Live Long and Prosper…So Long Spock

Live Long and Prosper…So Long Spock

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Star Trek’s Mr. Spock, Leonard Nimoy, has died (Friday) after being hospitalized earlier this week with severe chest pains. He was 83.

Besides being “Spock” Leonard Nimoy had a colorful career here are some highlights you may or may not be aware of….

  • He was Born on March 26th, 1931 in Boston, Massachusetts.
  • He landed more than 50 small film and television roles until catching his big break in 1966 on Star Trek.
  • Played Mr. Spock on the original Star Trek TV show.
  • Also played “Spock” in the six Star Trek movies.
  • Directed Star Trek Three and Star Trek Four.
  • He directed Three Men and a Baby, which was the highest-grossing film of 1987.
  • He guest-starred on two episodes of The Simpsons.
  • He also hosted a couple of TV series.
  • Nimoy was also a stage star, appearing in productions of Fiddler on the Roof, Oliver and Camelot.
  • Released several volumes of poetry.
  • He wrote two autobiographies.
  • He also had a musical career, releasing five albums between 1967 and 1970.
  • Most recently guested on The Big Bang Theory.

 

No cause of death has been announced, but a year ago, He revealed that he had lung cancer. Leonard Nimoy was married twice. He has two children.

You will be missed…Live long and prosper.