Nimoy Offered Spock Ear Surgery

STAR TREK icon LEONARD NIMOY was offered plastic surgery to make his ears permanently pointed for his character of MR SPOCK.

The 74-year-old actor became bored with having to use fake ears for the cult sci-fi series, and producer GENE RODDENBERRY immediately suggested a more lasting solution, even though the cosmetic work would limit Nimoy's future prospects.

Nimoy recalls, "Gene said, 'If you're not happy, we'll get you an ear job.' But I kept the last pair I wore."

12/05/2005 13:52

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Tags: Star Trek - Leonard Nimoy - Gene Roddenberry


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