William Shatner, a Jewish Speaker and Canadian, played one of the most memorable shows in the history of television.
Shatner immortalized Captain James T. Kirk on "Star Trek". However, the series ran for just 3 years and during that time, Shatner not only separated from his wife, but lost his father, as well.
After the original series ended in 1969, Shatner went on to star in the first seven "Star Trek" feature films.
In 1982, Shatner starred in a cop series, "T.J. Hooker" which lasted four years.
Shatner has made numerous guest appearances all over the tube, and his character on "The Practice" led to the spin-off series, "Boston Legal".
William Shatner can also be seen in commercials as the pitch man for an array of products.