Star Trek legend William Shatner is to be inducted into the celebrity wing of the WWE Hall of Fame as part of its Class of 2020.
News of Shatner’s induction was first reported by USA Today.
Due to the Covid-19 pandemic, the 2021 Hall Of Fame induction ceremony combines the classes of 2020 and 2021.
The 90-year-old Canadian is known across the globe as the star of original “Star Trek” television series. He also stars in seven of the franchise’s motion pictures.
Shatner’s association with WWE began in 1995, when he appeared as a guest on Jerry Lawler’s “King’s Court.” In 2007, Shatner inducted Lawler into the Hall Of Fame. He returned to WWE as special guest host of Raw in February 2010.
The man who portrayed Captain James Tiberius Kirk will will take his place in the WWE Hall Of Fame during the 2021 Induction Ceremony, streaming Tuesday, April 6 on Peacock in the United States and WWE Network everywhere else. He will join fellow celebs such as William “Refrigerator” Perry, Bob Uecker, Drew Carey, Mike Tyson, Mr. T, Kid Rock, Snoop Dogg, Donald Trump and Arnold Schwarzenegger in the “celebrity wing.”