William Shatner has taken on numerous roles in his lengthy film and TV career over the years from the captain of the Starship Enterprise to a veteran police Sergent. We’re taking a look back at some of his most defining roles as an actor and asking — what is William Shatner’s greatest role of all time?!

1. Captain Kirk — Star Trek: Widely considered Shatner’s most pivotal role on TV, he portrayed Captain James T. Kirk on Star Trek from 1966-1969.

2. Sgt. T.J. Hooker– T.J. Hooker: Shatner got his next big TV role starring as the 15-year police veteran Thomas Jefferson “T.J.” Hooker on the cop drama from ’82-’86.

3. Shatner vs. the gremlin — Twilight Zone : Nightmare At 20,000 Feet: Shatner gave us nightmares appearing in one of the most famous episodes of The Twilight Zone in 1963.

4. Denny Crane — Boston Legal: William Shatner essentially played himself in the role as the attorney Denny Crane on The Practice and its spin off Boston Legal.

5. Priceline Spokesman: You can’t think of booking cheap airline tickets without thinking of Shatner as the spokesman for Priceline.com.

Now vote on your favorite William Shatner role of all time!

  1. RainbowRay says:

    I think Shatner’s greatest role was Captain Kirk; his most popular role anywya. “Live long and prosper Captain Kirk!”


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