After years of working together on all of the Star Trek productions William Shatner and Leonard Nimoy are still going strong. Shatner played “Denny Crane” in the legal drama Boston Legal and went on to play the lead role in the comedy series $#*! My Dad Says. Nimoy recently played “William Bell” in the sci-fi series Fringe.
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William Alan Shatner, best known as “James T. Kirk” was born in Montreal, Quebec, Canada. His film debut was in The Brothers Karamazov starring Yul Brynner. He has appeared before the camera in both television episodes and films in almost 200 productions. Some of the televisions shows he made recurring appearances on were Studio One, Kraft Television Theatre, Thriller, 77 Sunset Strip, and, For The People. Although mainly a television actor, Shatner appeared in several films such as Judgment at Nuremberg, Big Bad Mama, Incubus, The Devil’s Rain and all seven Star Trek movies. His most famous role is that of “James T. Kirk” captain of the Starship Enterprise on Star Trek. The show was later made as an anitimated series and Shatner did the voice of “Captain Kirk”. He had another famous television role in T. J. Hooker. Not ready to be “beamed up” yet Shatner played “Denny Crane” on the series Boston Legal and has done the voice of “Core” in a new animated film called Quantum Quest: A Cassini Space Odyssey.
William Shatner ,in comparing himself to James Kirk, said “We were basically one and the same, although Jim [Kirk] was just about perfect, and, of course, I am perfect.”