Leonard Nimoy, Mr Spock From ‘Star Trek’ Dies Aged 83



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Leonard Nimoy, the actor famous for playing Mr Spock in the iconic Star Trek, has died at age 83. He died of end-stage chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, according to his son, Adam.

Nimoy captured the hearts and minds of generations for his role in Star Trek, playing a half-human, half-Vulcan character. He was famous for his catchphrase “live long and prosper” and the hand gesture seen above.

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Poignantly, he effectively bid farewell via Twitter, on February 23rd he posted “A life is like a garden. Perfect moments can be had, but not preserved, except in memory.”

Source: BBC News


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