"Star Trek"-Ikone William Shatner ist eine lebende Legende. Doch auch wenn mancher Sci-Fi-Fan ihn aus den Augen verloren haben mag, lief. William Shatner. geboren am kanadischer Schauspieler, Sänger und Autor. Bild: ZDF. Darsteller in Serien. Als Captain James Tiberius Kirk, Kommandant des Raumschiffs Enterprise und aufrechter Weltraum-Ritter, erlangte William Shatner in der TV-Serie „Star Trek“.
William ShatnerWilliam Shatner, OC (* März in Montreal) ist ein kanadischer Schauspieler, Produzent, Regisseur, Drehbuchautor, Buchautor, Sänger und. Deutschlands führende Nachrichtenseite. Alles Wichtige aus Politik, Wirtschaft, Sport, Kultur, Wissenschaft, Technik und mehr. William Shatner (* März in Montreal, Quebec, Kanada 89 Jahre alt) ist ein kanadischer.
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He was the understudy of Christopher Plummer in a stage production of Shakespeare's play "Henry V" in Canada.
His favorite Star Trek: The Original Series episode is Star Trek: The Original Series: The Devil in the Dark His clipped, dramatic delivery of his lines, peppered with dramatic pauses, is often referred to as "Shatnerian".
During the late s, he recorded an LP record titled "The Transformed Man", that is considered to be a camp classic today.
One track was a spoken cover version of "Mr. Tambourine Man" -- one in which he gave an overdramatic performance that some compared to a man on a bad drug trip.
Shatner embraces his checkered reputation as a "camp" performer now. His version of "Lucy in the Sky with Diamonds" was voted as the worst massacre of a The Beatles song ever.
Did most of his own stunts for Star Trek III: The Search for Spock , even though he had a stuntman, John Meier , to do the more difficult ones.
During the filming of Star Trek III: The Search for Spock , a fire broke out on the studio lot that threatened to destroy the Genesis Planet sets.
Shatner was one of several cast and crew members who helped to put the fire out, wielding a fire hose to spray that at the fire.
He was the first person to appear in the sketch on Late Night with Conan O'Brien of "Celebrity Secrets".
This became a regular sketch on this show featuring major celebrities such as Harrison Ford , Tom Hanks , and his fellow Star Trek captains, Patrick Stewart and George Takei.
Has appeared in productions at the Stratford Festival in Stratford, Ontario, Canada. According to Debra Hill , a Halloween mask in Shatner's likeness was painted white and used as the mask of Michael Myers in the original Halloween He once worked as a camp counselor as a teenager at the Camp B'nai Brith in the Laurentian Mountains of Quebec.
At first, he believed that as the star of Star Trek: The Original Series , he was supposed to "outshine" the rest of the actors and actresses.
He later said that he had come to appreciate the merits of having an ensemble cast, with each member's contribution while working on Star Trek.
In his early performing days, he was once required to play the piano in a scene with music supplied off-camera , then pull a weapon from a drawer to kill another actor.
First the piano cue went badly, then the only "weapon" available turned out to be a corkscrew. Shatner carried on, and in his own words, "I screwed him to death!
His appearance on Saturday Night Live in mocked the Iran-Contra Affair figure Oliver North with Shatner standing mute in a green uniform ; his own series T.
Hooker , recently canceled, and some overzealous Star Trek: The Original Series fans. This last sketch had him grimly addressing the fans at a Star Trek convention with the phrase "Get a life!
He claimed he had not, but that that had been written by the comedy writers of Saturday Night Live. Shatner later made "Get a Life!
Did a concert with crooner Brian Evans in Key West, Florida, joining the singer for his own style and rendition of the songs "Lady Is a Tramp" and "What Kind of Fool Am I".
Has appeared in episodes of five different series with Leonard Nimoy : The Man from U. Hooker and Futurama Had some worries about appearing in Futurama: Where No Fan Has Gone Before He spoke with Billy West , who told Shatner that the cast and crew had nothing but respect for him.
He agreed to continue. Has joined Sylvester Stallone , Prince , Kevin Costner , Roberto Benigni and Tom Green as being the few actors who have directed themselves in performances that "won" them Razzie Awards for "Worst Actor".
He once bought a horse from the father of Chelsea Field , a man who is also the father-in-law of Scott Bakula. Has appeared in episodes of three different series with George Takei and Nichelle Nichols : Star Trek: The Original Series , Star Trek: The Animated Series and Futurama His paternal grandparents, Volf Schattner and Fruma Freyda Lecker, were Jewish emigrants from Kuty, Ukraine and Bukovina, in the Austro-Hungarian Empire, respectively.
William's father, Joseph Shatner, was born in Bukovina. William's maternal grandparents, Yaakov Garmaise and Yetta Kahn, were Jewish emigrants from Vilkaviskis, in Lithuania.
He was mentioned in the episode The Simpsons: Like Father, Like Clown as being a famous Jewish entertainer. During his marriage to Marcy Lafferty , he was the son-in-law of Perry Lafferty.
He was one of the guests at the wedding of Sandra Bullock and Jesse James. The most popular television star in Germany, elected in on-line-voting by the spectators of the national television channel KabelEins.
Suffers from tinnitus ringing in the ears , along with Star Trek: The Original Series co-star Leonard Nimoy. Nimoy's right ear and Shatner's left ear are affected.
Their hearing was apparently damaged during the filming of the episode, Star Trek: The Original Series: Arena , when they were both too close to a special effects explosion.
Auctioned a kidney stone to GoldenPalace. The money went to Habitat for Humanity, a charity that builds houses for the needy.
Is an expert equestrian horse rider , which was put to good use in Star Trek: Generations Co-star Patrick Stewart , despite his classical background, had very little experience with horses, so Shatner helped teach him.
One of Shatner's tips was to wear pantyhose under his pants, to reduce chafing. Season One Video documentary short Kirk. Show all 7 episodes.
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Edit Personal Details Other Works: Album: He did two spoken-word pieces on Ben Folds ' solo album "Fear of Pop: Volume One".
He spoke the lyrics of "In Love" and "Still In Love" to Folds' music. A remixed version of "In Love", available only to dance clubs, became a short-lived hit on the club scene.
Edit Did You Know? Personal Quote: [When asked if he was a fan of technology] I love technology. Matches, to light a fire is really high tech.
The wheel is REALLY one of the great inventions of all time. Other than that I am an ignoramus about technology.
I once looked for the 'ON' button on the computer and came to find out it was on the back. Then I thought, anyone who would put the 'on' switch on the back, where you can't find Trivia: His paternal grandparents, Volf Schattner and Fruma Freyda Lecker, were Jewish emigrants from Kuty, Ukraine and Bukovina, in the Austro-Hungarian Empire, respectively.
William's father, Joseph Shatner, was born in Bukovina. Los Angeles, CA — Hot on the heels of the superb joint effort from William Shatner and Canned Heat comes a brand-new alliance that is sure to have music fans cheering.
Former Rainbow and Deep Purple axeman and one of the most revered guitarists of the classic rock era, Ritchie Blackmore, joins Mr.
On the big screen, Shatner appeared as a beauty pageant host in Miss Congeniality and its sequel Miss Congeniality 2 , with Sandra Bullock.
In , he made a guest appearance as a talented, but eccentric lawyer on The Practice. His turn as Denny Crane brought him his first Emmy Award for Outstanding Guest Actor in a Drama Series in He had been previously nominated for his guest appearance on the science fiction sitcom 3rd Rock from the Sun in The Practice creator David E.
Kelley created a spin-off series, Boston Legal , featuring Shatner's character Denny Crane in Law partner and master litigator Crane acts as a mentor of sorts to Alan Shore played by James Spader.
For his work on the series, Shatner won his second Emmy — this time for Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Drama Series — in More nominations in this category followed in and in In , Shatner began work on Shatner's Raw Nerve, a celebrity interview program on the Biography Channel.
My Dad Says , based on a Twitter feed of the same name. He began hosting the U. The series tackles subjects that have mystified mankind for centuries, from mysterious structures and cursed ancient cities to extraterrestrial sightings and bizarre rituals.
Shatner has experienced great success as an author. During the writers' strike of , he transformed a screenplay idea into a novel.
The result was TekWar , a work of science fiction featuring a middle-aged private detective working in the twenty-second century.
More Tek titles followed and were later adapted for television. Additionally, Shatner worked with Judith and Garfield Reeves-Stevens to create a series of Star Trek novels, and launched the Quest for Tomorrow and Samuel Lord science fiction series.
Also a veteran of nonfiction, Shatner co-authored Star Trek Memories and Star Trek Movie Memories with Chris Kreski. He and Kreski also worked together on Get a Life!
Would look great as part of a shadow box for a desk, shelf or In was inducted in the Broadcasting and Cable Hall of Fame.
This is his Hall of Fame award from that evening that he accepted. The award comes with a Certificate of Authenticity from This coffee table book was only available during at Uppercase publications and gallery event in Canada.
Hurry Quantities are limited. These are the last we will get. From the famous Gund manufacturing company comes this licensed highly collectible UGLY doll wearing the Captain Kirk Tunic.
GUND is Action Figures Audio Books With Mr. Shatner's Bookplate. Star Wars.