William Shatner, the original Captain Kirk, will receive a Banff Lifetime Achievement Award.
According to The Examiner, Shatner will receive the award at the 2010 Banff World Television Festival, to be held at Banff, Canada from June 13-16.
“Best known as Captain Kirk from the original Star Trek, William Shatner will receive the Lifetime Achievement Award at the 2010 Banff World Television Festival,” said a Banff press release. “With a career spanning more than five decades, Shatner has leveraged his fame to build enduring properties as a director, producer, author, recording artist, screenwriter and spokesperson.
“A brand unto himself, Shatner’s next project is the recently announced Sh*t My Dad Says, based on the popular Twitter account that’s infamous for quotes like “A parent’s only as good as their dumbest kid. If one wins a Nobel Prize but the other gets robbed by a hooker, you failed.”