Untold Facts of Lisabeth Shatner, Actor William Shatner’s Second Daughter

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Untold Facts of Lisabeth Shatner, Actor William Shatner’s Second Daughter
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Lisabeth Shatner is the second daughter of renowned Canadian actor, producer, author, and director William Shatner. Lisabeth was born to William and his first wife Gloria Rand. Her father, William is most well-known for his role as Captain James T. Kirk in the Star Trek franchise.

Being the daughter of one of the iconic television stars, Lisabeth saw the ups and downs of her father’s acting career. She has also experienced her father’s stardom closely. So, did her father’s acting career influence Lisabeth to follow in his footsteps? What does she do? Is she married?

We have brought answers to all these questions here. Stay with us until the end.

Early Life, Parents, Siblings

Lisabeth was born Lisabeth Mary Shatner on June 6, 1961, in West Hollywood, California, USA. She was born as the second child of renowned actor William Shatner and his first wife, Gloria Rand. Lisabeth is 62 years old as of 2023. Lisabeth is an American by nationality and belongs to the White ethnicity.

She has two siblings; sisters Melanie Shatner and Leslie Carol Shatner. Lisabeth’s older sister, Leslie Carol Shatner is two years her senior; born on August 31, 1958. Likewise, her younger sister, Melanie was born on August 1, 1964, in Los Angeles. Lisabeth’s both sisters are actors. They didn’t make big names like their father, however, they have worked on a couple of projects.

Childhood photo of Lisabeth Shatner with her family
Lisabeth and her family during her childhood

According to IMDb, Leslie made her appearance on Star Trek: The Original Series in 1966 and on This is Your Life in 1989. Likewise, Lisabeth’s younger sister Melanie Shatner has made her appearance on Star Trek V: The Final Frontier, Knots Landing, and Bloodlust: Subspecies III.

Leslie Carol is married to Gordon Walker and she has two children with him while Melanie is married to Joel Gretsch and she is a mother of two as well.

Parents’ Relationship – Her Father Has Been Married Four Times

Lisabeth’s parents were married for over a decade from the mid-1950s to the late 1960s. William and Gloria tied the knot on August 12, 1956. They welcomed three daughters in the span of six years and raised their children together.

But, during the late 1960s, the then-husband-and-wife started facing challenges as William got busy with his shootings of Star Trek. And in March 1969, they got divorced. Lisabeth’s mother, Gloria has been remaining under the media radar ever since her divorce from William. She might have made some occasional public appearance, however, nothing about her personal life is evident.

Meanwhile, Lisa’s father, William has been married three more times since his first divorce. A couple of years after his separation from his first spouse, William started dating Marcy Lafferty, the daughter of producer Perry Lafferty. They married in 1973 and remained together until 1996.

Elizabeth Shatner and William Shatner were married for nearly two decades
William Shatner and his fourth wife Elizabeth Shatner

After that, the Star Trek star married Nerine Kidd in 1997, but unfortunately, she passed away within a couple of years due to accidental drowning. William’s fourth marriage was to Elizabeth Shatner (nee Anderson) whom he married in 2001 and got divorced in 2020. William doesn’t have any kids with his three ex-wives.

Lisabeth Shatner Career – Was Briefly Active in Entertainment Industry

Like her sisters and parents, Lisabeth also has made a couple of appearances in television series. Besides, she has also worked as a writer. As a writer, Lisabeth worked in one episode of T.J. Hooker in 1986. Similarly, in 1996, she wrote an episode of TekWar.

Meanwhile, Lisabeth’s work as an actress includes a short video Huey Lewis and the News: Do You Believe in Love, and the TV series Star Trek: The Original Series. In Star Trek, she appeared as a girl in a red-stripped dress.

Her Mother is an Actress As Well

Like her father, Lisabeth’s mother, Gloria Rand is also an actor. She didn’t work for a long time, however, as per IMDb, she has worked in a couple of movies. Gloria acted in the TV series Lamp Unto My Feet in 1954. After that, in 1955, Lisabeth appeared on Goodyear Playhouse followed by On Camera in 1956 and Encounter in 1956 as well.

Gloria didn’t make her television or movie appearance after her marriage to William Shatner. Besides, she has been remaining under the media radar for a long time. In fact, she has been living a low-key life following her separation from William.

Lisabeth Shatner is Happily Married

Talking about her relationships, Lisa is a happily married woman. She has been married to her husband Andy Clement. As per the records, the husband and wife tied the knot in 2005 and have led a happily married life so far.

Her husband, Andy is a makeup artist. He is most well-known for his work in 2010’s Repo Men, Deadpool in 2016, and The Disaster Artist in 2017.

Meanwhile, there’s no info if Lisabeth shares any children with her husband Andy Clement.

Lisabeth’s Father, William Shatner’s Short Bio

As we mentioned above, Lisabeth’s dad William Shatner is a big name in the television world. He became a cultural icon after portraying Captain James T. Kirk in the Star Trek franchise. He was born to Jewish parents, Ann and Joseph Shatner in the Notre-Dame-de-Grâce neighborhood of Montreal, Quebec, Canada.

Born on March 22, 1931, Shatner is 90 years old as of 2021. He graduated high school from West Hill High School and later studied Economics at the McGill University Faculty of Management in Montreal, Canada. Besides, Shatner also studied at the Montreal Children’s Theatre. Shatner later trained as a classical Shakespearean actor at the Canadian National Repertory Theatre in Ottawa.

Lisabeth Shatner's father William Shatner
Lisabeth Shatner’s father William Shatner is famous for his role in Star Trek

William Shatner started his acting career in the 1950s from theater plays. According to Wikipedia, Shatner’s first film role came in 1951 in The Butler’s Night Off. Since then, Shatner has featured in a number of films and as of 2021, he has acted in around 64 films.

Talking about his career in Television, the 90-year-old actor has been part of more than 100 television series so far. His first TV role was as Ranger Bob in The Canadian Howdy Doody Show in 1954. He landed his breakthrough role as James T. Kirk in the Star Trek: The Original Series in 1966 and played until 1969.

In recent years, Shatner has made his guest appearances in some TV shows and series, such as Private Eyes, Star Trek: Short Treks, My LIfe is Murder among others.

What is Lisabeth Shatner’s Net Worth? Her Father is a Multimillionaire

Since Lisabeth has only worked in a couple of television series, her income and net worth can’t be estimated as of now. But, we can safely say Lisabeth lives a lavish life as a star kid. Nevertheless, we can say for sure, Lisabeth has hundreds of thousands of dollars in net worth.

Besides, her father has amassed a massive fortune from his acting career. William’s net worth is estimated to be around $100 million as of 2021.

Well, his exact earnings are not revealed, however, some online tabloids have mentioned Shatner earned most of his net worth from his iconic role as Captain James T Kirk in Star Trek.

Lisabeth Shatner’s Father Will Be the Oldest Man to Travel into Space

Lisabeth’s dad William Shatner is going to be the oldest man to travel into space on 12th October 2021. Shatner who had traveled to space as Captain James 55 years back in Star Trek is now going to space in real life. The 90-year-old man will travel to space on Blue Origin spacecraft.

Back on October 4, Shatner took to his Twitter revealing he would be flying in a rocket soon. “So now I can say something. Yes, it’s true; I’m going to be a “rocket man!” wrote Shatner. Here is the Tweet:

Meanwhile, Shatner released a statement sharing his excitement about his travel to space. He said, “I’ve heard about space for a long time now. I’m taking the opportunity to see it for myself. What a miracle.