William Shatner (actor), born on March 22, 1931 in Montreal, Quebec, Canada. William Shatner's age 90 years & Zodiac Sign Aries, nationality Canadian (by birth) & Race/Ethnicity is Ashkenazi Jewish. Let's check, How Tall is William Shatner?
William Shatner Bio
William Shatner Height
5 Feet 9.5 Inches (176.53 cm)
|Height & Weight|
|Height (in Feet-Inches)||5 Feet 9.5 Inches|
|Height (in Centimeters)||176.53 cm|
|Weight (in Kilograms)||74 kg|
|Weight (in Pounds)||163.14 lbs|
William Shatner Body Measurements
William Shatner's full body measurements are 44 inches (111.76 cm) - 14.5 inches (36.83 cm) - 32 inches (81.28 cm).
|Measurements||44-32-14.5 inches/ 111.76-81.28-36.83 cm|
|Chest Size||44 inches (111.76 cm)|
|Biceps Size||14.5 inches (36.83 cm)|
|Waist Size (Male)||32 inches (81.28 cm)|
Bio And Wiki
William Shatner is one of the most famous and trending Actor in the whole world right now. William Shatner was born on March 22, 1931, in Montreal, Quebec, Canada.
Family, Childhood, and Education
His father’s name is Joseph Shatner and his mother’s name is Ann. His father had a cloth manufacturing business and his mother worked as an elocutionist. Shatner had two sisters. William has two sisters, named Farla and Joy.
He studied at Willingdon Elementary School and West Hill High School. Afterward, he attended the McGill University Faculty of Management in Montreal, Canada, and studied Economics, graduating with a Bachelor of Commerce degree.
He was awarded an honorary Doctorate of Letters by McGill University in June 2011 and received an honorary Doctor of Letters from the New England Institute of Technology in May 2018.
He became quite popular as a young performer but instead of continuing with it, he pursued a commerce program at the prestigious McGill University in Montreal. Shatner was awarded his bachelors’ degree in 1952.
In 1954 William started off as a performer at the Stratford Shakespeare Festival after having trained in the nuances of Shakespearean acting at the Canadian National Repertory Theatre. Two years later Shatner acted in the play ‘Tamburlaine the Great’ at Broadway. Shatner acted in plays as well as television programs for some years before he got his first break in films in the year 1958 when he was cast in the film ‘The Brothers Karamazov’ produced by MGM. The same year, Shatner’s performance in the play ‘The World of Suzie Wong’ was well received.
Throughout the 1960s he worked in movies and television simultaneously, along with a bit of theatre. He starred in films like ‘Explosive Generation’, ‘Intruder’ and ‘Judgement at Nuremberg among others while on television he was a part of the cast of ‘Thriller’, ‘Twilight Zone’ and ‘The Outer Limits. In 1966, Gene Roddenberry decided to cast William Shatner in the role of Capt. James T. Kirk in the famous TV show ‘Star Trek’ and he starred in the show for its entire duration of three years. It was one of the most important roles in Shatner’s career and he went on to star in the Star Trek films that were made later.
In 1968, Shatner began his career in music with the album ‘The Transformed Man’ and went on to produce three more albums in his career. The three albums were ‘Has Been’, ‘Seeking Major Tom’ and ‘Ponder the Mystery. The last one was released 45 years after his first album was released.
After ‘Star Trek’ was discontinued in 1969, William Shatner’s career went through a bit of a lull as he could not get the sort of roles that he was looking for having become too identifiable with his ‘Star Trek’ character. Around this time Shatner worked mainly in television shows like ‘The Andersonville Trial, ‘Barbary Coast’ and ‘The Hollywood Squares’ among others.
In 1979, his career took a positive turn with the release of the film ‘Star Trek: The Motion Picture’ where Shatner played the iconic role of Capt. Kirk. Shatner went on to play the role in the subsequent six Star Trek films. He played the role of Captain Kirk in other movies like ‘Airplane: The Sequel’ and ‘National Lampoon’s Loaded Weapon 1’ as well.
He started working in the TV series ‘T.J. Hooker’ in the year 1982 and he also directed some episodes of the series. Seven years later Shatner hosted the popular crime show ‘Rescue 911’ which ran for seven years. He also wrote some science fiction novels at the time and the first published book was ‘TekWar’. He appeared in the show ‘The Practice’ in the role of the lawyer Denny Crane and the character became so popular that in 2004 he was cast as the same character in the show ‘Boston Legal’. His performances in the latter show earned him rave reviews. Four years later his autobiography ‘Up Till Now- The Autobiography’ was released. He has appeared in a number of TV shows, documentaries, and films over the latter part of his career.
Awards And Achievements
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• Gоldеn Rаѕрbеrrу Аwаrd
• Ѕаturn Аwаrd
• Рrіѕm Аwаrd
• Еmmу Аwаrd
• Gоldеn Glоbе Аwаrd
• Ѕtrеаmу Аwаrd
Тhе lіѕt ѕhаll nеvеr еnd bесаuѕе Wіllіаm Ѕhаtnеr іѕ а vіѕіоn! Тhе асtоr/dіrесtоr/рrоduсеr/wrіtеr hаѕ рlауеd еvеrу rоlе реrfесtlу! Nоbоdу саn еvеr ѕау thаt hе wаѕ а рооr wrіtеr аnd а fаntаѕtіс асtоr bесаuѕе hе dіd bоth thе јоbѕ ехtrеmеlу wеll! Ѕhаtnеr’ѕ tаlеnt іѕ рrаіѕе-wоrthy.
Girlfriend/ Wife And Children’s/
Shatner got married to actress Gloria Rand on August 12, 1956. The couple had three daughters. The marriage ended in divorce after 13 years. In 1973, he got married to Marcy Lafferty but this marriage too ended 23 years later in 1996. He did not have any children from this marriage. In 1997, he got married to actress Nerine Kidd but two years after their marriage, Kidd died as a result of drowning in a swimming pool due to the effects of alcohol and Valium. He got married for the fourth time to Elizabeth Anderson Martin in 2001.
William Shatner Net Worth And Salary
As of 2021, the estimated William Shatner’s net worth is $61 million USD. His major source of income is his acting career. William Shatner’s salary as of 2021 is $4.2 million per year.
Social Media Profile
He is active on Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter accounts. He has more than 381k followers on Instagram, around 1.7 million followers on Facebook, and more than 2.8 million followers on Twitter.
Trivia: William Shatner Facts
* He has two sisters, named Farla and Joy.
* After graduating from McGill University, he worked as a business manager for the Mountain Playhouse in Montreal.
* All of his 4 grandparents were Jewish immigrants and it was his paternal grandfather, Wolf Schattner, who anglicized the family name to “Shatner”.
* He appeared on Boston Legal and won a People’s Choice Award for Favorite New TV Drama series for his reality-based show, Rescue 911.
* He starred in the hit TV drama Boston Legal alongside Candice Bergen.
* He married his second wife Marcy Lafferty in 1973, but the couple divorced in 1996.
* He had three children from his marriage to his first wife Gloria Rand.
He is ranked in the list of most popular Canadian actor.Read Full Biography Wikipedia