Leonard Nimoy, the actor who played Spock on Star Trek, has passed away at the age of 83.
The New York Times reported that Nimoy passed away at his home in Los Angeles on
Leonard Nimoy brought us one of the greatest, noblest characters in the history of American storytelling. Someone find the Genesis planet.
— Seth MacFarlane (@SethMacFarlane) February 27, 2015
. @TheRealNimoy I have been, and always shall be, your fan. Thank you.
— Nathan Fillion (@NathanFillion) February 27, 2015
"Of all the souls I have encountered in my travels, his was the most… Human." Farewell, Leonard Nimoy – Actor, Director, Pop culture icon.
— KevinSmith (@ThatKevinSmith) February 27, 2015
Leonard Nimoy was best known for his work on Star Trek, but he also appeared on numerous television shows such as Sea Hunt, Gunsmoke, and Mission Impossible.
Nimoy penned two autobiographies as well as a few collections of his poetry. His last message on Twitter was a poem that he had written for his book “These Words Are for You”:
A life is like a garden. Perfect moments can be had, but not preserved, except in memory. LLAP
— Leonard Nimoy (@TheRealNimoy) February 23, 2015
Live long and prosper in your next journey, Spock.
Last updated: 27 February 2015