February 04, 2023

William Shatner Biography, Age, Ex-wife, Children, Family, Wiki & More

Updated On : December 12, 2019

William Shatner Popularity on Social Media

Short Biography

William Shatner was born on 22-03-1931 in Montreal in the province of Quebec, Canada. He is a Canadian Television Actor, Author, Film Actor, Film Director, Television Presenter, Voice Artist, Novelist, Writer, Blogger, Singer, Film Producer, Spokesperson, Comedian, Screenwriter, Video Game Artist & Philanthropist.

William Shatner Complete Bio & Career

William Shatner was born and raised in Canada. He has been associated with the entertainment industry since last 7 decades. He is best known for his portrayal of Captain James T. Kirk in Star Trek franchise. Chronicling his experience, he has written various fiction and non-fictional novels. He has also penned down a series of fiction novels titled TekWar which finally adopted for a television series. 
William Shatner has also played the role of police officer in the American police drama series called T. J. Hooker which won him a lot of praise. In addition to acting, he also served as the host of American reality series Rescue 911 which earned him a people’s choice award. He also appeared in the NBC series 3rd Rock from the Sun in the 4th and 5th season of the series. He was immensely praised for his performance in American legal drama series The Practice and also in its spinoff series titled Boston Legal. His portrayal of Denny Crane in both the series won him 2 Emmy Awards. Off late, he was seen in NBC real-life travelogue called Better Late Than Never. He has also tried his hands in singing and released as many as 8 albums. 
Shatner is also associated with a lot of charities and has donated generously. He enjoys horse breeding and has a 360-acre farm in Kentucky called Belle Reve Farm. In his illustrious career, he has appeared in over 30 television series and 20 films. He has also lent his voice in videogame characters and has also appeared in some commercials as well.

William Shatner Family, Relatives and Other Relations

He was born to Joseph Shatner and Anne Garmaise. He has 2 sisters named Farla Shatner and Joy Shatner. He was married to Gloria Rand from 1956 to 1969 and has 3 daughters with her named Leslie, Lisabeth, and Melanie. He then married Marcy Lafferty in 1973 and was married to her till 1996. He then married Late Nerine Kidd Shatner in 1997 and was married to her till her death in 1999. He then married Elizabeth Anderson Martin in 2001 and divorced her in 2019.

Life's Important Dates Of William Shatner

Body Measurements

Skin Colour White
Eye Colour Light Brown
Hair Colour Salt & Pepper

Personal Info

Home Town Notre-Dame-de-Grâce, Montreal
Nationality Canadian
Religion Jewish
Address Los Angeles, California, U.S.
School Westhill High School, Notre-Dame-de-Grâce, Montreal
College McGill University Faculty of Management, Montreal
Qualification Graduate
Hobbies Horse Riding and Travelling
Marital Status Divorced
Debut Film - Oedipus the King (1957)
TV - The Canadian Howdy Doody Show (1954)
Best Movies The Intruder (1962), Star Trek: The Motion Picture (1979), Showtime (2002), William Shatner's Gonzo Ballet (2009), and A Christmas Horror Story (2015) among others
Salary N/A
Net Worth N/A
Official Website www.williamshatner.com


Favorite Color Black
Favorite Sport Football
Favorite Singer Bryan Adams
Favorite Place Montreal

Shocking / Interesting Facts & Secrets About William Shatner

  • Shatner dislikes watching himself perform, and says that he has never watched any Star Trek or Boston Legal episodes nor any of the Star Trek movies.
  • He released his autobiography titled Up Till Now: The Autobiography in the year 2008.
  • He was the first Canadian actor to star in three successful television series on three different major networks (NBC, CBS, and ABC).
  • He has appeared in advertisements for many companies and products.

William Shatner Age, Birthday Facts and Birthday Countdown

91 years, 10months, 13 days old age William Shatner will turn 92 on 22 March, 2023. Only 1 months, 17 days, 17 hours,29 minutes has left for his next birthday.

Birthdays Celebrated on Each Day of Week

William Shatner has celebrated the total number of 92 birthdays till date. See the analysis by days count and bar graph.

  • 92
  • 13
  • 13
  • 14
  • 14
  • 13
  • 13
  • 12