Actor, producer, director, author, poet, teacher, photographer Leonard Nimoy died on Friday morning at his home in the Bel Air section of Los Angeles. He was 83. His wife, Susan Bay Nimoy, confirmed his death, saying the cause was end-stage chronic obstructive pulmonary disease.
Leonard Nimoy was born in Boston, Massachusetts, to Dora (Spinner) and Max Nimoy, who owned a barbershop. His parents were Ukrainian Jewish immigrants. Raised in a tenement and acting in community theaters since age eight, Nimoy did not make his Hollywood debut until he was 20, with a bit part in Queen for a Day (1951).
In 1954, he married actress Sandra Zober (1927–2011), whom he divorced in 1987. On New Year’s Day of 1989, he married actress Susan Bay. He is survived by his two children, Adam Nimoy, Julie Nimoy, six grandchildren and a great-grandchild,
He enlisted in the United States Army Reserves in the early 1950s. Unfortunately, his personal records were destroyed in a fire in 1973, but a few things are still known about his activities during his service. He spent a total of 18 months in the Reserves, and his service number was ER 11 229 770. He spent most of his time at Ft. McPherson in Georgia, and was discharged in 1955 having earned the rank of sergeant.
THEM! (1954)- Uncredited Army Sergeant.
Highway Patrol (1956)
Sea Hunt (1958-1960)
Twilight Zone (1961)
Wagon Train (1959-1962)
Perry Mason (1963)
Dr. Kildare (1963)
The Outer Limits (1964)
The Man from U.N.C.L.E. (1964)
Get Smart (1966)
Mission: Impossible (1969-1971)
A Woman Called Golda (1982)
T.J. Hooker (1983)
Oh yeah, he was on Star Trek too.
“I loved him like a brother. We will all miss his humor, his talent, and his capacity to love.” -William Shatner http://t.co/U8ZN98tVYp
— William Shatner (@WilliamShatner) February 27, 2015