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    Star Trek actor DeForest Kelley filmography of other acting roles in TV shows and movies with plot summaries, pictures, covers and etc.
Nano-Biography for Deforest Kelley
Date of Birth - January 20, 1920
Place of Birth - Atlanta, Georgia, USA
Date of Death - June 11, 1999 (stomach cancer)

Most Famous Role(s) Other Than Star Trek:
- Gunfight at the O.K. Corral as Morgan Earp.

Trivia About the Actor:
- Before landing the role of Dr. McCoy, he was offered the choice to play Mr. Spock.
- Was the only original "Star Trek" (1966) cast member never to write an autobiography.

 

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DeForest Kelley Filmography 
Fear in the Night (1947) - Starring as Vince Grayson
Plot Summary
  Bank teller Vince Grayson wakes from a nightmare in which he and an unknown woman murdered a man in a strange, mirrored room. Only a dream...but Vince finds that he has physical objects and bruises from his "dream." In his coat pocket he finds a blue button and an odd-shaped key. He makes his way to his sister's house to talk with her husband, Cliff Herlihy (Paul Kelly), a police detective that dismisses his story. But a couple of days later, driving out for a picnic with his girl friend, his sister and Cliff, Vince suggests they go to Salado Canyon, a place he's never been to before. They take shelter from a thunderstorm in a deserted mansion containing that same mirrored room. Vince's nightmare is just beginning. Did he kill a man in the house? Why would he?
Gunsmoke (1956) (TV) - Starring as Will Bailey in "Indian Scout"
Plot Summary
  After the long career of lawman that made him a legend, Wyatt Earp (Burt Lancaster) deciedes to quit and join his brothers in Tombstone, Arizona. There he would see them in feud with Clantons (Dennis Hopper as Billy), local clan of thugs and cattle thieves. When the showdown becomes inevitable, the help will come from Doc Holliday (Kirk Douglas), terminally-ill gambler who happens to be another Wild West legend.
- Indian Scout Morgan Earp is Wyatt's brother, and joins them for the final battle. He is shot and killed by one of the Clantons, when they rush him.
The Adventures of Jim Bowie (1957) (TV) - Starring as Dr. Robert Taber in "An Eye for an Eye"
Plot Summary
  Set in the Louisiana Territory around 1830, wealthy planter Jim Bowie (Scott Forbes) encounters many famous people in New Orleans or the backwoods, relying for protection on the knife he supposedly invented after his regular one broke in a fight with a grizzly.
Gunfight at the O.K. Corral (1957) - Starring as Morgan Earp
Plot Summary
  After the long career of lawman that made him a legend, Wyatt Earp (Burt Lancaster) deciedes to quit and join his brothers in Tombstone, Arizona. There he would see them in feud with Clantons (Dennis Hopper as Billy), local clan of thugs and cattle thieves. When the showdown becomes inevitable, the help will come from Doc Holliday (Kirk Douglas), terminally-ill gambler who happens to be another Wild West legend.
- Morgan Earp is Wyatt's brother, and joins them for the final battle. He is shot and killed by one of the Clantons, when they rush him.
Rawhide (1959) (TV) - Starring as Slate Prell in "Incident at Barker Springs"
Plot Summary
  Gil Favor (Eric Fleming) is trail boss of a continuous cattle drive assisted by Rowdy Yates (Clint Eastwood). The crew runs into characters and adventures along the way.

  In this episode, Brazo, a retired gunfighter, attempts to keep his kid brother from taking up the family business.
Warlock (1959) - Starring as Curley Burne
Plot Summary
  The town of Warlock is plagued by a gang of thugs, leading the inhabitants to hire Clay Blaisdell (Henry Fonda), a famous gunman, to act as marshal. When Blaisdell appears, he is accompanied by his friend Tom Morgan (Anthony Quinn), a club-footed gambler who is unusually protective of Blaisdell's life and reputation. However, various townspeople, concerned by the illegality of Blaisdell's position, induce Johnny Gannon (Richard Widmark), one of the thugs who has reformed, to accept the post of official sheriff in rivalry to Blaisdell; and a woman arrives in town accusing Blaisdell and Morgan of having murdered her fiance.
Bat Masterson (1961) (TV) - Starring as Brock Martin in "No Amnesty for Death"
Plot Summary
  Dressed-up dandy (derby and cane), gambler and lawman William Barclay 'Bat' Masterson (Gene Barry), roams the West charming women and defending the unjustly accused. His primary weapon was his wit (and cane) rather than his gun.

   In this episode, Bat's hard riding rescues three men from the gallows - he bears an amnesty signed by the Governor of New Mexico and the President of the United States for all combatants in the Lincoln County War. The three gunmen soon return to their criminal ways and Bat must help the local marshal hunt down the recently freed men.
Perry Mason (1961) (TV) - Starring as Peter Thorpe in "The Case of the Unwelcome Bride"
Plot Summary
  The show was about defense lawyer Perry Mason (Raymond Burr) and his staff, who solved crimes with surprise witnesses and brilliant cross-examinations. It was the first series to show chalk outlines where bodies were found.

   In this episode, wealthy Walter Frazer has always blamed his daughter-in-law Sue Ellen for his son Gregson's failures. You can only imagine how he feels when Sue Ellen is accused of Gregson's murder.
The Untouchables (1962) (TV) - Starring as Detective at Missing Persons Bureau in "Elegy"
Plot Summary
  A classic crime drama series about an elite group of law enforcement officers headed by the incorruptible Eliot Ness (Robert Stack) and their battles against organized crime and gang lords such as Al Capone. The series ran from 1959-63 on ABC and sparked great controversy in its day both for its violent content and its portrayal of Italian-Americans.
Have Gun - Will Travel (1962) (TV) - Starring as Deakin in "The Treasure"
Plot Summary
  Professional gunfighter Paladin (Richard Boone) was a West Point graduate who, after the Civil War, settled into San Francisco's Hotel Carlton were he awaited responses to his business card: over the picture of a chess knight "Have Gun, Will Travel ... Wire Paladin, San Francisco."
Night of the Lepus (1972) - Starring as Elgin Clark
Plot Summary
  Giant Flesh-Eating Rabbits Ravage American Southwest after scientists slip up. The trouble begins when a researcher's experiment to use hormone injections to control Arizona's burgeoning rabbit population goes terribly awry, causing the cuddly rodents to grow to enormous proportions. In order to facilitate their growth, the rabbits need extra protein, and what better source than the relatively slow-moving human population that surrounds their huge subterranean lairs.
 
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