Star Trek - Leonard Nimoy: 'I Have Lung Disease'

Star Trek legend Leonard Nimoy is suffering from chronic obstructive pulmonary disease.

The veteran actor, 82, known to millions as Spock in the hit sci-fi show, blames his years of smoking for giving him the lung condition.

He sparked fears for his health last month (Jan14) when he was pictured in New York sitting in a wheelchair and attached to breathing apparatus, and he has since told fans he is suffering from the illness.

In a post on his official Twitter.com page, Nimoy writes, "I quit smoking 30 yrs (years) ago. Not soon enough. I have Copd (chronic obstructive pulmonary disease). Grandpa says, quit now!! Llap (live long and prosper)."


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Lola Sorento

didnt know spock's wife was previously married to another star threk actor! http://dailyentertainmentnews.com/tv/susan-bay-star-treks-spock-leonard-nimoys-wife/

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didnt know spock's wife was previously married to another star threk actor! http://dailyentertainmentnews.com/tv/susan-bay-star-treks-spock-leonard-nimoys-wife/

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