Leonard Nimoy has passed away at the age of 83, after battling chronic pulmonary disease. Obviously everyone knows him as Spock from Star Trek, but he’s been in loads of other movies and TV series including Fringe, Mission: Impossible, In Search of…, Wagon Train, The Transformers: The Movie, Transformers: Dark of the Moon, The Pagemaster and loads more. Live Long and Prosper!
Leonard Nimoy, who was best-known for his role as Mr. Spock in the “Star Trek” franchise, died at his home on Friday in Los Angeles, his wife, Susan Bay Nimoy, confirmed to the New York Times. He was 83.
According to his wife, Nimoy’s death was due to end-stage chronic obtrusive pulmonary disease. The star had been open about his condition, and spoke publicly about it last year. “Just can’t walk distances. Love my life, family, friends and followers,” he wrote on Twitter a week after announcing his diagnosis.