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Ashes Of James Doohan Released In Space

23rd May 2012

The final wishes of former Star Trek actor James Doohan were honoured on Tuesday (22May12) when his ashes were released into outer space.The actor, who died in July, 2005, left specific instructions in his will...

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Pegg Makes Scotty Role A Tribute To Doohan

30th September 2008

SIMON PEGG has promised his portrayal of SCOTTY in the new STAR TREK movie will be a "tribute" to the late JAMES DOOHAN, the actor who made the role famous. Doohan's son Christopher plays an...

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Scotty's Ashes Go Missing After Blast Malfunction

5th August 2008

The ashes for former STAR TREK star JAMES DOOHAN have gone missing after a rocket set to blast them into space malfunctioned on Saturday (02Aug08). Before he died in 2005, the actor - who played...

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Doohan Ashes Found

19th May 2007

LATEST: Late STAR TREK actor JAMES DOOHAN's ashes have been found in a mountain range in New Mexico - three weeks after they were blasted into space. Doohan's remains were shot 72.7 miles (117 kilometres)...

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Search For Doohan Rocket

11th May 2007

The rocket that launched STAR TREK star JAMES DOOHAN's ashes into space has disappeared without a trace. A search team has been hunting for the remains of the rocket since it was blasted into space...

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Doohan Ashes Beamed Up

29th April 2007

Late STAR TREK star JAMES DOOHAN's remains were successfully blasted into space yesterday morning (28Apr07). The ashes of the actor, who played Montgomery "Scotty" Scott in the TV show and its spin-off movies, were flown...

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Doohan To Be Beamed Up Later This Month

2nd April 2007

Late STAR TREK star JAMES DOOHAN's remains will be blasted into space later this month (APR07), the firm arranging the flight has confirmed. Doohan played SCOTTY in the legendary TV show and its spin-off movies,...

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Star Trek Doohan Set For Space In October

25th July 2006

LATEST: Late STAR TREK actor JAMES DOOHAN's ashes will be blasted into space in October (06), the company organising the flight confirmed yesterday (24JUL06). Doohan, who played the starship Enterprise's chief engineer SCOTTY in the...

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Final Frontier Postponed For Scotty

27th March 2006

Plans to rocket late STAR TREK actor JAMES DOOHAN's ashes into space have been put on hold after a similar spacecraft developed a fuel leak and crashed into the Pacific Ocean. Doohan, who played engineer...

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Doohan Space Flight Delayed

16th November 2005

A rocket which will blast the ashes of STAR TREK star JAMES DOOHAN into space has had its take-off delayed because of engine trouble. The Falcon One was to take the remains of Doohan,...

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Four Scottish Cities Fight Over Star Trek Scotty Tribute

2nd August 2005

The death of STAR TREK actor JAMES DOOHAN has provoked a row between four Scottish cities over plans to erect a plaque in tribute to his MONTGOMERY SCOTT character from the legendary sci-fi saga....

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'Beam Me Up Scotty' Star Dies

20th July 2005

Former STAR TREK star JAMES DOOHAN died from pneumonia and Alzheimer's disease this morning (20JUL05) at the age of 85. WENDE, the actor's wife of 28 years, and close pal STEVE STEVENS were by...

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Star Trek's Doohan Making Final Public Appearances

30th August 2004

Former STAR TREK actor JAMES DOOHAN attended the first of a series of events honouring him on Saturday night (28AUG04), in what are expected to be his final public appearances. The 84-year-old actor who...

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Doohan Gets Walk Of Fame Honour

26th August 2004

Former STAR TREK actor JAMES DOOHAN will be honoured with a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame on Tuesday (31AUG04). The 84-year-old star, who was diagnosed with Alzheimer's disease in the summer (04),...

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Star Trek Star Has Alzheimer's

1st July 2004

Veteran STAR TREK actor JAMES DOOHAN has been diagnosed with Alzheimer's disease. The 84-year-old - who is most famous for playing SCOTTY in the sci-fi programme and was often on the receiving end of...

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