William Shatner says Scottish hospitality helped him hold on to hopes of stardom as up and coming actor
IT WAS hardly the final frontier. But, to a then-unknown Canadian actor shuffling up the Royal Mile desperate for some dinner, a wet August night in Edinburgh past closing time was a bleak and foreboding place for the young William Shatner.
He had been performing at the festival and was starving after a show when he was taken in by an incredibly friendly Scots-Italian family and given a warmer welcome than he has ever received at any Starfleet space station or sci fi comic convention in the 60 years since.
Bill spent the summer in Scotland in 1956 performing Henry V at the festival with a... read more
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