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Leonard H. "Bones" McCoy is a character in the Star Trek media franchise. First portrayed by DeForest Kelley in the original Star Trek series, McCoy also appears in the animated Star Trek series, seven Star Trek movies, the pilot episode of Star Trek: The Next Generation, and in numerous books, comics, and video games. Karl Urban assumed the role of the character in the 2009 Star Trek film.
McCoy was born in 2227, In 2266, McCoy was posted as chief medical officer of the USS Enterprise under Captain James T. Kirk. McCoy often plays the role of Kirk's conscience, offering a counterpoint to Spock's logic. especially the transporter;
Kirk orders McCoy's commission reactivated in Star Trek: The Motion Picture (1979); Spock transfers his katra—his knowledge and experience—into McCoy's mind before dying in Star Trek II: The Wrath of Khan (1982). DeForest Kelley's 1999 death led to a DC Comics story chronicling McCoy's death.
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