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William Shatner Schools Freshmen of 'Rookie Blue'

by Raphael Chestang 5:37 PM PDT, May 24, 2012
Playing William Shatner Schools Freshmen of 'Rookie Blue'

William Shatner makes a guest appearance on Rookie Blue's upcoming season, and the Montreal native spoke to ET Canada about his own days as a "bandit."

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"I stole a bag of candy when I was six," Shatner joked when asked about the biggest aberrations of his youth. "I was in real trouble, and I cried in my father's arms. I was in deep trouble."

Shatner, 81, is far from a rookie when it comes to the small screen, so what's the secret to his longevity?

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"I have natural talent," joked Shatner in a voice that suggested feigned bravado. However, the veteran actor's Golden Globe and Emmy awards -- not to mention his legion of fans -- might validate that statement.

Watch the season premiere of Rookie Blue tonight at 10/9c on ABC.

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