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Henry T. Yamada, Holland Baum, William Shatner and Kaley Cuoco appear in a Priceline commercial in 2013. - Provided courtesy of Priceline
01/09/2013

William Shatner's Priceline character, the "Negotiator," is a dad!

Kaley Cuoco of the hit CBS comedy "The Big Bang Theory" plays the 81-year-old "Star Trek" actor's adult "secret" daughter in a new ad for the bargain travel website.

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11/29/2012
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Will Shatner in a promotional still featured on his official Facebook page. - Provided courtesy of facebook.com/wshatner

The original Captain James T. Kirk is not heading back to the USS Enterprise.

Actor William Shatner will not attend the inactivation ceremony of the U.S. Navy aircraft carrier USS Enterprise on Saturday, December 1, a spokesperson for the 81-year-old actor confirmed to OTRC.com.

08/16/2012
William Shatner appears in a Priceline ad in August 2012. - Provided courtesy of Priceline /  Butler, Shine, Stern and Partners (BSSP)

William Shatner's Priceline character is back on the tube.

The 81-year-old "Star Trek" actor has reprised his famous role as the Negotiator in new ads for the bargain booking service, almost seven months after he appeared to have been killed off. One commercial seems to pay tribute to the cult 1991 film "Point Break."

01/19/2012
In this image released by priceline.com, William Shatner is shown in a scene from a Priceline.com commercial. - Provided courtesy of AP Photo/priceline.com

William Shatner is done with his days of bargain-hunting as the Priceline Negotiator, but he's going out with a bang.

The 80-year-old actor will be killed off in a dramatic finale advertisement for the booking website. In a TV spot set to debut next week, the Negotiator rescues tourists from a bus which is teetering on the railing of a bridge.

11/16/2011
William Shatner is seen in this State Farm Insurance ad, posted online on Nov. 14, 2011. - Provided courtesy of State Farm Insurance

William Shatner is on fire.

With the help of computer graphics, the 80-year-old "Star Trek" actor is seen setting himself ablaze accidentally in a new State Farm Insurance ad titled "Eat, Fry, Love" that details the dangers of deep-frying a turkey. Check out the video below.

03/07/2011
Will Shatner in a promotional still featured on his official Facebook page. - Provided courtesy of facebook.com/wshatner

William Shatner is giving out some tongue-in-cheek advice at the age of 80 in his new book "Shatner Rules," which was released on Tuesday, October 3.

Shatner, who is an actor best known for his roles on "Star Trek" and "Boston Legal," is also a philanthropist, spoken word artist and writer. He has written several fiction and non-fiction books including his 2008 memoir "Up Till Now: The Autobiography."

05/06/2011
William Shatner, Sheryl Crow gallop for a good cause at the 21st Annual Hollywood Charity Horse Show to benefit childrens charities. - Provided courtesy of KABC

William Shatner, Sheryl Crow gallop for a good cause at the 21st Annual Hollywood Charity Horse Show to benefit children's charities.

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03/07/2011
Actor William Shatner says he would play hard to get if asked to do Star Trek sequel. - Provided courtesy of KABC

William Shatner of "Star Trek" fame recently took part in a wake-up call for crew members of the space shuttle Discovery as the astronauts began their trip back to Earth.

On Monday morning, the crew undocked from the International Space Station for the last time and the theme song of the original 1960s "Star Trek" series was played for them. However, instead of the regular monologue that is heard at the end of it, a recorded message by Shatner spoofing his character, Captain James T. Kirk, was played instead - listen to it below.

03/07/2011
Actor William Shatner says he would play hard to get if asked to do Star Trek sequel. - Provided courtesy of KABC Listen to William Shatner's 'Star Trek' wake-up call to the crew members of the space shuttle Discovery.
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