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William Shatner Opens Up About His Own Mortality | William Shatner

William Shatner Opens Up About His Own Mortality

Originally posted 05/15/2008 12:35PM

He may have shot into legend 42 years ago, when he first played Captain Kirk on Star Trek, and even have taken home two Emmys for his current role as Denny Crane on Boston Legal, but come time to breathe his last, William Shatner contends he won't be considered special.

"I'm not going to be remembered any more than anyone else," the actor – and Priceline.com pitchman – tells PEOPLE while promoting his new autobiography, Up Till Now.

Adds Shatner: "Maybe on the day there will be a little more fuss than, say, some guy in Poughkeepsie. Fame and remembrance are so fleeting. None of us is remembered."

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Pals Burn William Shatner at Roast | William Shatner

Pals Burn William Shatner at Roast

Originally posted 08/14/2006 08:25AM

William Shatner felt the heat Sunday at a Comedy Central roast in his honor.

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Shatner Sells Kidney Stone for Charity | William Shatner

Shatner Sells Kidney Stone for Charity

Originally posted 01/18/2006 08:00AM

Boston Legal Emmy winner William Shatner has sold an unusual souvenir to a fan for a good cause. The souvenir was his kidney stone. The cause was Habitat for Humanity, which builds houses for the needy. The price was $25,000.

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Playing Games with Brooke | Brooke Burke

Playing Games with Brooke

Originally posted 07/29/2004 06:00AM

It's no secret: Brooke Burke has game. The former Wild On hottie tells us about becoming the new face of EA Sports' Need for Speed Underground 2 video game. "I play Rachel, the main character who runs the underground street racing circuit," says Burke, who calls herself "an old school gamer. I'm embarrassed to say I played Pac-Man and I still do. My husband (Beverly Hills plastic surgeon Garth Fisher) and I play everything from Nemo to racing games – with our kids too."

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Spader, Shatner Lead a Somber ABC Fall | William Shatner

Spader, Shatner Lead a Somber ABC Fall

Originally posted 05/18/2004 02:25PM

Maybe it's true: TV comedy is dead.

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Shatner Re-Launches into Inner Space

Originally posted 02/20/2002 01:00PM

Captain Kirk's alter ego has a brand new Web site, a "spectacular" improvement over his old site, his publicist tells PEOPLE.com on Wednesday.

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Shatner at the Wheel

Originally posted 04/21/1998 12:00AM

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Shatner's Race to ER Gig

Originally posted 11/10/1997 12:00AM

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Shatner's Beauty Role

Originally posted 09/29/1997 12:00AM

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Miss USA Gets Shatner, Stewart

Originally posted 09/19/1997 12:00AM

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