Wednesday, July 20, 2005

Rest In Peace Scotty

James Doohan, aka Scotty on Star Trek (the original series) died today, Wednesday, July 20, 2005, of pneumonia and Alzheimer's. He was 85. Scotty played a hero on Star Trek, and he lived a hero's life during World War 2. He landed on Juno Beach on D-Day.
He was shot 6 times by a machine gun. One bullet took off a finger, 4 hit him in the leg, and 1 hit him in the chest. That bullet was stopped by his silver cigarette case. Debbie Schlussel ( has posted a nice write up about Mr. Doohan.

This photo is from hollywood_heros.html


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