William Shatner

1931 - Today

William Shatner

William Shatner (born March 22, 1931) is a Canadian actor, author, producer, director, screenwriter, and singer. In his seven decades of acting, Shatner became a cultural icon for his portrayal of Captain James T. Kirk of the USS Enterprise in the Star Trek franchise. He has written a series of books chronicling his experiences playing Captain Kirk, being a part of Star Trek, and life after Star Trek. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of William Shatner has received more than 10,986,628 page views. His biography is available in 63 different languages on Wikipedia making him the 329th most popular actor.

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  • 11M

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  • 63.49

    Historical Popularity Index (HPI)

  • 63

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 2.98

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 5.87

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Among actors, William Shatner ranks 327 out of 8,832Before him are William Holden, Walter Matthau, Rod Steiger, Jacqueline Bisset, Penélope Cruz, and Carrie Fisher. After him are F. Murray Abraham, Boris Karloff, Sophie Marceau, Matt Damon, Alan Arkin, and Emmanuelle Riva.

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Among people born in 1931, William Shatner ranks 39Before him are Larry Hagman, James Cronin, Ian Holm, Aldo Rossi, Burton Richter, and Rupert Murdoch. After him are Viktor Korchnoi, Johannes Rau, James Earl Jones, Khieu Samphan, Anne Bancroft, and D. B. Cooper.

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In Canada

Among people born in Canada, William Shatner ranks 27 out of 840Before him are Lucy Maud Montgomery (1874), James Naismith (1861), Gilles Villeneuve (1950), David Cronenberg (1943), Neil Young (1945), and Celine Dion (1968). After him are Richard E. Taylor (1929), John Kenneth Galbraith (1908), Henry Mintzberg (1939), Oscar Peterson (1925), William Giauque (1895), and Bertram Brockhouse (1918).

Among ACTORS In Canada

Among actors born in Canada, William Shatner ranks 6Before him are Leslie Nielsen (1926), Christopher Plummer (1929), Donald Sutherland (1935), Jim Carrey (1962), and Michael J. Fox (1961). After him are Pamela Anderson (1967), Mary Pickford (1892), Dan Aykroyd (1952), Lois Maxwell (1927), Ryan Reynolds (1976), and Glenn Ford (1916).