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Leonard Nimoy, Spock of 'Star Trek,' Dies 83

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Leonard Simon Nimoy (March 26, 1931 – February 27, 2015) was an American actor, film director, photographer, author, poet, singer and songwriter. He was known for his role as Mr. Spock of the Star Trek franchise.

In 1965, he made his first appearance in the rejected Star Trek pilot "The Cage", and went on to play the character of Spock until 1969, followed by eight feature films and guest slots in the various spin-off series.

Leonard Nimoy starred in Mission: Impossible for two seasons. He also had a recurring role in the science fiction series Fringe.

Leonard Nimoy has a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame.

Leonard Nimoy cause of death

Leonard Nimoy died of complications of COPD on February 27, 2015, at the age of 83, in his Bel Air home.

In February 2014, Nimoy revealed publicly that he had been diagnosed with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD), a condition he attributed to a smoking habit he had given up about 30 years earlier. On February 19, 2015, having been in and out of hospitals for the past several months, Nimoy was taken to UCLA Medical Center for chest pains.

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I am so sorry for the lost of

I am so sorry for the lost of Leonard Nimoy. He was truely a successful man with many many talents. Mr. Spock will always be remembered by young ones as well as older ones. I pray that the verses from Rev 21:3,4 bring comfort to all that are grieving. Soon, every tear will be wipe from our eyes and death will be no more.

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