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Birthday: March 3, 1920
Place: Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
Height: 5' 1"
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| Canadian-born actor James Doohan trained for his career at New York's Neighborhood Playhouse and built much of his reputation upon his uncanny skill at foreign dialects. It was director James Goldstone who in 1965 suggested that Doohan audition for the supporting role of chief engineer of the U.S.S. Enterprise on Star Trek. After trying out a variety of accents during the audition, Doohan latched onto a Scottish brogue which tickled the fancy of Trek producer Gene Roddenberry. Thus, the chief engineer was dubbed Scotty — or, more formally, Lt. Montgomery Scott (Montgomery happened to be Doohan's middle name). The actor remained in the role until Star Trek's cancellation in 1969, subsequently reviving the character for the 1974 cartoon series and the many theatrical films. Though he most assuredly had a career outside of Scotty (among many other projects, he was one of the stars of the 1979 Saturday-morning TV series Jason of Star Command), Doohan has frequently been called upon to play variations of the character in film and TV projects ranging from National Lampoon's Loaded Weapon 1 to Knight Rider 2000.
- He and wife Wende became parents to 7 lb. 13 oz. Sarah. [11 April 2000]
- He and his wife Wende have two adult sons, Eric & Thomas.
- Toured as Spokesman for Philips Electronics HDTV 1999.
- Landed on Juno Beach on D-Day as a member of the Royal Canadian Artillery. Soon after, while walking across a mine field, he and his unit were attacked by enemy fire, as the Germans shot at them with machine guns. He was hit by four bullets to the leg, his middle finger of his right hand was shot off, and a bullet struck his chest. His life was saved when it hit a silver cigarette case which had been given to him by his brother.
- He was given an honorary Degree in Engineering by the Milwaukee School of Engineering where apparently half of the students polled said they were inspired to study engineering by his role in "Star Trek" (1966)
- He used to live across the street from Ralph Thorson and his family, the main subjects of the movies The Hunter (1980) and _Huntress, The (2000) (TV)_ , as well as the tv series "The Huntress" (2000).
- Children with Young are: Larkin (1954), Deirdre (1957), and twin boys, Montgomery Doohan (1959) and Christopher Doohan' (1959). Larkin is a nurse, and Deirdre an aspiring singer/actor.
- Was among many WWII veterans to publicly thank Steven Spielberg for not holding back on the intensity of the Normandy Invasion scene in Saving Private Ryan (1998).
- Grew up in Sarnia, Ontario, Canada.
- Attended S.C.I.T.S. high school in Sarnia.
- Episodes of "Star Trek" (1966) in which one can see that his middle finger is missing: "The Trouble with Tribbles", "Cats Paw", "Day of the Dove" (when Doohan grabs a claymore) and "The Lights of Zetar" (towards the end, when Scotty grabs Lt. Mira Romaine). Also in Star Trek III: The Search for Spock (1984), when Scotty is handing McCoy the parts from the Trans-Warp Drive, as well as in Star Trek V: The Final Frontier (1989) when Scotty is holding a plastic bag dinner given to him by Uhura.
- According to the Director's Edition DVD of Star Trek: The Motion Picture (1979), the Klingon language first introduced in that movie and later featured in many later Trek movies and TV episodes was initially devised by Doohan. His original sounds were later expanded upon and refined by others, ultimately resulting in Shakespeare plays and The Bible being translated into Klingon years later. Ironically, his character, Scotty, complains of difficulty reading Klingon at the start of Star Trek IV: The Voyage Home (1986).
- Although Marc Okrand is credited with creating the Klingon language of Star Trek, Doohan came up with an unrefined version for Star Trek: The Motion Picture (1979).
- Received a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame on 31 August 2004.
- Suffered from Alzheimer's disease and was ravaged by Parkinson's disease, diabetes, lung fibrosis and pneumonia.
- During his early stage work, he demonstrated a remarkable gift for foreign accents. He tried several During his audition for "Star Trek" (1966), and Gene Roddenberry was immediately taken by his Scottish brogue. Roddenberry cast him as the (previously-unnamed) ship's engineer character, and they improvised the name Montgomery Scott ('Scott' for the accent, and 'Montgomery' for Doohan's middle name).
- Made his first ("Where No Man Has Gone Before" episode of "Star Trek" (1966)) and last (_Star Trek:Generations_ ) "Star Trek" appearances with William Shatner.
- Did many of the voice-overs parts on the original "Star Trek" (1966), including the M-5 from "The Ultimate Computer" and Sargon from "Return to Tomorrow".
- Suffered a massive heart attack in 1989.
- His grandson, Kyle, was born in 1987. He is the son of Doohan's second daughter, Deirdre.
- He was the youngest of four children of William Doohan, a pharmacist, veterinarian, and dentist, and Sarah Doohan. His early life was miserable due to his father being a drunk and abusive to the entire family.
- In accordance with his wishes in late 2005, after his death in July, some of his ashes (along with the ashes of about 125 others) were sent into space by Houston's Space Services, Inc., a company specializing in such memorials. Space Services, Inc also sent up the ashes of "Star Trek's" Gene Roddenberry and in 1997 LSD guru Timothy Leary.
- His parents, William and Sarah Doohan, were (at the time of his birth) recent Catholic refugees from mainly Protestant Belfast who left Ireland during the War of Independence (also called the Anglo-Irish War).
- Won a two-year scholarship to New York's famed Neighborhood Playhouse, where his classmates included fellow Canadian Leslie Nielsen, Tony Randall, and Richard Boone.
- He was the only then-living "Star Trek" (1966) cast member not to lend his voice to the "Futurama" (1999) episode "Where No Fan Has Gone Before", leading to his character Scotty being replaced by the farcical Welshie. According to the show's creators, his only response to their request that he appear on the show was a simple "no way."
- Now he has passed away, Grace Lee Whitney, born April 1930, is the oldest living Star Trek cast member.
- On D-Day, his unit was assigned to land on Juno Beach (the Canadian beach - Gold and Sword were British, Omaha and Utah were American). When there, he and his fellow troopers passed right over a German minefield. Fortunately, the mines were calibrated for tanks, and the soldiers were able to pass over them harmlessly. Later that night, Doohan was ambushed by a German machine gun position, and received six wounds: one in his hand (severing his middle finger). four in his leg and one in his chest. The one in his chest would have proven fatal if not for a silver cigarette case he had in the breast pocket of his uniform.
- Honoured with a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame. [August 2004]
- Diagnosed with Alzheimer's disease. [July 2004]
- Appeared in episodes of three different series with Leonard Nimoy: "Star Trek" (1966), "Star Trek" (1973) and "Duckman: Private Dick/Family Man" (1994).
- The date of his death, July 20, 2005, is the anniversary of what is arguably the greatest engineering achievement in human history, the landing of Apollo 11 on the Moon.
- Gained weight in the early 1980s as a consequence of quitting smoking.
- Was scouted for acting roles in Hollywood by fellow Canadian actor William Shatner. When asked by Roddenberry what accent to give the engineer, he chose Scottish. For Scotland's numerous engineering accomplishments, and his own ancestry.
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