William Shatner Bio, Age, Height, Family, Wife, Space Fight, Health, Movies and Shows, Awards, Net worth

William Shatner Biography

William Shatner is a comedian, actor scriptwriter, producer, director, and singer. William is mostly known for his role in the USS star trek as Captain James T Kirk. He is a father of three children. Shatner’s acting life began in the Canadian National Repertory theater where he trained as a classical Shakespearean actor. Shatner enjoys breeding and showing American Saddlebreds and Quarter Horses in his spare time. In Star Trek Generations, he rode one of his own mares, Great Belles of Fire.

William Shatner Age

William was born on 22 March 1931 in Notre-Dame-de-Grâce, Montreal, Quebec, Canada.

William Shatner Height

Shatner stands at a height of 5 feet and 10 inches tall.

William Shatner Family

William was born to Joseph Shanter and Anne Shanter. His father was a cloth manufacturer. He is the brother of Joy and Farla.

William Shatner Wife

William has said his vows 4 times. He was first married to Gloria Rand, an actress in 1956 and the marriage was blessed with 3 daughters Leslie, Lisabeth and Melanie. The two got divorced in 1969. Marcy Lafferty, the daughter of producer Perry Lafferty, was Shatner’s second wife, and they were married from 1973 to 1996.

From 1997 to 1999, he was married to Nerine Kidd, who died in 1999. Shatner returned home at 10 p.m. on August 9, 1999, to find Nerine’s body at the bottom of their backyard pool. She was 40 years old at the time. Her blood contained alcohol and Valium (diazepam), and the coroner decided her death was due to accidental drowning. In 2001, Shatner married Elizabeth Anderson Martin.
In 2004, she co-wrote the song “Together” on Shatner’s album Has Been. Shatner filed for divorce from Elizabeth in 2019. The divorce was finalized in January 2020

William Shatner Education

Shatner attended Willingdon Elementary School and West Hill High School in Notre-Dame-de-Grâce and is a graduate of the Montreal Children’s Theatre. He earned a Bachelor of Commerce degree in Economics from the McGill University Faculty of Management in Montreal in 1952. He received an honorary Doctorate of Letters from McGill University in June 2011. In May 2018, Shatner received an honorary Doctor of Letters from the New England Institute of Technology.

William Shatner Movies and Shows

Star Trek series
Boston legal
T.J Hooker
The TekWar series
Man o’ War, 1996
The Law of War, 1998
Delta Search, 1997
In Alien Hands, 1997
Step into Chaos, 1999
Beyond the Stars, 2000
Shadow Planet, 2002
The Twilight Zone
Miss Congeniality 1 and 2
Over The Hedge
The unexplained
The Captains

William Shatner Space Flight

On October 13, 2021, Shatner will embark on Blue Origin’s second human mission, Blue Origin NS-18. From Blue Origin’s Launch Site One in West Texas, he will travel aboard the RSS First Step, the New Shepard suborbital rocket capsule, alongside Chris Boshuizen, Glen De Vries, and Audrey Powers. Shatner will overtake Wally Funk, who embarked on Blue Origin’s first human mission, as the oldest person to fly to space at the age of 90.

William Shatner WWE

In 1995 Shatner participated in the show as the guest of Jerry “The King” Lawler. In 2007 he returned to induct Lawler Into the Hall of Fame and then again as a special guest in 2010.

William Shatner Health

Shatner has tinnitus, which he says was caused by a pyrotechnical mishap on set while filming the Star Trek episode “Arena,” though he didn’t notice symptoms until the early 1990s, nearly a quarter-century later. The American Tinnitus Association is a charity that Shatner supports. Wearing a small electronic device that emitted low-level, wideband white noise “helped his brain put the tinnitus in the background,” a process known as habituation, was his treatment for this disease. In the year 2020, Shatner reported that he has swelling joints and various age-related “aches and pains.” He treats his discomfort with CBD oil.

William Shatner Award and Honors

1980, 1983 Saturn Award winner
1990 double Golden Raspberry Award winner
2004, 2005 Emmy Award winner
2005 Golden Globe Award winner
2009 Prism Award winner
2009 Streamy Award – Best Reality Web Series.
Television Hall of Fame inductee (class of 2006).
2011 Governor General’s Performing Arts Award
2011 Honorary doctorate of Letters from McGill University, his alma mater.
2014 NASA Distinguished Public Service Medal – highest award NASA gives a non-government employee.
1983 Star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame
2000 Star on Canada’s Walk of Fame
2015 Voice Arts Icon Award
2019 Appointed an Officer of the Order of Canada by Canadian Governor General Julie Payette.
2020 WWE Hall of Fame, Celebrity Wing inductee

William Shatner Net worth

William has an estimated net worth of $100 million

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