Star Trek: The Original Series star William Shatner turns 91 years old today and Star Trek fans are celebrating. Shatner has enjoyed a 70-year career in entertainment, including his iconic role in Star Trek originating the character of Captain James T Kirk of the USS Enterprise. He's also had an eventful year, becoming the oldest person ever in space by joining a Blur Origin flight, seeing movement on a TekWar reboot, and welcoming new Kirk actor Paul Wesley. Shatner has a dedicated fanbase and friends in the industry who are celebrating his birthday on social media today. Keep reading to see some of what folks are saying about William Shatner on his 91st birthday.
Shatner felt euphoric after his spaceflight. He tried to express that sentiment after landing while speaking to Blue Origin founder Jeff Bezos.
"It was so moving to me," he said immediately after landing. "This experience is something unbelievable... I'm so filled with emotion about what just happened ... it's extraordinary."
Prime Video further delved into Shatner's experience with a documentary titled Shatner in Space. It is streaming now.
Are you celebrating Shatner's birthday, maybe with some Star Trek? Let us know how in the comments sections.
Still Boldly Going
Happy birthday to William Shatner, still boldly going at 91. pic.twitter.com/dg0mttrTvx— Humanoid History (@HumanoidHistory) March 22, 2022
Nick of Time
91 years ago in Montreal, WILLIAM SHATNER was born -- how are YOU celebrating? He starred in my favourite Twilight Zone episode: Nick of Time. Watch it today! pic.twitter.com/x2uKf1aEDO— Darrell Epp (@DarrellEpp) March 22, 2022
Happy birthday to James Tiberius Kirk and his ancestor, William Shatner. pic.twitter.com/ps492npBJK— The Spaceshipper 🚀 (@TheSpaceshipper) March 22, 2022
Happy 91st Birthday to the Legend that is William Shatner, born 22nd March, 1931. Seen here with James Spader in 'Boston Legal'. pic.twitter.com/QPxnfmmNK7— Joe McCartney 🌻 (@joemccjoe) March 22, 2022
Quite a Resume
WILLIAM SHATNER 91 today— PETER OXLEY (@oxley264) March 22, 2022
Star Trek 1966-69
T.J Hooker 1982-86
Boston Legal 2004-08
Star Trek Motion Picture
Star Trek II – III – IV -V – VI
Judgement at Nuremberg
The Outrage • The Intruder
Visiting Hours • Airplane 2
Big Bad Mama • Babysitter
The Twilight Zone • Columbo pic.twitter.com/GkucNzvdOx
Where No One Had Been
William Shatner who boldly went where no one had been before 91 today!!!🎂 pic.twitter.com/93cBAf82u5— CAPTION THIS! AT THE MOVIES! 🎥💄💋 (@EternallyJustMe) March 22, 2022
Happy 91st Birthday William Shatner! pic.twitter.com/UVJ8ryL1KG— 🎬 Fists & .45s! 🎙️ (@fistsand45s) March 22, 2022
One and Only
Happy 91st the legendary, one and only, William Shatner! pic.twitter.com/Co2dpYPS5x— James Kenney (@jfkenney) March 22, 2022
Happy birthday William Shatner aka Micheal Myers pic.twitter.com/y6vNOUmkEU— DKT (@darleneturner53) March 22, 2022