James Doohan (1920–2005)


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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: The Original Series (1966), Star Trek IV: The Voyage Home (1986) and Star Trek VI: The Undiscovered Country (1991). He was married to Wende Doohan, Anita Yagel and Janet Young. He died on July 20, 2005 in... See full bio »

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Star Trek: The Original Series Scott / Lt. Cmdr. Montgomery Scott / Voice of Sargon
(1966-1969)
(1986)

Filmography

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 2005 Skinwalker: Curse of the Shaman (Video)
Judge Peterson
 1999 The Duke
Clive Chives
 1999 Through Dead Eyes
Barney Fredericks
 1998 Bug Buster
Sheriff Carlson
 1996-1997 The Bold and the Beautiful (TV Series)
Damon Warwick
- Episode #1.2679 (1997) ... Damon Warwick
- Episode #1.2678 (1997) ... Damon Warwick
- Episode #1.2677 (1997) ... Damon Warwick
- Episode #1.2676 (1997) ... Damon Warwick
- Episode #1.2675 (1997) ... Damon Warwick
 1997 Duckman: Private Dick/Family Man (TV Series)
Kardassian
- Where No Duckman Has Gone Before (1997) ... Kardassian (voice)
 1997 Star Trek: Generations (Video Game)
Capt. Montgomery 'Scotty' Scott (voice)
 1994 Star Trek: Generations
Scotty
 1994 Storybook
Uncle Monty
 1993 Star Trek: Judgment Rites (Video Game)
Lt. Cmdr. Montgomery 'Scotty' Scott (voice)
 1993 Amore!
Dr. Landon
 1993 Loaded Weapon 1
Scotty
 1992 Star Trek 25th Anniversary (Video Game)
Montgomery Scott (voice)
 1992 Star Trek: The Next Generation (TV Series)
Scotty
- Relics (1992) ... Scotty
 1992/I Double Trouble
Chief O'Brien
 1991 Star Trek Adventure (Short)
Scott
 1991 Star Trek VI: The Undiscovered Country
Montgomery Scott
 1991 Knight Rider 2000 (TV Movie)
James 'Scotty' Doohan
 1990 MacGyver (TV Series)
Speedy
- Harry's Will (1990) ... Speedy
 1988 Danger Bay (TV Series)
Pete
- Put a Little Back (1988) ... Pete
 1987 Black Sequence (TV Series)
- 1996 (1987)
 1986 Star Trek IV: The Voyage Home
Montgomery Scott
 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
 1978 Jason of Star Command (TV Series)
Commander Canarvin
- The Victory of Star Command (1978) ... Commander Canarvin
- The Trojan Horse (1978) ... Commander Canarvin
- Peepo on Trial (1978) ... Commander Canarvin
- Return of the Creature (1978) ... Commander Canarvin
- Escape from Kesh (1978) ... Commander Canarvin (credit only)
 1978 Tarzan and the Super 7 (TV Series)
Commander Canarvin
 1977 Insight (TV Series)
Rudy Fresno
- Leroy (1977) ... Rudy Fresno
 1973-1974 Star Trek: The Animated Series (TV Series)
Scott / Arex / Lt. Arex / ...
- The Counter-Clock Incident (1974) ... Scott / Arex / Commodore Robert April / ... (voice)
- How Sharper Than a Serpent's Tooth (1974) ... Scott / Arex / Walking Bear / ... (voice)
- Albatross (1974) ... Scott / Dramian Supreme Prefect / Kol-Tai (voice)
- The Practical Joker (1974) ... Scott / Arex / Search party 7 Crewman (voice)
- Bem (1974) ... Scott / Ari bn Bem / Arex (voice)
 1973 Return to Peyton Place (TV Series)
Mr. Blake
- Episode dated 8 June 1973 (1973) ... Mr. Blake
- Episode dated 5 June 1973 (1973) ... Mr. Blake
 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 / Bruce MacFarland
- Perilous Passage (1970) ... Fletcher
- The Cache (1969) ... Bruce MacFarland
 1969 Then Came Bronson (TV Series)
Dr. John Wilson
- Amid Splinters of the Thunderbolt (1969) ... Dr. John Wilson
 1966-1969 Star Trek: The Original Series (TV Series)
Scott / Voice of Sargon / Lt. Cmdr. Montgomery Scott
- 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 (uncredited)
 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)
Pastor Lutjens
- Eric the Redhead (1966) ... Pastor Lutjens
 1966 Iron Horse (TV Series)
Scrimp
- Joy Unconfined (1966) ... Scrimp
- Rail Runs West (1966) ... Scrimp
 1966 One of Our Spies Is Missing
Phillip Bainbridge
 1966 Blue Light (TV Series)
Conners
- The Friendly Enemy (1966) ... Conners
 1966 A Man Called Shenandoah (TV Series)
Francis Xavier O'Connell
- Care of General Delivery (1966) ... Francis Xavier O'Connell
 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 in cvar at 1h20'46'' (uncredited)
 1964 Voyage to the Bottom of the Sea (TV Series)
Lawrence Tobin
- Hail to the Chief (1964) ... Lawrence Tobin (uncredited)
- Hot Line (1964) ... Lawrence Tobin
 1964 Signpost to Murder
First Guard (uncredited)
 1964 36 Hours
Bishop (uncredited)
 1964 Ben Casey (TV Series)
Dr. Watson
- A Disease of the Heart Called Love (1964) ... Dr. Watson
 1964 The Rogues (TV Series)
Cutler
- Fringe Benefits (1964) ... 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)
 1961-1963 Festival (TV Series)
Paul / Henri / Jules / ...
- The Labyrinth (1963) ... Paul
- Bousille and the Just (1962) ... Henri
- The Killdeer (1961)
- The Offbeats (1961) ... Jules
- Home of the Brave (1961) ... T. J.
 1963 The Labyrinth (TV Movie)
 1963 Going My Way (TV Series)
The Artendant
- Hear No Evil (1963) ... The Artendant
 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 The 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)
 1953-1961 Encounter (TV Series)
Barney Hannah / Haggerty / Arthur Phipps / ...
- Riel: Part 2 (1961)
- Riel: Part 1 (1961)
- Here Lies Mrs. Moriarty (1961) ... Haggerty
- The Night They Killed Joe Howe (1960) ... Arthur Phipps
- The Well (1960)
 1961 Heritage (TV Series)
 1960 First Person (TV Series)
Rod Murphy
- The Heroes (1960)
- Some Are So Lucky (1960) ... Rod Murphy
 1960 R.C.M.P. (TV Series)
Tom Rolands / Ken McCready
- Back to School (1960) ... Tom Rolands
- The Marked Man (1960) ... Ken McCready
 1960 The Hill (TV Movie)
Reuben
 1960 Startime (TV Series)
 1958-1959 The Unforeseen (TV Series)
- Cabin B-13 (1959)
- The Key (1958)
 1956-1958 First Performance (TV Series)
Joynt
- Ice on Fire (1957) ... Joynt
- O'Brien (1956)
 1954-1958 On Camera (TV Series)
Harry Sidekick / Lieut. Hagen / Dabney MacConkel / ...
- Stop-Over (1958) ... Harry Sidekick
- The Absentee Murderer (1958) ... Lieut. Hagen
- A Case of Fraud (1958) ... Dabney MacConkel
- Just Try It (1957) ... Roger
- Big League Goalie (1957) ... Coach
 1957 Test Pilot (Short)
 1956-1957 Folio (TV Series)
Ted / William Annand
- The Empty Frame (1957) ... Ted
- The Case of Posterity Versus Joseph Howe (1956) ... William Annand
 1957 Hawkeye and the Last of the Mohicans (TV Series)
Tonkawa / Harris
- Way Station (1957) ... Tonkawa (as Jim Doohan)
- Scapegoat (1957) ... Harris
 1956 Strike in Town: Revised (Short)
 1956 The Cage (Short)
 1956 The Hill (TV Movie)
 1955 Strike in Town (Short)
 1953-1955 Playbill (TV Series)
Suitor / Navigator
- Tobacco Farm (1954) ... Suitor
- The Rock (1954) ... Navigator
- Alfie's Tulip (1953)
 1954 Men at Work (Short)
 1953 Space Command (TV Series)
Phil Mitchell
- Episode #1.2 (1953) ... Phil Mitchell
- Episode dated 11 November 1953 (1953) ... Phil Mitchell
- Episode #1.148 ... Phil Mitchell
- Episode #1.149 ... Phil Mitchell
- Episode #1.147 ... Phil Mitchell
 1952 Tales of Tomorrow (TV Series)
Sgt. Morgan
- Plague from Space (1952) ... Sgt. Morgan
 1951 Suspense (TV Series)
Peters
- Go Home Dead Man (1951) ... Peters
 1950 Actor's Studio (TV Series)
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Other Works:

TV commercial for Ames Department Stores (Late 1990s) 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)

Spouse:

Wende Doohan  (his death)  (3 children) | See more »

Children:

Doohan, Sarah | See more »
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Did You Know?

Personal Quote:

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. See more »

Trivia:

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'. 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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