James Doohan

10 strange, awkward, and hilarious fan encounters
Jan 29, 2014

Sci-fi stars attract all sorts of adoration from their fans. Sometimes, this adoration is just plain awkward.

7 years after his death, Star Trek's Scotty is heading into space
Dec 17, 2012

James Doohan, best known as Scotty from Star Trek: The Original Series, spent much of his career playing a space-faring hero. But today, he will finally make it into orbit—albeit seven years after his death.

Little known sci-fi fact: James Doohan was shot 6 times on D-Day
Dec 14, 2012

I'm sure you all know by now that the actor who played Scotty on Star Trek was not actually Scottish. But did you know that the Canadian got plugged a half-dozen times while helping the Allies take Normandy?