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Nimoy was born in Boston, Massachusetts, to a barbershop owner and a housewife. He relocated to California to join the Pasadena Playhouse and secured his first film role in 1951’s Queen For A Day.
Nimoy stayed on the Starship Enterprise for three seasons until 1969 and would reprise the role of the profoundly logical Vulcan seven times on the large screen including a cameo in Jj Abrams’ 2009 reboot.
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He was an icon. An actor. A humanitarian, and though he may not have always wanted to be associated with the part, he helped created a character that will live on for many generations. But we have lost the man behind that memorable face and voice, as Leonard Nimoy has died at the age of 83.A Boston native, Nimoy was born to Max and Dora Nimoy, Ukrainian immigrants and Orthodox Jews. From a young age he was fascinated by performance and began appearing in local theatre productions at the age of 8, with his love of acting running through his High School years.After taking a summer course at Boston College, he headed for Los Angeles in 1949, drawn by the allure of a career on the stage and screen, though his film life wouldn’t kick off until he scored small parts in Queen For A Day and Rhubarb in 1951.Small »
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