is a Canadian actor, musician, recording artist, author, and film director who is best known for his work as James T. Kirk
in the original Star Trek
television series and the first seven spin-off feature films
. He also voiced Mayor Phlegmming
in Osmosis Jones
the opossum in DreamWorks' Over the Hedge
His Disney roles include voicing Kazar, the main antagonist of The Wild, and Jason of the Argonauts in the Hercules episode "Hercules and the Argonauts". He also made a cameo appearance on Muppets Tonight in the episode "Whoopi Goldberg", and was a singer for the song "To Infinity and Beyond" in Buzz Lightyear of Star Command.
William Shatner speaks at the 2016 San Diego Comic Con.