DeForest Kelley Overview:

Character actor, DeForest Kelley, was born Jackson DeForest Kelley on Jan 20, 1920 in Atlanta, GA. Kelley died at the age of 79 on Jun 11, 1999 in Woodland Hills, CA .

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He was honored with one star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame in the category of Motion Pictures.

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BEYOND STAR TREK BLOGATHON: on Zane Grey Theatre

on Jan 10, 2020 From Caftan Woman

The Beyond Star Trek blogathon is the brainchild of our hosts Quiggy of The Midnite Drive-In and Hamlette's Soliloquy. The blogathon explores the careers of Star Trek actors beyond and before their involvement with the influential and enduring series. Your exploration begins HERE and HERE. DeF... Read full article


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DeForest Kelley Quotes:

Vince Grayson: I've got an honest man's conscience... in a murderer's body.


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DeForest Kelley Facts
Before landing the role of Dr. McCoy, he was offered the choice to play Mr. Spock. Years later, he played both for Star Trek III: The Search for Spock (1984).

He had originally wanted to be a Doctor.

He plays a medic in The Man in the Gray Flannel Suit (1956). Foreshadowing things to come, his character says, "This man is dead, Captain".

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