Actor William Shatner To Be Inducted In WWE Hall Of Fame

William Shatner To Be Inducted In WWE Hall Of Fame
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Hollywood actor William Shatner will be entering the WWE Hall of Fame this year. The news was officially announcement by World Wrestling Entertainment.

Celebrity Inductee 2020 Hall Of Fame

William Shatner WWE Hall Of Fame

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The WWE added another name to the 2020 Hall of Fame. That’s right, Hollywood actor William Shatner will join the 2020 Hall of Fame.

As you know, the 2020 ceremony takes place this year due to coronavirus. Last year’s ceremony was postponed due to pandemic fears.

Over the years, William Shatner made numerous appearances in the WWE. Some of the wrestlers he worked with included Bret Hart and Jerry Lawler.

Interestingly, Shatner would also induct Jerry Lawler into the WWE Hall of Fame in 2007. He also hosted Monday Night Raw in 2010. 

And, Shatner narrated WWE Breaking Ground, which was released on the WWE network.

With his induction, Shatner joins the likes of the Bella Twins, nWo, Jushin Liger, Kane, Rob Van Dam and Eric Bischoff. It is possible that more names will be revealed for the class of 2020.

The ceremony this year is also a double one. In addition to the class of 2020, the class of 2021 will also be inducted.

Bautista is another wrestler that was meant to be inducted this year. However, the wrestler preferred to be inducted in front of a live audience.

This is a naturally understandable reaction for Bautista. After all, his previous WWE return was not exactly received well due to his feud with Daniel Bryan.

Bautista wants to relive his glory days during the ceremony. Given his retirement, this is certainly something he deserves.

About William Shatner

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William Shatner is one of the most recognizable faces from television and films. And even though he is 90 now, he is still working!

Shatner was born on March 22, 1931. Not only is he an actor, he is also an author, director, screenwriter, singer, and producer.

William Shatner became famous with his role of Captain James Kirk in Star Trek. He also wrote several books about his experience playing Captain Kirk.

Aside from Star Trek, Shatner played numerous other roles. From T.J. Hooker to 3rd Rock from the Sun, William Shatner always had work.

Shatner also started his musical career in 1968. His first album was the 1968 album, The Transformed Man.

Over the years, Shatner released more music. Most recently, he performed Why Not Me in Nashville in 2019.

Shatner has been married four times. His first wife was Canadian actress Gloria Rand, who he married in 1956. 

William Shatner married second wife Marcy Lafferty in 1973 and divorced in 1996. 

In 1999, Shatner married his third wife Nerine. Unfortunately, Nerine died two years later after an accidental drowning in the couple’s swimming pool.

Shatner married his fourth wife Elizabeth in 2004. However, Shatner filed for divorce in 2019.

Aside from being an actor, Shatner has been active in many charities. In 2006, he famously sold his kidney stone for $25,000 for charity. 

William Shatner also won numerous awards over the years. He won two Emmy Awards in 2004 and 2005.

Shatner also won a Golden Globe and even got a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame.

So, the latest induction comes after a plethora of personal accolades.

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