Denise Filiatrault, actress, producer (b at Montreal 16 May 1931). Primarily an accomplished cabaret artist, Denise Filiatrault attained star status on TV in the 1960s, by working as a duo with Dominique MICHEL in Moi et l'autre (1967-71) and in numerous "Bye Byes" (end-of-year performances).
William Shatner, actor, author, director (b at Montréal 22 March 1931). William Shatner is best known for his role as Captain Kirk in the original Star Trek television series. The son of a clothing manufacturer, Shatner grew up in Montréal, where he began acting at summer camp at the age of 6.
At 19, he joined Université Laval's theatre troupe and, abandoning law for theatre, entered Conservatoire de theatre du Québec, graduating in 1974. He made his debut in Quebec City, where he co-founded le Parminou and le Vieux-Théâtre. At that time, he touched on writing, directing and management.