Leonard Nimoy

Actor, Film actor

1931 –

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Who is Leonard Nimoy?

Leonard Simon Nimoy is an American actor, film director, poet, singer and photographer. Nimoy is best known for his role of Spock in the original Star Trek television series, and in multiple film, television, and video game sequels.

Nimoy began his career in his early twenties, teaching acting classes in Hollywood and making minor film and television appearances through the 1950s, as well as playing the title role in Kid Monk Baroni. Foreshadowing his fame as a semi-alien, he played Narab, one of three Martian invaders in the 1952 movie serial Zombies of the Stratosphere.

In 1953, he served in the United States Army. In 1965, he made his first appearance in the rejected Star Trek pilot, "The Cage," and would go on to play the character of Mr. Spock until 1969, followed by eight feature films and guest slots in the various spin-off series. His character of Spock has had a significant cultural impact and garnered Nimoy three Emmy Award nominations; TV Guide named Spock one of the 50 greatest TV characters.

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Born
Mar 26, 1931
West End
Also known as
  • Leonard Simon Nimoy
  • Frank Force
  • Leonard Nemoy
  • The other Dr. Spock
Parents
Siblings
Spouses
Children
Religion
  • Judaism
Ethnicity
  • Jewish people
Nationality
  • United States of America
Profession
Education
  • Boston College
    ( - 1953)
  • Antioch University Los Angeles
  • Antioch College
  • University of California, Los Angeles
Lived in
  • Boston

Submitted
on July 23, 2013

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