Leonard Nimoy, Who Played Spock on Star Trek, Dies at 83

RIP, Dr. Spock.  Live long and prosper.

TIME

Leonard Nimoy, the actor who played Spock on Star Trek, died Friday. He was 83 and had lung disease, and his family confirmed his death.

Nimoy was most famous for his role as the Vulcan Spock on the Star Trek TV show in 1966. He would also later appear in J.J Abrams’ Star Trek reboot movies.

“He was an extraordinary man, husband, grandfather, brother, actor, author—the list goes on—and friend,” his granddaughter Dani said in a statement.

“I loved him like a brother,” William Shatner, who starred in Star Trek alongside Nimoy as Captain Kirk, said in a statement. “We will all miss his humor, his talent, and his capacity to love.”

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Nimoy announced he had chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, or COPD, on Twitter a little over a year ago. He urged fans to quit smoking immediately, so they wouldn’t get sick as well…

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Posted on 02/27/2015, in Potpourri, Uncategorized and tagged , , . Bookmark the permalink. 19 Comments.

  1. I was never a fan of the series Star Trek, but I loved the movies. The Wrath of Kahn is the best.

    Live long in the Heavens Mr. Nimoy !!

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    • Racer,
      I have a problem keeping up with movies that run as series. I like the Twilight series but even have a problem remembering the titles to know which movie came first, second, third, fourth. LOL. Is Wrath of Kahn where Capt. Kirk kicked Kahn while saying “I — have had — enough — of you!”?

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  2. Yes I heard the news this evening.. I was a great Star Trek fan.. and so enjoyed Leonard Nimoy Mr Spock.. I echo your. ‘Live Long and Prosper’ in life after life.. x

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  3. I grew up on the original Star Trek series. I never cared for the other Star Trek series or movies. They just weren’t the same for me without Spock and Kirk and the others.

    83 years, what a long wonderful life.

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  4. yahtzeebutterfly

    Classic eyebrow raise:

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  5. yahtzeebutterfly

    3 Quotations:

    “I believe in goodness, mercy and charity. I believe in casting bread upon the waters.”

    “The miracle is this: the more we share the more we have.”

    “I’m touched by the idea that when we do things that are useful and helpful – collecting these shards of spirituality – that we may be helping to bring about a healing.”

    ~Leonard Nimoy

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  6. yahtzeebutterfly

    Wolle captioned his photograph below as “The Vulcan Mind Meld”

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  7. yahtzeebutterfly

    > “I am convinced”
    by Leonard Nimoy

    I am convinced
    That if all mankind
    Could only gather together
    In one circle
    Arms on each other’s shoulders
    And dance, laugh and cry
    together
    Then much
    of the tension and burden
    of life
    Would fall away
    In the knowledge that
    We are all children
    Needing and wanting
    Each other’s
    Comfort and
    Understanding
    We are all children
    Searching for love

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  8. Missing him already… farewell Leonard… Spock! You lived long and prospered!

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  9. chuquestaquenumber1

    Remember William Bell of Fringe

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