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James Doohan (1920–2005)


James Doohan was born on March 3, 1920 in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada as James Montgomery Doohan. He is known for his work on Star Trek II: The Wrath of Khan (1982), Star Trek (1966) and Star Trek IV: The Voyage Home (1986). He was married to Wende Doohan, Anita Yagel and Janet Young. He died on July 20, 2005 in Redmond, Washington, USA. See full bio »

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 2005 Skinwalker: Curse of the Shaman (Video)
Judge Peterson
 2004 Birth of a Timeless Legacy (Video short)
Scotty
 1999 The Duke
Clive Chives
 1999 Through Dead Eyes
Barney Fredericks
 1998 Bug Buster
Sheriff Carlson
 1997 Duckman: Private Dick/Family Man (TV Series)
Kardassian
- Where No Duckman Has Gone Before (1997) ... Kardassian (voice)
 1996 Storybook
Uncle Monty
 1993 Amore!
Dr. Landon
 1992 Star Trek: The Next Generation (TV Series)
Scotty
- Relics (1992) ... Scotty
 1992/I Double Trouble
Chief O'Brien
 1991 Knight Rider 2000 (TV Movie)
James 'Scotty' Doohan
 1991 Star Trek Adventure (Short)
Scott
 1990 MacGyver (TV Series)
Speedy
- Harry's Will (1990) ... Speedy
 1988 Danger Bay (TV Series)
Pete
- Put a Little Back (1988) ... Pete
 1987 Série noire (TV Series)
- 1996 (1987)
 1985 Hotel (TV Series)
Roger
- Resolutions (1985) ... Roger
 1983 Magnum, P.I. (TV Series)
Archie MacPherson
- The Big Blow (1983) ... Archie MacPherson
 1983 Fantasy Island (TV Series)
Governor Gaspar d'Annard
- Naughty Marietta/The Winning Ticket (1983) ... Governor Gaspar d'Annard
 1977 Insight (TV Series)
Rudy Fresno
- Leroy (1977) ... Rudy Fresno
 1973-1974 Star Trek: The Animated Series (TV Series)
Scott / Arex / Gabler / ...
- How Sharper Than a Serpent's Tooth (1974) ... Scott / Arex / Walking Bear / ... (voice)
- Albatross (1974) ... Scott / Dramian Supreme Prefect / Dramian Guard / ... (voice)
- The Practical Joker (1974) ... Scott / Arex / Search party 7 Crewman (voice)
- Bem (1974) ... Scott / Ari bn Bem / Arex (voice)
 1972 Return to Peyton Place (TV Series)
Mr. Blake (1974)
 1969-1972 Marcus Welby, M.D. (TV Series)
Fred Baxter / Detective Sgt. Brenner
- Don't Talk About Darkness (1972) ... Fred Baxter
- Let Ernest Come Over (1969) ... Detective Sgt. Brenner
 1971 Man in the Wilderness
Benoit
 1969-1970 Daniel Boone (TV Series)
Fletcher / MacFarland
- Perilous Passage (1970) ... Fletcher
- The Cache (1969) ... MacFarland
 1966-1969 Star Trek (TV Series)
Scott / Oracle / M-5 / ...
- Turnabout Intruder (1969) ... Scott
- All Our Yesterdays (1969) ... Scott (voice)
- The Savage Curtain (1969) ... Scott
- The Cloud Minders (1969) ... Scott
- The Way to Eden (1969) ... Scott
 1968 Jigsaw
Building Superintendent
 1965-1967 Peyton Place (TV Series)
Thomas
- Episode #3.46 (1967) ... Thomas (uncredited)
- Episode #3.34 (1967) ... Thomas (uncredited)
- Episode #3.31 (1966) ... Thomas (uncredited)
- Episode #3.30 (1966) ... Thomas (uncredited)
- Episode #3.26 (1966) ... Thomas (uncredited)
 1966 Jericho (TV Series)
- Eric the Redhead (1966)
 1966 Iron Horse (TV Series)
Scrimp
- Rail Runs West (1966) ... Scrimp
 1966 Blue Light (TV Series)
Conners
- The Friendly Enemy (1966) ... Conners
 1966 A Man Called Shenandoah (TV Series)
Cousin Howard
- Care of General Delivery (1966) ... Cousin Howard
 1966 The F.B.I. (TV Series)
Frank Delbey / Claude Bell
- The Hiding Place (1966) ... Frank Delbey
- The Animal (1966) ... Claude Bell
 1966 Scalplock (TV Movie)
Scrimp
 1964-1966 The Man from U.N.C.L.E. (TV Series)
Phillip Bainbridge / Mr. MacInernay
- The Bridge of Lions Affair: Part 1 (1966) ... Phillip Bainbridge
- The Shark Affair (1964) ... Mr. MacInernay
 1963-1965 The Virginian (TV Series)
James Francis O'Bannion / George Mitchell
- Letter of the Law (1965) ... James Francis O'Bannion
- The Man Who Couldn't Die (1963) ... George Mitchell
 1965 Bewitched (TV Series)
Walter Brocken
- A Strange Little Visitor (1965) ... Walter Brocken
 1965 Convoy (TV Series)
Lt. Wells
- Lady on the Rock (1965) ... Lt. Wells
 1965 Laredo (TV Series)
Mike Pripton
- I See by Your Outfit (1965) ... Mike Pripton
 1965 The Fugitive (TV Series)
Doctor / Deputy #1
- Middle of a Heat Wave (1965) ... Doctor
- Masquerade (1965) ... Deputy #1
 1965 The Satan Bug
SDI Agent at Gas Station (uncredited)
 1965 36 Hours
Bishop (uncredited)
 1964 Voyage to the Bottom of the Sea (TV Series)
Lawrence Tobin / Presidential Assistant
- Hail to the Chief (1964) ... Lawrence Tobin (uncredited)
- Hot Line (1964) ... Presidential Assistant
 1964 Signpost to Murder
1st Guard (uncredited)
 1964 Ben Casey (TV Series)
Dr. Watson
- A Disease of the Heart Called Love (1964) ... Dr. Watson
 1964 The Rogues (TV Series)
Gordon Cutler
- Fringe Benefits (1964) ... Gordon Cutler
 1964 The Outer Limits (TV Series)
Police Lt. Branch
- Expanding Human (1964) ... Police Lt. Branch
 1964 The Richard Boone Show (TV Series)
John Grisham
- The Arena: Part 2 (1964) ... John Grisham
 1962-1963 Bonanza (TV Series)
Colonel's Man / Bill Collins
- The Legacy (1963) ... Colonel's Man
- Gift of Water (1962) ... Bill Collins
 1963 The Wheeler Dealers
Defense Attorney (uncredited)
 1963 The Labyrinth (TV Movie)
 1963 Empire (TV Series)
Doctor
- A House in Order (1963) ... Doctor
 1963 The Gallant Men (TV Series)
Captain Blagdon
- The Warriors (1963) ... Captain Blagdon
 1963 G.E. True (TV Series)
Jennings
- Escape: Part 2 (1963) ... Jennings
- Escape: Part 1 (1963) ... Jennings
 1963 Hazel (TV Series)
Gordon MacHeath
- Hazel's Highland Fling (1963) ... Gordon MacHeath
 1963 Twilight Zone (TV Series)
Father
- Valley of the Shadow (1963) ... Father
 1962 Gunsmoke (TV Series)
Davit
- Quint Asper Comes Home (1962) ... Davit
 1962 The New Breed (TV Series)
Dr. Lennon
- The Deadlier Sex (1962) ... Dr. Lennon
 1961 The Business of Farming (Short)
 1960 R.C.M.P. (TV Series)
Ken McCready
- The Marked Man (1960) ... Ken McCready
 1958-1960 Encounter (TV Series)
Lieutenant Maclean
- Sun in My Eyes (1960)
- Depth 300 (1958) ... Lieutenant Maclean
 1957 Test Pilot (Short)
 1957 Hawkeye and the Last of the Mohicans (TV Series)
Tonkawa / Harris
- Way Station (1957) ... Tonkawa (as Jim Doohan)
- Scapegoat (1957) ... Harris
 1956-1957 On Camera (TV Series)
Joy-Pop's stooge
- The Witness (1957) ... Joy-Pop's stooge
- The Little Key (1956)
 1956 Strike in Town: Revised (Short)
 1956 The Cage (Short)
 1956 First Performance (TV Series)
- O'Brien (1956)
 1956 Flight Into Danger (TV Movie)
George Spencer
 1955 Strike in Town (Short)
 1953 Space Command (TV Series)
Phil Mitchell
 1952 Tales of Tomorrow (TV Series)
 1951 Suspense (TV Series)
Peters
- Go Home Dead Man (1951) ... Peters
 1950 Actor's Studio (TV Series)
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Other Works:

Narrated a number of audio adaptions of Star Trek novels, including Yesterday's Son. See more »

Publicity Listings:

1 Print Biography | 7 Interviews | 10 Articles | 1 Pictorial | 2 Magazine Cover Photos | See more »

Alternate Names:

Jim Doohan

Height:

5' 8" (1.73 m)
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Personal Quote:

[1998] I wish I could say that Bill (William Shatner) is a nice man, but he isn't. See more »

Trivia:

Was scouted for acting roles in Hollywood by fellow Canadian actor William Shatner. When asked by Gene Roddenberry what accent to give the engineer, he chose Scottish, for Scotland's numerous engineering accomplishments and his own ancestry. See more »

Trademark:

Scottish brogue which he often used while portraying Montgomery "Scotty" Scott See more »

Nickname:

Jimmy

Star Sign:

Pisces

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