James Montgomery "Jimmy" Doohan (March 3, 1920 – July 20, 2005), who played "Scotty" on the TV show Star Trek, was a Canadian character and voice actor. He joined the Royal Canadian Artillery. He was commissioned a lieutenant in the 13th Field Artillery Regiment of the 3rd Canadian Infantry Division. His first combat was the invasion of Normandy at Juno Beach on D-Day.
There is nothing conventional about Adam Driver’s journey from a small town in Indiana to the Marines to Julliard, on to a groundbreaking TV show and a galaxy far, far away—but then again, there is nothing conventional about his outsized talent and persistent determination to get things right. In this star system anyway, he is unique.