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James Doohan

Birth Date: March 20, 1920
Birth Place: , British Columbia

Date of Death: July 20, 2005 / Age: 85
Location of Death: Redmond, Washington, USA
Cause of Death: pneumonia and Alzheimer's disease

Biography: James Montgomery Doohan (born March 3, 1920) is a Canadian actor and linguist best known for his portrayal of Scotty in the television and movie series Star Trek.

Doohan was born in Vancouver, British Columbia; his family later moved to Sarnia, Ontario where he attended high school at "SCITS," Sarnia Collegiate Institute and Technical School and excelled in math and science.

During World War II, he participated in the invasion of Juno Beach on D-Day as a captain with the Royal Canadian Artillery. In the battle, he lost the middle finger of his right hand. Returning from the war, Doohan started his acting career with a CBC radio show appearance on January 12, 1946.

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> TV Credits

Starring/Leading Roles

Star Trek (1966) ... Montgomery Scott



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November 17, 2005 (Posted by Leah Yoakum)
> Beam up of Doohan’s ashes delayed

LOS ANGELES - Plans to launch the remains of “Star Trek” actor James Doohan into space next month have been delayed pending more rocket engine tests, organizers said Wednesday.

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Source: MSNBC

July 19, 2005 (Posted by Leah Yoakum)
> James 'Beam Me Up, Scotty' Doohan Dies

LOS ANGELES (Zap2it.com) James Doohan, the beloved original "Star Trek" cast member who answered to "Beam me up, Scotty," died early Wednesday, July 20 at the age of 85.

The veteran actor died from pneumonia and Alzheimer's disease at his Redmond, Wash., home with wife ... Read More
 

Source: Zap2it



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