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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’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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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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Star Trek: 3 Over the Top Trekkie Moves You Won’t Do

So, you know the names of the core crew members from the Star Trek: The Original Series, as well as from Star Trek: The Next Generation, Star Trek: Voyager, and even Deep Space Nine and Enterprise. You also know that any decent Trekkie would refer to all of those shows by their initialisms: TOS; TNG; VOY; DS9; and ENT. You …

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Star Trek 3: Boldly Going … Where?

Space … the Final Frontier. These are the voyages of the Starship Enterprise. Its five-year mission: To explore strange new worlds; To seek out new life and new civilizations; To boldly go where no man has gone before! Star Trek: The Original Series, started in 1966, and ended its run in 1969. That’s only three years out of its intended …

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It’s Old Spock vs. New Spock In The Latest Audi Ad

Audi’s latest ad is titled: “Zachary Quinto vs. Leonard Nimoy: “The Challenge”. This features the original Star Trek’s Spock (Nimoy) and the new Star Trek’s Spock (Quinto). As an added bonus, it also features Nemoy doing his Bilbo Baggins song.

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New Star Trek Video Game Footage Shows Stealthy Spock

Earlier this week, Namco Bandai released an action-packed trailer for the upcoming Star Trek video game based on the rebooted J.J. Abrams movie franchise. It appeared to imitate A new look at the game released today shows that the game won’t be completely a cover-based shooter (though it still appears much of it will be). Brian Miller, SVP at Paramount …

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Zachary Quinto Rumors: Actor Takes To Twitter

Zachary Quinto, who took on the role of Spock for the “Star Trek” revival films, inadvertently started some rumors that he’s done with the franchise after the next film comes out, and took to Twitter recently to clear them up…sort of. The 35-year old–who can also be seen on this season of “American Horror Story”–said in an interview that he’s …

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Star Trek: The Original Series Google Doodle Celebrates Star Trek’s 46th Anniversary

With all of the Google Doodles released during the London 2012 Olympics, the normal Google header on the Google homepage has seemed a little stale. Fortunately, that banality makes new Google Doodles even more exciting when they appear. Today, Google is celebrating the 46th anniversary of Star Trek: The Original Series with a point-and-click adventure game doodle. The game depicts …

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Zachary Quinto Gets Nimoy’s Approval As Spock

When Leonard Nimoy does anything, a lot of people take note, beacuse…well, because he’s Spock, for Thor’s sake. And when he visits the set of the upcoming Star Trek sequel–helmed by Nimoy’s good friend J.J. Abrams–speculation begins that he’s going to make a cameo on the film. Sorry, Trekkies. Nimoy says he was just visiting the set to see some …

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