Leonard Nimoy

Biography

The son of Jewish immigrants from the U.S.S.R., Leonard Nimoy was born in Boston in 1931. Leonard has been acting since he was eight years old. Nimoy's film debut was in the movie, "Queen for a Day," in 1951. It was a theatrical film based on the popular television series of the early fifties.

Nimoy's first meeting with Gene Roddenberry came when he guest starred in an episode of The Lieutenant. This relationship developed and resulted in Roddenberry casting Nimoy as the Vulcan officer Spock in the much loved Star Trek TV Series.

Nimoy went on to star in the first 6 Star Trek Movies - and also directed Star Trek III: The Search for Spock, Star Trek IV: The Voyage Home and was executive producer on Star Trek VI: The Undiscovered Country.

Nimoy also directed Three Men and a Baby which was very popular on release.

Nimoy released an autobiography in 1975 entitled 'I Am Not Spock', before following it up 20 years later with 'I Am Spock'. He has expanded his career into various projects including photography, opening a pet store, flying planes and even music.

In 2014, he revealed that he was suffering from chronic lung disease which he blames on years of smoking.

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Leonard Nimoy's Disease Shocks Fans, But Here's 10 Facts You Never Knew About Spock.

7th February 2014 -

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He may have become best known as 'Star Trek's' Spock, but Leonard Nimoy, who has revealed he is suffering from chronic lung disease has had a long and varied career. From directing to writing and...

Leonard Nimoy, AKA 'Spock', Suffering From Chronic Lung Disease

7th February 2014 -

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Leonard Nimoy, who gained worldwide fame as 'Spock' in the original 'Star Trek' television series is not well.The 82 year-old actor is suffering from chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (lungs), a result of a lifetime of...

Amazon Thinks Profits And Sanctions Fan Fiction Marketplace

23rd May 2013 -

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What’s that? A giant global corporation has ignored the creative integrity of the people it profits from in order to maximize gross income, potentially alienating future authors and jeopardizing their commerce? That’s right, Amazon is...

Spock vs Spock: Car Commercial Pits Leonard Nimoy Against Zachary Quinto

8th May 2013 -

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Audi’s newest ad pits Spock against Spock as Leonard Nimoy and Zachary Quinto face off in a race to the golf club. Ok, so that sounds considerably less epic than it could have been with...

Hartnett's Father Shocked By Nimoy Rumours

1st October 2004 -

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Hollywood hunk JOSH HARTNETT's father was shocked by rumours STAR TREK star LEONARD NIMOY fathered his son. The WICKER PARK actor decided to stop reading stories about himself after it was once claimed in...

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