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Nimoy, Leonard Simon

Born: 1931 AD
Currently alive, at 88 years of age.

1931 – Leonard Simon Nimoy an Actor, director, producer, and writer, born in Boston, Massachusetts, USA on the 26th of March.


1951 – His film work began, with Queen for a Day


1954 – he married actress Sandra Zober, whom he divorced in 1987. He had two children by her, director Adam Nimoy and Julie Nimoy



1955 – Served in the U.S. Army Reserve, receiving final discharge in November as a Sergeant.



1956-1965 Loenard guest stars in dozens of TV shows, from dramas to westerns. 



1966 – 1969 – He eventually came to be identified in the public mind with the half-Vulcan/half-human character of Spock in the Star Trek series.



1970-73 – After Star Trek’s cancellation, Nimoy joined the cast of Mission: Impossible in the role of "master of disguise" Paris (he replaced the series’ previous master of disguise Martin Landau, who ironically had originally been slated to play Spock).



1972 – Nimoy began racking up directorial credits. He also made his first Broadway appearance in 1973’s Full Circle.



1973-1975 – perhaps inevitably, he returned to Spock, thanks to the popular demand engendered by the then-burgeoning Star Trek cult. His initial reacquaintance with the role was as voiceover artist on the 1973 Saturday-morning cartoon version of Star Trek.



1970’s-1990’s – Then Spock went on the back burner again as Nimoy devoted himself to his theatrical commitments (a touring production of Sherlock Holmes, his one-man show Vincent), his writing and directing activities.



1976-1982 – Voice-over and hosting chores on the long-running TV documentary series "In Search Of".



1988 – he marries actress Susan Bay. 



1979 – 1991 – He produced the third and fourth instalments, and scripted the fourth of Star Trek.



1987 – 1994 – Many other acting roles in theatre, film, and television, he has worked as a director, his films including Three Men and a Baby and Holy Matrimony.



1975 – 1995 – He has also written several books, including combinations of poetry and photography, as well as the book-pair I Am Not Spock, in which he tried to break away from his screen image, and I Am Spock, in which he accepted it



2007 – he granted an interview to Fat free film where he discussed his early career and the benefits of being type-casted.