Happy birthday, William Shatner! Star Trek’s beloved Captain James Kirk turns 90 today.
Today is William Shatner’s 90th birthday. pic.twitter.com/1hroSvD5o1
— PandemiCarrie (@SarcastiCarrie) March 22, 2021
Literally our face when we realized.
How old is William Shatner?
March 22 marks William Shatner’s 90th birthday. WILD.
William Shatner is 90 today, and this blows my mind a little.
— Jen (@brokemycoccyx) March 22, 2021
It blows our mind a little too.
So, is William Shatner still alive?!
Umm yes he is! William Shatner is alive and well.
Happy birthday to William Shatner, still boldly going at 90. pic.twitter.com/0tX4LuMYNI
— Humanoid History (@HumanoidHistory) March 22, 2021
William Shatner Twitter is a wholesome place to be
His reaction to all of the birthday tweets is soo wholesome while also poking fun at how much time people spent wishing him a happy birthday:
Well! I must say that the reaction to a 90th birthday 🥳 is overwhelming. 🤨Don’t you people have better things to do? 🤷🏼♂️🤣 Thank you to everyone for your well wishes and love! ❤️
— William Shatner (@WilliamShatner) March 22, 2021
This Twitter thread is everything:
— Star Trek (@StarTrek) March 22, 2021
So, how are people reacting?
In honour of William Shatner’s birthday I might overact everything I do today pic.twitter.com/0vXhOl4fsq
— Lucy Buglass ✨ (@LGTHBlog) March 22, 2021
By overreacting of course!
Can’t believe William Shatner is 90 today – or maybe I pic.twitter.com/gmY3gKmRnm
— David Murray (@The_Grey_Writer) March 22, 2021
Can’t forget about the iconic William Shatner Twilight Zone episode that aired in 1963:
Happy Birthday to William Shatner! 🎂🎉
The Twilight Zone: Nightmare at 20,000 Feet (1963), directed by Richard Donner. pic.twitter.com/uN4j77mWfl
— Carnival of Horror (@HorrorCarnival) March 22, 2021
So many unforgettable moments:
— 🎨 KathsPaperwork 🍩 (@KathsPaperwork) March 22, 2021
Can’t forget his role as Alexi in The Brothers Karamazov:
A happy 90th birthday to actor William Shatner, perhaps best known to audiences as Alexei in The Brothers Karamazov (Richard Brooks, 1958). pic.twitter.com/wTb08xMfcl
— Andy Miller (@i_am_mill_i_am) March 22, 2021
BBC shared a throwback interview with William Shatner talking about Trekkies and Trekkers:
#OnThisDay 1931: William Shatner was born, exactly 302 years before Captain James T. Kirk.
Here he is on Parkinson in 1979, promoting Star Trek: The Motion Picture. pic.twitter.com/qvqqbfmaSk
— BBC Archive (@BBCArchive) March 22, 2021
What is William Shatner up to nowadays?
William Shatner sure knows how to prosper irl.
On his 90th birthday, the actor announced he was joining Storyfile, an interactive storytelling app, as a brand ambassador. Entertainment Weekly reports that William Shatner is the first person to “create an AI-powered interactive conversational video that his family and friends can interact with for years to come.”
“For all my children and all my children’s children and all my children’s loved ones and all the loved ones of the loved ones,” William Shatner says. “That’s my gift to you down through time.”
Welp, this sounds just about as futuristic as Star Trek. Sign us up!
We’ll leave you with this William Shatner philosophy:
Everyone needs to have a piece of cake on their birthday. That’s my philosophy. And any excuse to have two days of cake is ok 👍🏻 in my book! 🥳🎂
— William Shatner (@WilliamShatner) March 21, 2021
Now, go grab a slice of cake (or two) and rewatch some old Star Trek episodes!
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