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Yvonne Craig, Best-Known as Batgirl in the 1960s ‘Batman’ Series, Has Died At 78

Yvonne Craig, who played the sexy, crime-fighting Batgirl in the 1960s iconic television series Batman, has died at the age of 78. According to her family, Yvonne Craig died Monday at her Los Angeles home from complications from breast cancer. Craig began her career as the youngest ballet dancer of The Ballet Russe de Monte Carlo, with which she toured …

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George Takei Talks ‘Star Trek’ Costar William Shatner, Doesn’t Need to Forgive Him

George Takei and William Shatner starred together in Star Trek, but the two haven’t gotten along in years. For the first time since their rift, George Takei is speaking out about the supposed feud, saying it is over. Takei claims William Shatner uses their non-friendship for publicity purposes. “It’s not tension, it’s all coming from Bill,” the 78-year-old said in …

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Nichelle Nichols, Uhura of ‘Star Trek,’ Suffers Mild Stroke, Is ‘Resting Comfortably’

Nichelle Nichols, who starred in the original Star Trek series as Lieutenant Uhura, has reportedly suffered a mild stroke. According to Nichelle Nichols’ rep Michael Conley, the 82-year-old actress has been hospitalized and is stable. “Nichelle Nichols is resting comfortably and undergoing tests. We do not have a prognosis yet but everyone’s prayers and well wishes are appreciated,” he told …

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Kate Mulgrew Was Born With Teeth, Gave Up a Baby

Kate Mulgrew is seeing a career resurgence as Red with Orange is the New Black, but to millions she will always be Captain Katherine Janeway of the U.S.S. Voyager. Kate Mulgrew is more than just the two roles she happens to be best known for. And now she is telling that story in a new memoir titled Born With Teeth. …

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Want to Learn Klingon? Duolingo’s Working on It

Popular language tutorial app Duolingo has just added a new language. No, it’s not Japanese (as people have been clamoring over for some time). In fact, this language didn’t even exist 40 years ago. Duolingo wants to teach you Klingon. Yep, the language of the Klingons, which first appeared in 1979’s Star Trek: The Motion Picture, will soon be an …

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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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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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