From Sawdust to Stardust by Terry Lee Rioux – In the forty-year history of Star Trek®, none of the television show’s actors are more beloved than DeForest. He was raised on the sawdust trail, a preacher’s kid steeped in his father’s literal faith and judgment. It is a journey that takes us all from sawdust to stardust. From Sawdust to Stardust: The Biography of DeForest Kelley, Star Trek’s Dr. McCoy by Terry Lee Rioux is an absolutely amazing book about.

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He lived among rough working people, exposed to vice and sickness.

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Warm, down-to-earth, caring, with a twinkle in his eye and that Southern charm that the good doctor was famous for. Now at the height of his physical and spiritual strength, Reverend Kelley shared the gospel in Conyers.

Later she earned a Master of Arts degree in history at Lamar University. Away from the oilfields and the seedy interior of Sgardust Beach, DeForest discovered the tonic starfust beach-bumming in He did very well in agriculture, grammar, geography, and reading.


Want to Read saving…. As Dr McCoy once said “He’s not really gone, as long as we remember him Home Groups Talk Zeitgeist. No current Talk conversations about this book. Review Teaser Tuesdays It’s Monday! It is a journey that takes us all On these small escapes from the realities of Long Beach, he would look for odd jobs and wander around the wonder of Hollywood.

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Any Star Trek fan Trekkie should love it. Shopbop Designer Fashion Brands. Learn more about Amazon Giveaway. Reverend Kelley could speak directly to the souls of these Georgia people. Terry Lee Rioux Snippet view – fro No trivia or quizzes yet. Now I want to go back and watch Star Trek.

This thoroughly researched actor’s life is about hard work and luck, loyalty and love. Don’t have a Kindle? Product details Format Paperback pages Dimensions x x I’ll just make a list: Customers who bought this item also bought. What Are You Reading?

He was very believable as the somewhat old-fashioned, but medically astute Ship’s Physician and interacted well with his co-stars. Reverend Kelley set down an account of the Caseys’ visit for the church bulletin: The nephew seized on the idea, making it the central purpose in his life.


Kelley as anyone other than Dr.

Inhe was advanced into high school. He did not falter in his determination to get the bus fare that would take him to Long Beach and the Pacific Sstardust. Absolutely, and I’m grateful for that.

Best known for his portrayal of the irascible Dr Sawduzt McCoy in the original Star Trek, he first made his name playing cowboys – most of them bad guys – in the heyday of the Hollywood western. This new world was astounding, enlivening, beyond daydreams, and without limits.

Sometimes there would be a sleepover.

Movement A Blast From the Past: With Holiday, DeForest became aware of the motion-picture talent scouts who prowled the small theaters and amateur productions for their studio contract players. So Thou art my secret. She cherished that ring, and so did her son.