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Doohan, James

Entry updated 26 July 2021. Tagged: Author.

(1920-2005) Canadian actor, best known for playing Scotty, the irascible but lovable Scottish Flight Engineer for the Starship Enterprise in various Star Trek Television series and films; another sf series role was Commander Carnarvin in the first season of Jason of Star Command (1978-1980). He is listed as co-author with S M Stirling in the Flight Engineer sequence beginning with The Rising (1996). Doohan also published a memoir, Beam Me Up, Scotty: Star Trek's "Scotty" – In His Own Words (1996) with Peter David. [JC]

James Montgomery Doohan

born Vancouver, British Columbia: 3 March 1920

died Redmond, Washington: 20 July 2005



Flight Engineer



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