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June 12, 1999 | ELAINE WOO, TIMES STAFF WRITER
DeForest Kelley, who played the irascible but wise Dr. Leonard "Bones" McCoy in the "Star Trek" television series and movies, died Friday at the Motion Picture and Television Fund Hospital in Woodland Hills. He was 79. Kelley entered the convalescent home three months ago and died after a lingering illness, said A.C. Lyles, a longtime producer at Paramount Studios, where the original series was shot.
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June 12, 1999 | ELAINE WOO, TIMES STAFF WRITER
DeForest Kelley, who played the irascible but wise Dr. Leonard "Bones" McCoy in the "Star Trek" television series and movies, died Friday at the Motion Picture and Television Fund Hospital in Woodland Hills. He was 79. Kelley entered the convalescent home three months ago and died after a lingering illness, said A.C. Lyles, a longtime producer at Paramount Studios, where the original series was shot.
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December 5, 1991 | ALEENE MacMINN, Arts and entertainment reports from The Times, national and international news services and the nation's press
Making History: The "Star Trek" crew will cement their place in history at a "signature ceremony" scheduled at noon today at the Chinese Theater in Hollywood. William Shatner, Leonard Nimoy, DeForest Kelley, James Doohan, Nichelle Nichols, George Takei and Walter Koenig will put their autographs into the theater's famed forecourt. The cement signing takes place on the eve of the release of "Star Trek VI: The Undiscovered Country."
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February 24, 1987 | Arts and entertainment reports from The Times, national and international news services and the nation's press
A host of eminent doctors have been invited to New York on April 6 when Philadelphia 76ers basketball star Julius (Dr. J) Erving plays his last game there. Madison Square Garden wants to honor the retiring Dr. J with a ceremony that will include Dr. Ruth Westheimer, Dr. Seuss, Dr. Henry Kissinger, New York Mets pitcher Dwight (Dr. K) Gooden, Dr. Joyce Brothers, Vince Edwards (formerly television's Dr. Ben Casey), Richard Chamberlain (Dr. Kildare), Robert Young (Dr.
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July 7, 1991
The cards and letters and faxes came pouring in . . . Last Sunday in an item in Film Clips about the next "Star Trek" movie, we boldly went where we shouldn't have gone. We said that there has been only one mention of the original TV series "Star Trek" on the new series, "Star Trek: The Next Generation." This was warped, as we quickly learned. There have been at least two other cases: Actor DeForest Kelley--Dr.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
September 6, 1994
Couched as it was with reminders of the earthquake, the wildfires and the sagging economy, our question to readers was simple: Why do you stay in the San Fernando Valley? In dozens of poems, essays and even a limerick, written on manual typewriters, computers or scrawled on note cards, you responded, defiantly defending your neighborhood, your strip mall, your Valley. For some, it is the memories that keep you here: of orange groves, farmlands or the deer that once roamed the Valley floor.
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June 9, 1989 | KEVIN THOMAS, Times Staff Writer
"Star Trek V: The Final Frontier" (citywide) is as much a spiritual odyssey as a space adventure, and it's all the richer for it. It has high adventure, nifty special effects and much good humor, but it also has a wonderful resonance to it. That's because William Shatner, in a triple-threat assignment, as director and co-writer as well as actor, turns to full advantage the inescapable fact that the Star Trek family, after 23 years, is well into...
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November 26, 1986 | MICHAEL WILMINGTON
If most movies today are doomed to be sure-fire, presold properties--with ideas leached from our recent TV or cinematic past--let's hope they're all as good at the game as "Star Trek IV: The Voyage Home" (citywide). Breathe there any non-Trekkies with hides so tough they won't find something to enjoy in this rollicking, allegorical, super-space opera? Well, perhaps. But they're likely to be outnumbered and outflanked.
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