09:20 PM EDT 12/22/2014
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."
Originally posted 08/14/2006 08:25AM
William Shatner felt the heat Sunday at a Comedy Central roast in his honor.
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.
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."
Originally posted 05/18/2004 02:25PM
Maybe it's true: TV comedy is dead.
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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