
Silicon Cowboys Self 2016
For the Love of Spock Himself / Self 2016
When Elephants Were Young Narrator 2016
NASA: On the Edge of Forever Self 2016
Koko: The Gorilla Who Talks to People Self 2016
Range 15 Richard Chindler 2016
Private Eyes Norm Glinski 2016
They Came from the Swamp: The Films of William Grefé Himself (voice only) / Self 2016
A Sunday Horse Kenneth Roubidaux / Kenneth Roubidoux 2016
Better Late Than Never Self, Himself / Self 2016
Hashtaggers William Shatner 2016
21st Annual Critics' Choice Awards Self - Announcer 2016
The Shannara Chronicles Captain Kirk 2016
Just in Time for Christmas Coachman Nick / Coachman 2015
The Curse of Oak Island: Drilling Down Self - Host 2015
Baby, Baby, Baby Actor / Jean-Pierre 2015
Breaking Ground Narrator / Himself (narrator), Himself (narrator) 2015
Being Canadian Self 2015
FabLife Self - Guest 2015
A Christmas Horror Story Dangerous Dan 2015
William Shatner War Chronicles Narrator 2015
The Seventies Self 2015
It's Good to Be the King: The Jerry Lawler Story Self 2015
StarTalk Self 2015
Tom Felton Meets the Superfans Self / Himself 2015
Quick Reviews with Maverick Captain Kirk 2015
MLB Network Presents Narrator 2015
Expedition Unknown Self 2015
Art of the Interview Self 2015
Pop Culture Beast's Halloween Horror Picks Gary Baylor 2014
Xploration Outer Space Self 2014
The Meredith Vieira Show Self - Guest 2014
Chaos on the Bridge Self - Host / Himself 2014
To Be Takei Himself / Self 2014
Brown Bag Wine Tasting Self - Host 2014
Last Week Tonight with John Oliver Self - Guest 2014
Sharp News Himself, Self 2014
The Real History of Science Fiction Self - Star Trek 2014
The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon Self 2014
All Access Pass Self 2014
Kelly Clarkson's Cautionary Christmas Music Tale Network Television Executive / Himself 2013
The Sixties Himself 2013
Shatner's World... We Just Live in It... Self 2013
Up Late with Alec Baldwin Captain James T. Kirk 2013
Celebrity Page Self 2013
Cutthroat Kitchen Himself - Guest Judge 2013
The Captains Close Up Self 2013
The Oscars James T. Kirk 2013
Still Kicking Himself / Self 2013
Escape from Planet Earth Gen. Shanker / General Shanker (voice) 2012
AXS Live Self - Guest 2012
Quantum Quest: A Cassini Space Odyssey Core (voice) / Core 2012
Gotham Comedy Live Self - Host 2012
Oprah: Where Are They Now? Self 2012
Home & Family Self 2012
Get a Life! Himself / Self 2012
Larry King Now Himself - Guest 2012
Brand X with Russell Brand Self 2012
Inner Space Self - Narrator 2012
Comic Book Men Self 2012
Welcome to the Basement Mark Preston 2012
Corman's World: Exploits of a Hollywood Rebel Self / Himself - Actor 2011
Comedy Central Roast of Charlie Sheen Himself - Roaster / Self - Roaster 2011
The Captains Himself / Self 2011
Space Shuttle Narrator 2011
Big Morning Buzz Live Self 2011
Give It Up for Greg Giraldo Self 2011
The Fran Drescher Show Self - Guest 2010
Conan Himself 2010
The Talk Self - Guest, Self 2010
My Little Pony: Friendship Is Magic Grand Pear 2010
$#*! My Dad Says Dr. Edison Milford Goodson III 2010
Aftermath with William Shatner Self - Host, Himself - Host 2010
Haven Croatoan 2010
Rookie Blue Henry McLeod 2010
Hot in Cleveland Sally 2010
Weird or What? Himself - Host 2010
Ancient Aliens Self, Self - Actor / Filmmaker 2010
Charles Beaumont: the Short Life of Twilight Zone's Magic Man Self 2010
American Pickers Self 2010
The Playboy Morning Show Self 2010
Talk Stoop Self 2009
The Jay Leno Show Self 2009
The Dr. Oz Show Self - Guest 2009
The Tonight Show with Conan O'Brien Self - Bit Announcer, Self - Reciter, Self - Guest 2009
Transcendent Man Self 2009
William Shatner's Gonzo Ballet Himself 2009
The Captain's Summit Himself / Self 2009
The True Story of Puss'N Boots The Cat 2009
Late Night with Jimmy Fallon Himself - Guest 2009
Fanboys William Shatner / Himself 2009
Watchman Video Broadcast Captain James T. Kirk 2009
Gotta Catch Santa Claus Santa Claus / Santa Claus (voice) 2008
Shatner's Raw Nerve Self - Host, Himself - Host 2008
The Life and Times of Mr. Perfect Self 2008
Nashville at Nite Self 2008
Million Dollar Password Self 2008
5 Second Movies Captain James Kirk 2008
Nostalgia Critic Captain James T. Kirk (archive footage) 2008
Pioneers of Television Capt. James T. Kirk, Self / Capt. James T. Kirk, Self 2008
Murdoch Mysteries Mark Twain 2008
Everest Norman Kelly 2007
The Big Bang Theory William Shatner 2007
Mars Rising Self - Narrator, Self - Narrator / Narrator (voice) 2007
Fast Cars and Superstars: The Gillette Young Guns Celebrity Race Self 2007
Show Me the Money Self - Host 2006
Rachael Ray Self - Guest 2006
Comedy Central Roast of William Shatner Himself / Self 2006
Psych Frank O'Hara 2006
Over the Hedge Ozzie / Ozzie (voice) 2006
The Wild Kazar (voice) / Kazar 2006
The Henry Rollins Show Self - Guest 2006
Stalking Santa Narrator 2006
William Shatner in Concert Self 2006
Close-Up Self 2006
Denis Leary's Merry F#%$in' Christmas Self 2005
How William Shatner Changed the World Himself - Host / Narrator / Self - Host 2005
The Colbert Report Himself - Guest, Himself 2005
Made in Hollywood Self 2005
Balls of Steel Self 2005
Dancing with the Stars Self 2005
Hell's Kitchen Self 2005
Invasion Iowa Col. Shane Yeager / Self, Col. Shane Yeager 2005
Miss Congeniality 2: Armed & Fabulous Stan Fields 2005
The Contender Self 2005
The Hour Self 2005
Lil' Pimp Tony Gold (voice) / Tony Gold 2005
The Late Late Show with Craig Ferguson Himself, Himself - Guest 2005
The Rose Parade: A Pageant for the Ages Self - Co-Host / Self 2004
Boston Legal Denny Crane 2004
The Tony Danza Show Self - Guest 2004
The Insider Himself 2004
Atomic Betty Jim, Betty's Grandfather 2004
Dodgeball: A True Underdog Story Dodgeball Chancellor 2004
Cooking's a Drag Self 2004
The Bronx Bunny Show Self 2003
A Carol Christmas Dr. Bob / Ghost of Christmas Present 2003
Christmas from Hollywood Self 2003
Late Night with Conan O'Brien: 10th Anniversary Special Self 2003
'Halloween': A Cut Above the Rest Self 2003
The Real Story Self 2003
World Poker Tour Self 2003
Jimmy Kimmel Live! Himself, Himself - National UnFriend Day Spokesman, Himself - Guest 2003
Training Mules and Donkeys Self 2002
Groom Lake John Gossner 2002
Full Moon Fright Night Self - Host 2002
HypaSpace Self 2002
V Graham Norton Self - Guest 2002
American Psycho II: All American Girl Starkman / Robert Starkman 2002
Showtime William Shatner 2002
Shoot or Be Shot Harvey Wilkes 2002
Last Call with Carson Daly Himself 2002
Michael Jackson: 30th Anniversary Celebration Self 2001
Mind Meld: Secrets Behind the Voyage of a Lifetime Himself / Self 2001
Festival in Cannes Self 2001
Friday Night with Jonathan Ross Self - Guest 2001
Hollywood Rivals Self 2001
Bob Patterson Warren Wellman 2001
Star Trek: Enterprise Capt. James T. Kirk 2001
Osmosis Jones Mayor Phlegmming / Mayor Phlegmming (voice) 2001
Weakest Link Self 2001
Falcon Down Major Robert Carson / Maj. Robert Carson 2001
Miss Congeniality Stan Fields 2000
Atomic Journeys: Welcome to Ground Zero Narrator 2000
Ultimate Trek: Star Trek's Greatest Moments Captain James T. Kirk 1999
Saturday Night Live Christmas Self / Host of 'The Lost Ending to 'It's A Wonderful Life' 1999
Saturday Night Live 25 Self 1999
Loose Women Himself 1999
Futurama William Shatner 1999
A Twist in the Tale The Storyteller 1999
Nukes in Space Narrator / Self - Narrator 1999
Hercules Jason of the Argonauts 1998
So Graham Norton Self - Guest 1998
Free Enterprise Bill 1998
Land of the Free Aidan Carvell 1998
Inside Star Trek: The Real Story Capt. James T. Kirk 1998
Jefftowne Himself / Self 1998
Trekkies Himself / Self 1997
Space Cadets Self 1997
Perversions of Science Adm. Kornfeld 1997
The Practice Denny Crane 1997
Star Trek: 30 Years and Beyond Himself / Self 1996
Life and Times Self 1996
Cosby Jack 1996
The Prisoner of Zenda, Inc. Michael Gatewick 1996
The Daily Show Self - Guest 1996
Corwin Self 1996
E! True Hollywood Story Himself 1996
Muppets Tonight Self 1996
Dead Man's Island Chase Prescott 1996
3rd Rock from the Sun The Big Giant Head 1996
Trinity and Beyond: The Atomic Bomb Movie Narrator / Self - Narrator 1995
100 Years at the Movies Self 1994
TekWar Walter H. Bascom 1994
Star Trek: A Captain's Log Self / Himself/Host 1994
Star Trek: Generations Kirk / James T. Kirk 1994
Room 101 Cdr. Buck Murdock 1994
TekWar: TekJustice Walter H. Bascom 1994
Space Ghost Coast to Coast Himself 1994
TekWar: TekLab Walter H. Bascom 1994
TekWar: TekLords Walter H. Bascom 1994
TekWar Walter H. Bascom 1994
Late Night with Conan O'Brien Himself, Himself - Musical Guest, Himself (archive footage) 1993
SeaQuest 2032 Milos Tezlof 1993
Coneheads Captain Kirk 1993
Family of Strangers Earl 1993
Loaded Weapon 1 General Mortars / Gen. Mortars 1993
WWE Raw Self 1993
Star Trek: Deep Space Nine Captain James T. Kirk 1993
Eek! The Cat Star Commander Berzerk, Star Commander Berzerk / Santa Claus 1992
The Larry Sanders Show William Shatner 1992
Boomerang Captain James Tiberius Kirk (archive footage) 1992
HBO First Look Host, Self 1992
Star Trek VI: The Undiscovered Country Captain James T. Kirk / James Tiberius Kirk 1991
Noel's House Party Self 1991
The Horror Hall of Fame II Himself / Self - Presenter 1991
Star Trek 25th Anniversary Special Self - Host 1991
One on One with John Tesh Self 1991
Bill & Ted's Bogus Journey Captain James Tiberius Kirk (archive footage) / Captain James Tiberius Kirk 1991
Have I Got News for You Self, Self - Guest Presenter 1990
The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air Himself 1990
Star Trek V: The Final Frontier Kirk / Captain James T. Kirk 1989
Rescue 911 Host, Self - Host / Host, Self - Host 1989
The Pat Sajak Show Self - Guest 1989
The Arsenio Hall Show Himself 1989
Inside Edition Self 1988
Sidewalks Entertainment Self - Guest 1988
Broken Angel Chuck Coburn 1988
The Original Max Talking Headroom Show Self 1987
Seasons Self (Narrator) / Narrator (voice) 1987
Happy 100th Birthday, Hollywood Self 1987
Biography Self 1987
The 59th Annual Academy Awards Self - Presenter 1987
Star Trek IV: The Voyage Home Admiral James T. Kirk / Admiral/Captain James T. Kirk 1986
Nightlife Self 1986
The Ray Bradbury Theater Charles Underhill 1985
Night of 100 Stars II Self 1985
Secrets of a Married Man Chris Jordan 1984
Star Trek III: The Search for Spock Kirk / Admiral James T. Kirk 1984
Wheel of Fortune Self - Celebrity Contestant 1983
The 55th Annual Academy Awards Self - Presenter 1983
Not Necessarily the News Himself 1983
Airplane II: The Sequel Commander Buck Murdock / Cdr. Buck Murdock 1982
Madame's Place Self 1982
Star Trek II: The Wrath of Khan Kirk / Admiral James T. Kirk 1982
T.J. Hooker Sgt TJ Hooker, Sgt. T.J. Hooker 1982
Night of 100 Stars Self 1982
Police Squad! Poisoned Man 1982
Visiting Hours Gary Baylor 1982
Entertainment Tonight Self 1981
AFI Life Achievement Award: A Tribute to Fred Astaire Himself - Audience Member (uncredit) 1981
The Babysitter Dr. Jeff Benedict 1980
The Kidnapping of the President Jerry O'Connor 1980
The 52nd Annual Academy Awards Self - Presenter 1980
Fridays Self - Guest Host, Self - Guest 1980
The Toni Tennille Show Self - Guest 1979
Star Trek: The Motion Picture Capt. James T. Kirk / Captain James T. Kirk 1979
Disaster on the Coastliner Stuart Peters 1979
Riel The Barker 1979
Little Women Prof. Friedrich Bhaer 1978
Mork & Mindy Self 1978
Land of No Return Curt Benell 1978
The Bastard Paul Revere 1978
The Third Walker Munro Maclean 1978
Kingdom of the Spiders Rack Hansen / Dr. Robert 'Rack' Hansen 1977
Testimony of Two Men Adrian Ferrier 1977
Shoot for the Stars Self, Himself 1977
The Paul Ryan Show Self - Guest 1977
The Tenth Level Prof. Stephen Turner 1976
A Whale of a Tale Dr. Jack Fredericks / Jack Fredericks 1976
Mysteries of the Gods Host / Narrator 1976
How the West Was Won Captain Harrison 1976
The Oregon Trail Master Sgt. Buford Cole 1976
Anyone for Tennyson? The Master Poets Collection Self - Narrator 1976
Universe Narrator 1976
Saturday Night Live Self, Himself - Host / Various 1975
Match Game PM Self - Panelist 1975
Rhyme and Reason Self 1975
The Devil's Rain Mark Preston 1975
Barbary Coast Jeff Cable 1975
Mitzi & 100 Guys Self 1975
Amy Prentiss Bill Parkins 1974
Dinah! Self - Guest 1974
Big Bad Mama William J. Baxter 1974
Police Woman Mark Ciprio 1974
Petrocelli Adam North 1974
Nova Captain Kirk (archive footage) 1974
Tattletales Self 1974
Impulse Matt Stone 1974
Pray for the Wildcats Warren Summerfield 1974
The Six Million Dollar Man Josh Lang 1974
Pioneer Woman John Sergeant 1973
Star Trek: The Animated Series James T. Kirk (voice) 1973
Match Game 73 Himself - Panelist 1973
The $10,000 Pyramid Himself - Celebrity Contestant 1973
Police Story Sgt. Bill Keitlinger 1973
The Magician Ed Cassidy 1973
The Horror at 37, 000 Feet Paul Kovalik 1973
Barnaby Jones Phil Carlyle / Fred Williams 1973
Go Ask Alice Sam 1973
Incident on a Dark Street Deaver G. Wallace 1973
The Rookies Luke Harris 1972
Kung Fu Capt. Brandywine Gage 1972
The Hound of the Baskervilles George Stapleton 1972
The People Dr. Curtis 1972
The Sixth Sense Edwin Danbury 1972
Cade's County Jack Pilgrim 1971
Owen Marshall, Counselor at Law District Attorney Dave Blankenship, Gary Saugus 1971
Police Surgeon Joe Flatt 1971
Vanished Dave Paulick 1971
Columbo Detective Lucerne / Ward Fowler, Fielding Chase 1971
The Andersonville Trial Col. Chipman 1970
Sole Survivor Lt. Col. Josef Gronke 1970
Swing Out, Sweet Land John Adams 1970
The Clangers Narrator 1969
The Bold Ones: The New Doctors Richard Burrell 1969
Allen Ludden's Gallery Self 1969
You're Putting Me On Self 1969
Medical Center Dr. Eli Neily 1969
Marcus Welby, M.D. Dr. Bellings 1969
The Name of the Game Peter, Ronald Payden 1968
Hawaii Five-O Sam Tolliver 1968
White Comanche Notah / Johnny Moon 1968
Alexander the Great Alexander 1968
Mannix Adam Langer 1967
Ironside Bill Parkins, Don Brand, Marty Jessup 1967
Off to See the Wizard Alexander the Great 1967
The Woody Woodbury Show Self 1967
The Joey Bishop Show Self - Guest 1967
CBS Playhouse Peter Hoyt 1967
Dream Girl of '67 Self - Bachelor Judge 1966
Incubus Marc 1966
Mission: Impossible Joseph Conrad, Thomas Kroll 1966
Star Trek: The Original Series Capt. Kirk / James T. Kirk, Capt. James T. Kirk / James T. Kirk, Sam Kirk / Capt. Kirk / James T. Kirk, Capt. Kirk / Sargon / James T. Kirk 1966
The John Gary Show Self - Guest 1966
The F.B.I. Arthur Majors 1965
The Big Valley Brett 1965
The Hollywood Squares (Daytime) Self - Panelist 1965
For the People David Koster 1965
The Outrage The Preacher / Preacher 1964
The Reporter Horner 1964
The Man from U.N.C.L.E. Michael Donfield 1964
12 O'Clock High Maj. Kurt Brown 1964
Bob Hope Presents the Chrysler Theatre David Vincent, Dr. Ely Harris 1963
Burke's Law Arthur Reynolds 1963
Channing Tom Ericson 1963
The Fugitive Tony Burrell 1963
The Outer Limits Col. / Brig. Gen. Jeff Barton 1963
Arrest and Trial Larry Tavener 1963
You Don't Say Himself, Self 1963
Operation Bikini Narrator 1963
The Match Game Self - Team Captain 1962
The Tonight Show Starring Johnny Carson Himself, Himself - Guest 1962
The Doctors and the Nurses Dr. Adam Courtland, Dr.Ken Houck 1962
The Virginian Luke Milford, Henry Swann 1962
The Intruder Adam Cramer 1962
Judgment at Nuremberg Capt. Harrison Byers / Harrison Byers 1961
The Mike Douglas Show Himself - Co-Host, Himself - Actor 1961
The Explosive Generation Peter Gifford 1961
Alcoa Premiere Dr. William Grant 1961
Dr. Kildare Dr. Carl Noyes, Dr. Toby Cunningham 1961
The Dick Powell Theatre Eric Tegman 1961
The Defenders Assistant District Attorney Earl Rhodes, Charles Terranova, Cliff Sellers, Gil Rawson, Jim McCleery 1961
Insight Mike Burnett 1960
Outlaws Wayne Gorham 1960
Here's Hollywood Self 1960
Thriller Paul Graves, Gil Thrasher 1960
Police Surgeon Joe Flatt 1960
Play of the Week Lewis Rohnen 1959
The Twilight Zone Bob Wilson, Don Carter 1959
Sunday Showcase Thomas Gore, Sen. Thomas P. Gore / Thomas Gore 1959
One Step Beyond Carl Bremer 1959
77 Sunset Strip Paul DeVinger 1958
Naked City Roger Barmer, Maung Tun 1958
The Brothers Karamazov Alexi Karamazov 1958
Suspicion Eli 1957
The DuPont Show of the Month Sir Andrew Ffoulkes 1957
Oedipus Rex Chorus Member / Chorus 1957
Playhouse 90 Jerry Paul 1956
The Kaiser Aluminum Hour John Sandor, Owen Howell, Peterson 1956
Camera Three Self 1956
Alfred Hitchcock Presents John Crane, Jim Whitely 1955
Gunsmoke Fred Bateman 1955
This Is Your Life Self 1955
Climax! 1954
The United States Steel Hour Con Purvis, Fred Corry 1953
Omnibus (segment "Moliere's School for Wives"), Palace Messenger (segment "Oedipus, the King") 1952
Goodyear Playhouse John 1951
What's My Line? Himself - Panelist 1950
Studio One Dr. David Coleman, Kenneth Preston, Dr. Franck 1948
The Ed Sullivan Show Robert Lomax 1948
Kraft Theatre Charles Best, Fred Bell, Harry 1947

Director Filmography

Producer Filmography

2009EmmyOutstanding Supporting Actor in a Drama Series Nominated
2008Golden GlobeBest Performance by an Actor in a Supporting Role in a Series, Miniseries or Motion Picture Made for Television Nominated
2008EmmyOutstanding Supporting Actor in a Drama Series Nominated
2007EmmyOutstanding Supporting Actor in a Drama Series Nominated
2006EmmyOutstanding Supporting Actor in a Drama Series Nominated
2005Golden GlobeBest Performance by an Actor in a Supporting Role in a Series, Miniseries or Motion Picture Made for Television Won
2005EmmyOutstanding Supporting Actor in a Drama Series Won
2004EmmyOutstanding Guest Actor in a Drama Series Won
1999EmmyOutstanding Guest Actor in a Comedy Series Nominated
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