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George Takei, James Doohan, Grace Lee Whitney, Nichelle Nichols, Stephen Collins, DeForest Kelley, Majel Barrett, William Shatner, Leonard Nimoy, Persis Khambatta, Walter Koenig

James Doohan [17]


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Born:March 3, 1920
Died:July 20, 2005 (85)
Filmography Rating:7.92 / 10
IMDB Rating:7.48 / 10
Amazon Rating:4.30 / 5
Rotten Tomatoes Rating:74.25%
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List of Titles and Roles/Jobs:
Star Trek: Various Episodes [1966](46) => Scott
Star Trek - Season 1 [1966](46) => Scott
Star Trek - Season 2 [1967](47) => Scott
Star Trek - Season 3 [1968](48) => Scott
Star Trek: The Animated Series [1973](53) => Additional Voices / Lt. Arex / Scott
Star Trek The Motion Picture [1979](59) => Cmdr. Montgomery 'Scotty' Scott
Star Trek II: The Wrath of Khan [1982](62) => Scotty
Star Trek III: The Search for Spock [1984](64) => Montgomery "Scotty" Scott
Star Trek IV: The Voyage Home [1986](66) => Commander Montgomery "Scotty" Scott
Star Trek V: The Final Frontier [1989](69) => Capt. Montgomery "Scotty" Scott
Star Trek VI: The Undiscovered Country [1991](71) => Captain Montgomery "Scotty" Scott
Star Trek: The Next Generation - Season 6 [1992](72) => Scotty
Star Trek: Generations [1994](74) => Capt. Montgomery "Scotty" Scott
Star Trek: Deep Space Nine - Season 5 [1996](76) => Scotty
Star Trek: Remastered - Season 1 [2007](87) => Scott
Star Trek: Remastered - Season 3 [2008](88) => Scott
Star Trek: Remastered - Season 2 [2008](88) => Scott

Trivia that mentions this person:
Star Trek The Motion Picture [1979]
  • The Klingon words spoken by the Klingon ship's captain were actually invented by actor James Doohan. Later, linguist [?] Marc Okrand devised grammar and syntax rules for the language, along with more vocabulary words, and wrote a Klingon dictionary.
  • James Doohan also devised the Vulcan words heard during the Kolinahr sequence. The scenes were originally shot in English, and when it was decided to change the dialogue to Vulcan, Doohan wrote lines that fit the existing lip movements. Some of the subtitles were rearranged to make this less obvious.
    Star Trek III: The Search for Spock [1984]
  • The few Klingon phrases that James Doohan introduced in Star Trek: The Motion Picture were used by [?] Marc Okrand as the basis for the Klingon language in this film. Okrand's Klingon language became a fully realized fictional language, and would be the basis for all future Klingon dialogue in future movies and television shows (as well as an obsession to become fluent in for hardcore [Star Trek] fans.)
    Star Trek IV: The Voyage Home [1986]
  • Towards the end of the film, the characters evacuate the Klingon ship, and end up jumping in the water and splashing around. This was not scripted - James Doohan slipped, the rest of the actors followed while the 2nd unit director kept rolling.
    Star Trek: Remastered - Season 2 [2008]
  • James Doohan ("Scotty") lost his right middle finger during WWII. Most of his scenes are shot to hide it. However, it is very noticeable in the episode {Catspaw}. Scotty is hypnotized and holding a phaser pistol on Kirk & Spock in Korob & Sylvia's dining hall. When Scotty is in the shot, only two fingers are holding the butt of the phaser.
    Star Trek Into Darkness [2013]
  • Christopher Doohan: The son of the original Scotty James Doohan, makes a cameo appearance in the film as a Transport Officer alongside the current Scotty Simon Pegg.
  • An "in joke" reference is made to Simon Pegg when he is trying to open the bay doors during Kirk and Khan's boarding attempt. The security guard asks Scotty to "show his other hand". It is common knowledge to Star Trek fans that James Doohan never revealed both hands in any of the original series because of the loss of one of his fingers (lost in combat during the D-Day invasion while storming the beach).