Saturday, 28 February 2015

Leonard Nimoy - A Tribute

US actor Leonard Nimoy, has died at the age of 83 in Los Angeles, his family has said.
His son, Adam, said he died of end-stage chronic obstructive pulmonary disease on Friday morning.

He was best known for his portrayal of the half-human, half-Vulcan character in Star Trek, both the TV franchise and series of films

Fellow Geeks will also recognise him as Transformers The Movie's Galvatron

And Fringe's William Bell

He appeared as himself in countless shows including two great episodes of the Simpsons. Season 4's "Marge VS The Monorail" and Season 8's "The Springfield Files"

He was also a Director, taking the reigns for Star Trek 3 - The Search for Spock, Star Trek 4 - The Voyage Home (the one with the humpback whales),  and Three Men & a Baby

Early on he also had a music career, with popular hits "The Ballad of Bilbo Baggins" singing about the exploits of The Hobbit character

and "If I Had A Hammer"

So many tributes were posted to twitter from fellow fans, his co-stars, friends and familly

"I have been, and shall always be, your friend!"

We'll miss you, you crazy cat man!

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