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Born: March 22, 1931 Cause of Death:
Birth Place: Montreal, Quebec, CA Profession: Cast ...
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Began acting career in radio with Canadian Broadcasting Company (CBC)
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Performed at Shakespearean Stratford Festival of Canada in Stratford, Ontario
1951:
Made movie debut in Canadian film "The Butler's Night Off"
1956:
Made Broadway debut in Sir Tyrone Guthrie's production of "Tamburlaine the Great"
1957:
Appeared with Ralph Bellamy as a father and son legal team on "The Defender" episode of "Studio One" (CBS)
1958:
Made Hollywood feature debut in "The Brothers Karamazov," starring Yul Brynner
1961:
First leading role in a feature, "The Explosive Generation"
1965:
Made TV series debut on critically acclaimed CBS drama "For the People"; show lasted only 13 episodes
1966:
First cast as Captain James T. Kirk in Gene Roddenberry's popular sci-fi series "Star Trek" (NBC)
1975:
Cast an undercover agent in Western-themed secret agent series "Barbary Coast" (ABC)
1978:
Portrayed American revolutionary Paul Revere in syndicated miniseries "The Bastard"
1979:
Reprised role of Captain Kirk for first franchise feature "Star Trek: The Motion Picture"
1981:
Narrated syndicated series "This Was America"
1981:
Directed Los Angeles production of "Cat on a Hot Tin Roof"; starred his then wife Marcy Lafferty
1982:
Returned to series TV, starring as a police officer on "T.J. Hooker" (ABC); aired on CBS for its final season; also directed episodes
1989:
Made feature directorial debut with "Star Trek V: The Final Frontier"
1989:
Hosted dramatic reenactment series "Rescue 911" (CBS)
1989:
Published first novel <i>TekWar</i>
1991:
Co-hosted (with Leonard Nimoy) "The Star Trek 25th Anniversary Special" for syndication
1993:
Co-wrote memoir <i>Star Trek Memories</i>
1993:
Hosted First Annual TekWar Symposium
1994:
TV series producing debut, "TekWar" and "TekLords" (USA Network); also played recurring role and occasionally directed
1998:
Spoofed his image, playing himself in feature comedy "Free Enterprise"
1999:
Garnered Emmy nomination for playing the Big Giant Head on an episode of NBC sitcom "3rd Rock From the Sun"
2000:
Played beauty pageant host Stan Fields in Sandra Bullock vehicle "Miss Congeniality"
2001:
Voiced animated character Mayor Phlegmming in "Osmosis Jones"
2002:
Appeared as himself in comedy "Showtime," starring Robert De Niro and Eddie Murphy
2004:
Joined final season of ABC's legal drama "The Practice" as Denny Crane, an eccentric senior law partner
2004:
Played minor role of the Dodgeball Chancellor in Ben Stiller comedy "Dodgeball: A True Underdog Story"
2004:
Reprised role of attorney Denny Crane on "The Practice" spin-off "Boston Legal" (ABC); earned SAG (2006, 2009) and Emmy (2006, 2007, 2008) nominations for Best Actor in a Comedy Series; also earned Golden Globe (2008) and Emmy (2009) nominations for Best Supporting Actor
2005:
Reprised role of Stan Fields in "Miss Congeniality 2: Armed and Fabulous"
2006:
Voiced Ozzie, a dramatic possum in animated comedy "Over the Hedge"
2008:
Published autobiography <i>Up Till Now</i>
2010:
First starring role in a sitcom "$#*! My Dad Says" (CBS)
2011:
Wrote, directed, executive produced, and starred in documentary "The Captains"
2013:
Voiced character of villain General Shanker in computer animated feature "Escape from Planet Earth"

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