Best known for his roles in "Boston Legal" and "Star Trek"
William Shatner is an actor, singer, author, producer, director, spokesman and comedian. He gained worldwide fame and became a cultural icon for his portrayal of James T. Kirk, Captain of the USS Enterprise, in the “Star Trek” franchise. Shatner also played the eponymous veteran police sergeant in “T. J. Hooker.” He hosted the reality-based television series “Rescue 911,” which won a People's Choice Award for Favorite New TV Dramatic Series. He has since worked as a musician, author, director and celebrity pitchman, and starred as attorney Denny Crane in the television dramas “The Practice” and its spin-off, “Boston Legal”, for which he won two Emmy Awards and a Golden Globe Award.