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Shatner Boldly Seeks Out Fellow 'Star Trek' Captains To Find His Own Star

Shatner Boldly Seeks Out Fellow 'Star Trek' Captains To Find His Own Star

For the past 45 years, William Shatner has gone boldly where few actors have gone before thanks to his iconic role as Captain James Tiberius Kirk on the original "Star Trek" series.

The role made him famous beyond anyone's wildest dreams and while Kirk helmed the Starship Enterprise, Shatner helmed both a successful TV series (at least in reruns) and six wildly successful films in one of the most successful movie franchises.

But it was only while making his new documentary, "The Captains," that Shatner, now 80, finally became Ok with the fact that when he dies, he will be remembered mainly for his role as Kirk, despite his Emmy-winning work on "Boston Legal" and other roles in his career.

"Over the years, I've become barraged by comments from people, such as, 'Beam me up, Scotty!' and I became defensive," he told HuffPost Weird News. "I felt they were derisive and engendered an attitude.

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