William Shatner

William Shatner to write book on his friendship with Leonard Nimoy

William Shatner

Washington, Apr 18 - William Shatner is planning to write a book on his friendship with his late friend Leonard Nimoy in order to cherish their memories.

The 'Star Trek' actor said that he and his late co-star friend knew almost everything about each other as they knew each other for many years and to share those memories with others he would be write a book, People Magazine reported.

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Captain Kirk reveals why he could not attend brother's Mr.Spock funeral

William Shatner

Washington, Mar 2 - William Shatner, who starred as Captain Kirk alongside late Leonard Nimoy in 'Star Trek' series, has defended himself on Twitter on why he did not attend Nimoy's funeral.

The Canadian actor tweeted that he feel really awful and here he was doing charity work and one of his dearest friends was being buried, the Washington Times reported.

The 83-year-old defended himself after the New York Daily News dubbed him "Captain Jerk" for skipping Nimoy's funeral .

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Captain Kirk mourns brother Mr. Spock's death on Twitter

William Shatner

London, Feb 28 - William Shatner, who played Captain Kirk alongside Leonard Nimoy as Mr. Spock in ' Star Trek', paid tribute to the late actor and said that he loved the late 83-year-old actor like a brother.

The Canadian actor took to Twitter to pay his tribute and said that they will all miss Nimoy's humor, his talent, and his capacity to love, the Mirror reported.

According to one website,, Shatner also added that actor's death was so upsetting, but also really lovely to see how loved Nimoy was and will continue to be.

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William Shatner receives special honour from NASA

William Shatner receives special honour from NASAWashington, Apr 29 - In honour of his support of NASA programs and science education, NASA has honoured Canadian actor William Shatner with its Distinguished Public Service Medal, the space agency's highest award for non-government people.

The medal reads, "For outstanding generosity and dedication to inspiring new generations of explorers around the world, and for unwavering support for NASA and its missions of discovery."

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'Star Trek' legend William Shatner claims extra-terrestrial life exists

'Star Trek' legend William Shatner claims extra-terrestrial life existsLondon, February 28 : ' Star Trek ' legend William Shatner has claimed that he has been personally involved in dealings with extra-terrestrial life.

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William Shatner is a douche, says `Star Trek` co-star George Takei

William Shatner is a douche, says `Star Trek` co-star George TakeiNew York, Jan. 19 : George Takei, who co-starred with William Shatner in `Star Trek' 45 years ago, still remembers the experience vividly but not with fondness.

"Bill's douchiness. He's very self-possessed, self-involved, everything revolves around the captain," the New York Post quoted him as saying on `Watch What Happens Live.'

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William Shatner sued for `harassing` former employees

William Shatner sued for `harassing` former employeesWashington, September 6 : Canadian actor William Shatner is facing a lawsuit from two of his former employees for allegedly discriminating and harassing them after one of them refused to sign a waiver after getting injured on the job.

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William Shatner rejects peace talks with ‘Star Wars’ fans

William Shatner rejects peace talks with ‘Star Wars’ fansWellington, Jan 11 : William Shatner, who has shot down all hopes for a peace deal between ‘Star Wars’ and ‘Star Trek’ fans, has now called for retribution.

Fellow ‘Star Trek’ actor George Takei had called last month for devotees of both franchises to unite against the mutual threat to all science fiction ‘Twilight’.


William Shatner gives Turkey frying safety tips ahead of Thanksgiving

William Shatner gives Turkey frying safety tips ahead of ThanksgivingNew York Nov 17 : In a new Thanksgiving safety video titled `Eat, fry. Love', William Shatner offers tips to those who plan to fry their birds for the day.

The 80-year-old actor shares his love for fried turkey by teaching how to do it safely in an ad for the insurance company State Farm.

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How the net has made William Shatner richer by $600M

William ShatnerNew York, May 04 : ‘Star Trek’ star William Shatner, who asked for stocks instead of cash when he became pitchman for the Internet travel company Priceline. com in 1997, has made a startling 600 million dollars – thanks to his early decision.

According to The Toronto Sun, Priceline’s shares are currently trading close to 300-dollar apiece. And although the company won’t disclose how many shares Shatner receives, it’s reported to be plenty.

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William Shatner launches sci-fi social network website

William-ShatnerWashington, Mar 13 : Actor William Shatner has launched a new social network website, ‘MyOuterSpace. com’, aimed at science fiction, horror and fantasy fans who want to make a career in the science fiction industry.

The Canadian hopes to recruit people with skills in the field of science fiction.

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William Shatner to get lifetime achievement award

William ShatnerLondon, March 5 : Veteran actor William Shatner will be conferred with lifetime achievement award at Banff World Television Festival in his native Canada.

Shatner, known for his role as Star Trek's Captain Kirk, will receive the honour at the summer event, which takes place in Alberta from June 13-16, reports dailystar. co. uk.

He will also present a master class during the festival to discuss his five-decade-long Hollywood career.(IANS)

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William Shatner says he’s disappointed at not attending George Takei''''s wedding

William ShatnerLondon, Oct 24 : After calling co-actor George Takei a "psychotic" and "sick" person in his bitter YouTube video, former ‘Star Trek’ star William Shatner is disappointed that he did not get to attend Takei’s wedding.

Takei married partner Brad Altman on September 14.

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William Shatner brands Star Trek co-star George Takei ‘sick’ and ‘psychotic’

William Shatner brands Star Trek co-star George Takei ‘sick’ and ‘psychotic’London, Oct 22 : Star Trek legend William Shatner has instigated an attack on his former co-star George Takei via a Youtube video, in which he calls him "sick" and "psychotic".

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William Shatner was clueless about ‘Star Trek’ co-stars’ dislike

Hollywood star William ShatnerNew York, April 18 : Hollywood star William Shatner has revealed that he did not have any idea that his co-stars in ‘Star Trek’ disliked him until the show ended.

He writes in his autobiography ‘Up Till Now’ that he had to put in years of hard work to improve his relationship with the other actors.

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William Shatner: ‘I never watched Star Trek’

William ShatnerLondon, Feb 8 : William Shatner, who played Captain James Kirk in Star Trek, has confessed that he has never watched the TV show or any of the spin-off movies that propelled him to fame.

The 76-year-old actor refuses to watch himself onscreen because he believes ‘(he) sucks’ at acting in the popular sci-fi series.

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William Shatner unhappy over laxly written Captain Kirk death scene

Veteran actor William ShatnerWashington, January 22: Veteran actor William Shatner is just not happy with the way ‘Star Trek’ writers planned the scene in which heroic sci-fi character Captain Kirk dies.

He says that even the audiences were not glad to see Kirk falling to his death from a cliff.

Shatner also blames himself for bearing misconceptions that he could make the scene spectacular despite its being laxly written.

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William Shatner not to do a cameo in ‘Star Trek’ prequel

Washington, October 20 : Hollywood star William Shatner has denied that he is playing a cameo in the new ‘Star Trek’ prequel, and criticised director J.J. Abrams and other producers for not casting him in a substantial role.

The actor, well-known for playing Captain James Kirk in the original movies and television franchise, insisted that he would not do a cameo even if the producers had offered him one.

"I don't do cameos... I can't imagine what I would do as a cameo," Contactmusic quoted him as saying.

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