William Shatner is a Canadian actor, author, producer, and director best known for his portrayal of James T. Kirk, captain of the USS Enterprise, in the Star Trek franchise. He has written several books chronicling his experiences playing Captain Kirk and being a part of the massive success that is Star Trek. He has also co-written several novels set in the Star Trek universe.
Shatner played the eponymous veteran police sergeant in T.J. Hooker, and afterwards hosted the reality-based television series, Rescue 911, which won a People’s Choice Award for Favorite New TV Dramatic Series. From 2004 until 2008, he starred as attorney Denny Crane in The Practice and its spin-off series, Boston Legal, which earned him two Emmy awards.
In 2016, he co-founded the comic book company, Shatner Singularity. In 2017 the graphic novel under his company, Stan Lee’s ‘God Woke’, won the Independent Publisher Book Awards’ Outstanding Books of the Year Independent Voice Award.