Shatner, Nimoy team up on sci-fi project

William Shatner, who played the commander of the starship USS Enterprise in the ’60s Star Trek series, arrived in Riverside [Iowa] Tuesday to hold auditions for four small parts in a low-budget, sci-fi movie he wrote with Star Trek co-star, Leonard Nimoy…..Although Kirk’s hometown was never mentioned in the TV series, Gene Roddenberry, the show’s creator and executive producer, wrote in The Making of Star Trek that Kirk was “born in a small town in the state of Iowa.” —Shatner, Nimoy team up on sci-fi project (Toronto Star)

In Star Trek IV, Kirk mentions he is from Iowa. “I only work in space.”