Up Till Now

Author(s): William Shatner


This is the long-awaited autobiography of one of the most beloved entertainers in the world. William Shatner gets the joke about William Shatner. In fact, most of the time he's the one telling it. His self-effacing attitude, so perfectly parodied in the bombastic character he now plays on Boston Legal, Denny Crane, is one of the reasons for his huge popularity. While best known for his creation of Captain James T. Kirk, commander of the starship Enterprise on "Star Trek", William Shatner has been a working actor for more than half a century. He has experienced all the ups (the awards and acclaim) and the downs (having to live for a time in the truck bed of his camper when he couldn't get work) that are a part of the actor's world. In Up Till Now he tells us about his remarkable life, from training as a Shakespearean actor under Sir Tyrone Guthrie to his time on Broadway, his movie career and, of course, his successful TV series. He has worked with an extraordinary range of actors, among them Spencer Tracy, Burt Lancaster, Marlene Dietrich, Judy Garland, Walter Matthau, Sandra Bullock, Ben Stiller and Robert DeNiro. First published 2008.


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As well as playing Captain Kirk in the Star Trek tv series and in seven spin-off films, William Shatner starred in the popular series T.J. Hooker and recently won an Emmy and Golden Globe for his role in Boston Legal. A prolific actor, he has also worked as a musician, author, producer and director.

General Fields

  • : 9780283070648
  • : Pan Macmillan
  • : Sidgwick & Jackson Ltd
  • : May 2008
  • : 234mm X 153mm
  • : United Kingdom
  • : books

Special Fields

  • : William Shatner
  • : Paperback
  • : Airside ed
  • : 791.45028092
  • : 320
  • : Biography & autobiography: film, television, music, theatre; Individual actors & performers; Television
  • : 16 b/w plates (pages) illustrations