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Leonard Nimoy

Actor Leonard Nimoy
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Full Name: Leonard Simon Nimoy
Profession: Actor

Nationality:
United States of America
American

Why Famous: Commander Spock (Star Trek); not to be confused with Dr Benjamin Spock.

Born: March 26, 1931
Birthplace: Boston, Massachusetts, USA

Generation: Silent Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Goat/Sheep
Star Sign: Aries

Died: February 27, 2015 (aged 83)
Cause of Death: Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease

Married Life

  • 1954-02-21 Actor Leonard Nimoy (22) weds actress Sandra Zober
  • 1989-01-01 Actor Leonard Nimoy (57) weds actress Susan Bay

Historical Events

  • 1966-09-08 "Star Trek" 1st premieres on NBC-TV starring William Shatner and Leonard Nimoy
  • 1979-12-07 "Star Trek: The Motion Picture" first movie of the series premieres directed by Robert Wise, starring William Shatner and Leonard Nimoy
  • 1992-04-15 William Shatner, Leonard Nimoy and DeForest Kelley inducted into National Association of Broadcasters Hall of Fame
  • 1996-04-14 Trish Vradenburg's play "Apple Doesn't Fall.."directed by Leonard Nimoy opens and closes at Lyceum Theater NYC after 1 performance

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