Actor William Shatner celebrates his 90th birthday this week. He wasn’t the only one. In fact, the Star Trek actor received an “overwhelming” response from fans to mark the occasion. He shared his thanks for this support with good humor and gave some gifts of his own.
Shatner received a flood of well wishes for this landmark occasion, which he shared thanks for via Twitter. After getting such a gift, Shatner then shared one of his own: a partnership with StoryFile.
William Shatner and his fans celebrate his 90th birthday
Well! I must say that the reaction to a 90th birthday 🥳 is overwhelming. 🤨Don’t you people have better things to do? 🤷🏼♂️🤣 Thank you to everyone for your well wishes and love! ❤️
— William Shatner (@WilliamShatner) March 22, 2021
Born on March 22, 1931, William Shatner gets to celebrate a milestone 90th birthday this wee. When the occasion arrived, fans poured in to share hopes for birthday wishes fulfilled. Shatner jokingly wrote, “Well! I must say that the reaction to a 90th birthday. Well! I must say that the reaction to a 90th birthday. Don’t you people have better things to do? Thank you to everyone for your well wishes and love!”
Various expressions of laughter, bewilderment, and love add further emotion to his tweet, sent early on the morning of his birthday. Rather than only receiving, Shatner marked his 90th birthday by giving some exciting news as well. He would partner as a brand ambassador with StoryFile. This allows a client to create a lasting legacy of themselves in a way the company boasts is beyond a traditional interview. Just what does this mean for Shatner and his fans?
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“This is for all my children and all my children’s children and all my children’s loved ones and all the loved ones of the loved ones,” explained Shatner, upon announcing his partnership with the interview and legacy service. Shatner, a brand ambassador, will be the first person for whom the company creates a conversational AI-powered video. This video will provide a comprehensive, intimate record of his legacy.
StoryFile co-founder and CEO Heather Maio-Smith outlined, “William Shatner is going where no one has gone before. Generations in the future will be able to have a conversation with him. Not an avatar, not a deep fake, but with the real William Shatner answering their questions about his life and work. This changes the trajectory of the future — of how we experience life today, and how we share those lessons and stories for generations to come.”
Starting in May, fans can have the experience of speaking with Shatner as never before imagined via StoryFile.