Live Long and Prosper…So Long Spock

Live Long and Prosper…So Long Spock


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.