TV commercial for Ames Department Stores (Late 1990s)
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That's the responsibility of all actors: to keep your character as vibrant as possible. I just live my life and I like my characters to live that life, too. At least Scotty, anyway, because Scotty is the closest to Jimmy Doohan that I've ever done.
In 1940 he won a 2 year scholarship to the Neighbourhood Playhouse in New York and taught there for 3 years then returned to Hollywood where he appeared in many television series including 'Bonanza', 'Gunsmoke', 'Peyton Place', 'Marcus Welby' and 'The Fugitive'. On stage he appeared in 'The Trial of James McNeil'and 'Whistler'.
Scottish brogue which he often used while portraying Montgomery "Scotty" Scott