About James Doohan
It has been estimated that the overall amount of James Doohan net worth reaches 7 million dollars, as of right now. James Doohan was a popular actor, who was born in 1920 and passed away in 2005. In addition to being an actor, he appeared as a voice artist. James Doohan is mostly recognized for his appearances in the television and film series called “Star Trek”, where he played the role of Montgomery Scott. In addition, James Doohan worked behind the scenes of this production. Therefore, it also increased the total estimate of James Doohan net worth.
Before he got the part in “Star Trek”, James Doohan was an army man. He served in the Canadian military, where he was infantry and a pilot. During the Second World War, James Doohan was wounded. After his service, he began to appear in TV and radio shows, which resulted into him being chosen for the role of Montgomery Scott in “Star Trek”. When the TV series of “Star Trek” ended, James Doohan found it hard to get other roles. James Doohan appeared in many “Star Trek” conventions as well as animated versions of the production.
Thus, it made his name recognized and also increased the current amount of James Doohan net worth.
The actor was born in 1920 in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada. He was raised with his three older siblings. His mother was a homemaker, whereas his father belonged to the Pharmaceutical Society of Ireland. When he was young, James Doohan moved with his family to Sarnia, Ontario. He was studying at the Sarnia Collegiate Institute and Technical School. There, he got perfect grades in science and mathematics. In 1938, James Doohan joined the 102nd Royal Canadian Army Cadet Corps and his military service began.
When the war ended, James Doohan moved to London, Ontario. He was given a scholarship to study for two years at the Neighborhood Playhouse in New York City. In 1946, he was appearing on CBC radio. For quite a few years, he was moving to New York and Toronto back and forth and during that time, James Doohan stated that he appeared in 450 TV shows and more than 4 thousand radio programs. Thus, these appearances also increased the total size of James Doohan net worth.
In the 1950s, he was chosen for the role of Timber Tom to play in the Canadian show called “Howdy Doody”. At about the same time, the actor appeared in “Space Command”. In the period of 1957-1958, James Doohan appeared a few times on the show called “Hawkeye and the Last of the Mohicans”. In 1956, James Doohan was chosen for the leading part in the CBC TV drama called “Flight into Danger”. In the 1960s, he appeared in “The Night they Killed Joe Howe”. James Doohan appeared as a guest in a lot of TV series, such as “The Twilight Zone”, “Fantasy Island”, “GE True”, “Magnum, P.I.”, “Hazel”, “The Man from U.N.C.L.E.”, “Bewitched”, “The Outer Limits” and “Bonanza”, to mention a few.