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!