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  • From high school to the high chair at starfleet and beyond visit the many roles of William Shatner on and off the screen. </br></br>William Shatner is seen in his senior year class photo from West Hill High School in Montreal, Quebec, Canada, circa 1948.
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  • Canadian-born actor William Shatner poses for a portrait at The Langham Huntington Pasadena, April 2, 2015, in Pasadena, California.
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  • William Shatner consults a script while filming an episode of the television anthology series "The Alfred Hitchcock Hour," April 11, 1957.
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  • William Shatner, as Don Carter, and Patricia Breslin, as Pat Carter, in episode, "Nick of Time," from the science-fiction television series, "The Twilight Zone," Aug.17, 1960.
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  • William Shatner, left, as Captain James T. Kirk, Leonard Nimoy, as Mr. Spock, and DeForest Kelley, as Dr. McCoy, in a scene from the episode "The City on the Edge of Forever" of the television series, "Star Trek," April 6, 1967. <br><br>Shatner portrayed the Starfleet captain in all three seasons of the show, as well as in movies that followed.
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  • William Shatner, as Captain Brandywine Gage, in a scene from the episode "A Small Beheading" of the television series "Kung Fu," 1974.
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  • William Shatner poses for a portrait, circa 1975.
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  • William Shatner, as Sgt. T.J. Hooker, in a scene from the episode "God Bless the Child" from the television series "T.J. Hooker." <br><br>The crime drama last five seasons with Shatner taking on the role of director for 10 episodes during the final season.
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  • William Shatner and wife Marcy Lafferty Shatner pose for a photograph at Night of 100 Stars, March 8, 1982, in New York City.
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  • William Shatner stands with his daughters, Melanie, left, and Lisabeth, at the Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey Circus July 31, 1990, in Los Angeles, California. <br><br> Shatner had Melanie and Lisabeth, along with their sister Leslie, with his first wife, Gloria Rand, whom he divorced in 1969.
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  • William Shatner, as Captain James T. Kirk, and DeForest Kelley, as Dr. Leonard "Bones" McCoy, in a scene from "Star Trek VI: The Undiscovered Country." <br><br>Shatner played Captain Kirk in six films.
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  • Nerine Kidd and William Shatner attend the "Star Trek: 30 Years and Beyond - A Live Tribute" at Paramount Studios in Los Angeles, Oct. 6, 1996. <br><br>Shatner and Kidd married in 1997 and stayed together until her accidental drowning death in 1999.
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  • William Shatner, left, as Denny Crane; James Spader, as Alan Shore; and Rhona Mitra, as Tara Wilson, in a scene from the episode "Comings and Goings" of the legal drama, "The Practice." <br><br>Shatner would go on to guest star in only five episodes of the series but win an Emmy award for outstanding guest appearance in a television drama and play the same character in a spinoff show of his own.
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  • Actor William Shatner poses with the Emmy for best supporting actor in a drama series for the ABC show "Boston Legal" in the press room at the 57th Annual Emmy Awards at the Shrine Auditorium, Sept. 18, 2005, in Los Angeles. <br><br>"Boston Legal" earned Shatner his second Emmy award win as well as four more nominations throughout the show's airing.
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  • William Shatner arrives on horseback during Comedy Central's Roast of William Shatner in Studio City, California, Aug. 13, 2006.
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  • William Shatner competes during the reining competition at the Del Mar Equestrian Center in Los Angeles, California, April 23, 2006. <br><br>Shatner is an avid horse lover who breeds Quarter Horses and American Saddlebreds on his 360-acre ranch in Kentucky on his spare time.
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  • William Shatner, left, as Denny Crane; Rene Auberjonois, as Paul Lewiston; and Rhona Mitra, as Tara Wilson, in a scene from the episode "Catch and Release" of the legal drama "Boston Legal." <br><br>Shatner's character, Denny Crane, whom he first portrayed in "The Practice" for five episodes, was made into the main character of "Boston Legal."
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  • William Shatner and wife Elizabeth Shatner depart the Oscars at Hollywood & Highland Center, Feb. 24, 2013, in Hollywood, California. <br><br>Shatner married Elizabeth Martin in 2001. They have no children together but are still married.
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  • William Shatner signs copies of his new book, "Leonard: My Fifty-Year Friendship with a Remarkable Man," at Barnes & Noble at The Grove, Feb. 18, 2016, in Los Angeles, California.
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