Leonard McCoyLeonard Horatio McCoy, M.D.
is a character in the fictional Star Trek
universe, played by DeForest Kelley
. In Star Trek: The Original Series
, he was one of the three main characters and the humanistic counterpart to the logical Spock
Leonard McCoy was born in 2227 and attended the University of Mississippi from 2245 to 2249 and medical school from 2249 to 2253.
In 2266 he was named chief medical officer on the Enterprise NCC-1701 under Captain James T. Kirk with the rank of Lieutenant Commander.
By retirement, his rank was Admiral.
He appeared at the age of 137 years in "Encounter at Farpoint", the first episode of Star Trek: The Next Generation.
- "I'm a doctor, not a bricklayer."
- "Dammit, Jim! I'm a doctor, not a magician!"
- "Why you green blooded, inhuman..." (To which Spock replies, "That is correct, Doctor.")
- "You're talking about universal Armageddon!"