All Posts Tagged Tag: ‘Leonard Nimoy’

Leonard Nimoy Remembered in Poignant Tribute by ‘Big Bang Theory’

Leonard Nimoy has been remembered since his death last week by celebrities, by Trekkies and by fans alike. However, one of the most poignant homages came from the CBS show The Big Bang Theory. Thursday night’s episode ended with a black-and-white portrait of Nimoy with the words, “The impact you had on our show and on our lives is everlasting.” …

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Leonard Nimoy: ‘Star Trek’s’ Mr. Spock Laid to Rest in L.A. on Sunday

Leonard Nimoy, best known for his Star Trek role of Mr. Spock, was laid to rest in a private funeral service in L.A. on Sunday. Nimoy died Friday at the age of 83, having suffered from chronic obstructive pulmonary disease–known as COPD. Being raised Jewish, Leonard Nimoy would normally have been buried 24 hours following his passing. Since Jewish tradition …

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Live Long And Prosper: Internet Collectively Mourns An Icon

“Live long and prosper” was Spock’s catch phrase on Star Trek and is a phrase that became the mantra for generations of nerds and outsiders. Live long and prosper. Leonard Nimoy accomplished both goals in his lifetime, especially if one counts admirers for riches, and it is certain that he did. Leonard Nimoy even signed off many of his various …

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Leonard Nimoy’s Funeral: William Shatner Under Fire for Not Attending

Leonard Nimoy’s funeral was held on Sunday, with William Shatner noticeably absent. Shatner–known for his role as Captain Kirk alongside Leonard Nimoy’s Mr. Spock in Star Trek–made it clear ahead of time he wouldn’t be able to attend. On Saturday, Shatner tweeted his followers, saying he was in Florida doing charity work for the Red Cross, and wouldn’t be able …

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Nichelle Nichols Remembers Star Trek Costar Leonard Nimoy, Whose Heart Was ‘Bigger Than the Universe’

Nichelle Nichols, who played Lt. Nyota Uhura on the original Star Trek television series, remembered costar Leonard Nimoy Friday as “a true force of strength and his character was that of a champion.” “Leonard’s integrity and passion as an actor and devotion to his craft helped transport STAR TREK into television history,” Nichelle Nichols said in a statement to People …

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Leonard Nimoy Dead at 83, Friends, Family, And Fans React

Leonard Nimoy died on Friday at his home in Los Angeles. Nimoy was victim to end-stage chronic obstructive pulmonary disease. COPD was a disease that Leonard Nimoy wrestled with because of his years of smoking, even though he quit almost 30 years ago. Leonard Nimoy was most popular for his role as Mr. Spock in the Star Trek franchise, but …

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Leonard Nimoy, ‘Star Trek’s’ Spock, Dies at 83

Leonard Nimoy, the iconic Mr. Spock in the Star Trek TV show and films, died Friday at the age of 83. He had end-stage chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, better known as COPD. His wife, Susan Bay Nimoy, confirmed the actor’s passing. More than just an actor, Leonard Nimoy made a name for himself in the many of the art worlds. …

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Leonard Nimoy’s Last Tweet Is Beautiful

You’ve probably already heard the sad news coming out of Los Angeles today, that Star Trek‘s Mr. Spock, Leonard Nimoy, has died. Nimoy, logical on screen and off, died at his home on Friday at the age of 83. Nimoy’s wife Susan confirmed that the actor died of end-stage chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, an illness Nimoy had been battling for …

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Leonard Nimoy Reportedly Hospitalized, Shares Touching Poetry On Twitter

Leonard Nimoy, the man best known to many as Mr. Spock, was reportedly taken to the hospital late last week after complaining of chest pains. While his condition has not been confirmed, the actor took to Twitter to share some of his poetry with fans on Monday. Nimoy announced last year that he had been diagnosed with COPD, or Chronic …

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William Shatner Confirms Offer to Return to Upcoming Star Trek Film

Let every voice lift up. William Shatner may be coming back to Star Trek on the big screen after all! After the rumor mill ground heavily last week about the possibility that William Shatner might be called upon to play Kirk once again in the upcoming Star Trek 3 installment, those rumors were doused by Shatner himself on his Twitter …

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Leonard Nimoy and William Shatner to Reunite in Star Trek 3?

Leonard Nimoy and William Shatner will reportedly appear together in a scene in the upcoming film, Star Trek 3. Trekkies around the world are likely holding their breath in hopes that a confirmation of such a statement soon goes viral. To have Mr. Spock and Captain James T. Kirk together on the big screen will no doubt be a long-awaited …

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William Shatner Launches Hashtag Battle, Pushing Nimoy and Quinto to 1M Followers in Same Night

William Shatner stays on top of things, tech-wise. He maintains an active Twitter presence. He has a Tumblr that he uses to review apps and other products. For example, when Facebook released the Mentions app, Shatner downloaded it, used it, and reviewed it, complete with screenshots and detailed comments about improvements. In general, the man is not finished with the …

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