All Posts Tagged Tag: ‘Mr. Spock’

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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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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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: Star Trek’s Mr. Spock Seriously Ill

Leonard Nimoy–best know as Star Trek’s Mr. Spock–is seriously ill and as a result is begging his fans not to smoke. Nimoy is now on full time oxygen, suffering from COPD–Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease. Caused by smoking, it makes breathing very difficult. It wasn’t until fans saw Nimoy in an airport–being transported in a wheelchair and wearing the portable oxygen …

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