Star Trek Actor Leonard Nimoy Dies At 83

Star Trek Actor Leonard Nimoy Dies At 83

By Joy Abobi | News Reporter on February 28, 2015
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Leonard Nimoy

Actor Leonard Nimoy popularly known as Star Trek’s Mr. Spock died on Friday, February 27, 2014 at the age of 83.

According to the New York Times, Nimoy’s wife, Susan Bay Nimoy, said the cause of death was end-stage chronic obstructive pulmonary disease.

The Boston-born actor played first officer of the USS Enterprise on the 1960s TV series and its subsequent movies. He last played Spock in 2013’s Star Trek Into Darkness.

He received four Emmy nominations during his long career, three for Trek and one for the movie A Woman Called Golda. He also hosted the 1970s series In Search of…, which investigated paranormal activities.

Before his death, he played William Bell on Fringe, and voiced Sentinel Prime in Transformers: Dark of the Moon.

In addition to his acting skills, he also published books of poetry and photography.

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