James Doohan

James Doohan bio

Birth Name: James Montgomery Doohan

Occupation: TV Actor

Place Of Birth: Vancouver

Date Of Birth: March 3, 1920

Date Of Death: July 20, 2005

Cause Of Death: N/A

Ethnicity: White

Nationality: Canadian

James Doohan was born on the 3rd of March, 1920. He was best known for being a TV Actor. Played the role of Star Trek chief engineer, Montgomery Scott (Scotty) in both the film and television versions of the franchise.

James Doohan was born in Vancouver. He received a reputation for being dangerously wild during his time with the Royal Canadian Air Force. Because of his role on TV, he inspired many people to become engineers.

James Doohan was a Pisces and was born in the G.I. Generation.

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James Doohan was born in 1920s. The 1920s represented an era of change and growth. The decade was one of learning and exploration. The economic boom and the Jazz Age were over, and America began the period called the Great Depression. Discover what happened on this day.

James Montgomery Doohan is part of G.I. Generation also known as The Greatest Generation. This generation experienced much of their youth during the Great Depression and rapid technological innovation such as the radio and the telephone. The initials "G.I." is military terminology referring to "Government Issue" or "General Issue".


James’s James Montgomery Doohan attended Sarnia Collegiate Institute and Technical School, Sarnia, Ontario (1938).


James Doohan’s mother’s name is unknown at this time and his father’s name is under review. We will continue to update information on James Doohan’s parents.

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Personal Life

Like many famous people and celebrities, James Doohan kept his personal life private. Once more details are available, we will update this section.

James Doohan was born in the Year of the Monkey.

Fast Facts

REAL NAME: James Montgomery Doohan
BIRTH DAY: Wednesday
DEATH DAY: Wednesday



Zodiac Sign: James Doohan was a Pisces. People of this zodiac sign like romance, to sleep, spiritual themes and dislike the know-it-all, to be criticized, and cruelty of any kind. The strengths of this sign are being compassionate, artistic, gentle, wise, while weaknesses can be to be fearful, overly trusting and desire to escape reality. The greatest overall compatibility with Pieces is Virgo and Taurus.

Chinese Zodiac: James Doohan was born in the Year of the Rabbit. People born under this sign love to make people laugh and are generally energetic and upbeat but sometimes lack self-control.

Ruling Planet: James Doohan had a ruling planet of Neptune and has a ruling planet of Neptune. Back the early 2,000 B.C. the outer planets, Uranus and Pluto, were not yet discovered, since the telescope had not yet been invented. Astrologers and astronomers could only work with planets visible to the eye.

James Doohan’s birth sign is Pisces and he had a ruling planet of Neptune.

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