An Evening with William Shatner (2004)
Embed Code (recommended way)
Embed Code (Iframe alternative)
Please login or signup to use this feature.

This Paley Center seminar honors William Shatner and his career as a TV performer. Paley Center television curator Ron Simon introduces Shatner, who presents a highlight tape spanning nearly 50 years of his career.pSimon questions Shatner about growing up in Montreal and when he knew he wanted to be an actor; his formal training; an upcoming stint on iThe Practicei; method acting; working with Steve McQueen on iThe Defenderi; the drawbacks of live TV; and the numerous leading-man roles he turned down early in his career.pQuestions from the audience lead to an examination of the pay scale for actors in an anthology series; self-parody; Shatners thoughts on his impersonators; the idea for the Splat Attack paintball competition; working with legends such as Spencer Tracy, Montgomery Clift, Judy Garland, and Burt Lancaster in iJudgment at Nuremburgi; working with Robert Wise on iStar Trek: The Motion Picturei; playing a more subdued version of Captain Kirk in the iStar Treki movies; how involved Rod Serling was in Shatners iTwilight Zonei episodes; and his say in Kirks death on screen.

Licence : All Rights Reserved