Leonard Nimoy, Mr Spock From ‘Star Trek’ Dies Aged 83
Ryan Simmons / 3 years ago
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.
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.”
A life is like a garden. Perfect moments can be had, but not preserved, except in memory. LLAP
— Leonard Nimoy (@TheRealNimoy) February 23, 2015
Source: BBC News