Obituary of DeForest Kelley

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DeForest Kelley

DeForest Kelley (born January 20th, 1920 in Atlanta, Georgia) was an TV Actor who was best known for his role as Dr. Leonard "Bones" McCoy in the TV and film series "Star Trek". DeForest died on June 11th, 1999 and his death was reportedly due to Stomach cancer. He was 79 years old.

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DeForest Kelley Biography Wiki:

    • Is He Dead or Alive: Dead
    • Full Name: Kelley, DeForest
    • Common Name: DeForest Kelley
    • Gender: Male
    • Preferred Gender Pronoun: he/him
    • Birthplace: Atlanta, Georgia, United States
    • Birth Date: January 20, 1920
    • Age: 79 (at death)
    • Also Known As: De Forest
    • Occupations:

    • Nationality: American
    • Favorite Food: Libby's Brown Beans
    • Favorite Color: Fuchsia (See all his faves at Hot-Forum)

    DeForest's Family Tree

    • Birth Name: Jackson DeForest Kelley
    • Father: Ernest David Kelley
    • Mother: Clora Kelley (née Casey)
    • Brother(s):
      • Ernest Casey Kelley
    • Spouse/Partner:
      • Carolyn Dowling (married 7 September 1945-11 June 1999, his death)
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Death Notice:

  • Date: June 11, 1999
  • Place: Los Angeles, California, United States
  • Cause of Death: Cancer (stomach)
  • Interment: cremated and the ashes were spread over the Pacific Ocean.

Category Tags:

TV ActorFilm Actor American Born on January 20th Born in 1920 Born in GeorgiaDied in 1999Died from Cancer

Quotable Quotes:

"[on why he chose to play Dr. McCoy instead of Mr. Spock on Star Trek (1966)] I wouldn't have been anywhere near Leonard Nimoy. He's marvelous." (IMDB)

"A disciplined bowel brings fullness to every bowl."

Is Mr. DeForest Kelley still alive? According to our unconfirmed records, he has passed away.

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DeForest Kelley on Wikipedia.org
DeForest Kelley at IMDB

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Celebrity Obit Rating: 4 Stars
Wiki Page Updated: 2022-09-01 11:18:29
Author: Stan
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