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Leonard Nimoy (1931–2015)


Leonard Simon 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) and another as a ... See full bio »

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Nominated for 4 Primetime Emmys. Another 9 wins & 14 nominations. See more awards »

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 2014 Family Guy: The Quest for Stuff (Video Game)
Spock (voice)
 2013 Star Trek: Into Darkness
Spock Prime
 2012 Zambezia
Sekhuru (voice)
 2009-2012 Fringe (TV Series)
Dr. William Bell
 2012 Kingudamu hâtsu 3D: Dorîmu doroppu disutansu (Video Game)
Master Xehanort (English version, voice)
 2012 The Big Bang Theory (TV Series)
Mr. Spock
 2011 Transformers: Dark of the Moon
Sentinel Prime (voice)
 2010 Star Trek Online (Video Game)
Spock Prime (voice)
 2010 Kingdom Hearts: Birth by Sleep (Video Game)
Master Xehanort (voice)
 2009 Star Trek Evolutions (Video short)
Narrator (voice)
 2009 Land of the Lost
The Zarn (voice)
 2009 Star Trek
Spock Prime
 2005 Civilization IV (Video Game)
Narrator (voice)
 1999-2002 Futurama (TV Series)
Leonard Nimoy's Head
 2001 Atlantis: The Lost Empire (Video Game)
King Kashekim Nedakh (voice)
 2001 Atlantis: The Lost Empire
King Kashekim Nedakh (voice)
 2001 Becker (TV Series)
Professor Emmett Fowler
 2000 Sinbad: Beyond the Veil of Mists
Akron / Baraka / King Chandra (voice)
 1999 Rashi: A Light After the Dark Ages
Rashi (voice)
 1999 Seaman (Video Game)
Narrator (voice)
 1998 The Lost World (TV Movie)
Angus McArdle
 1998 Invasion America (TV Series)
General Konrad
 1998 Brave New World (TV Movie)
Mustapha Mond
 1997 The First Men in the Moon (Video)
William Caver
 1997 Duckman: Private Dick/Family Man (TV Series)
Leonard Nimoy
 1997 David (TV Mini-Series)
Samuel
 1993-1997 The Simpsons (TV Series)
Leonard Nimoy
 1995 The Outer Limits (TV Series)
Thurman Cutler
 1995 Bonanza: Under Attack (TV Movie)
Frank James
 1994 The Pagemaster
Dr. Jekyll / Mr. Hyde (voice)
 1993 Star Trek: Judgment Rites (Video Game)
Cmdr. Spock (voice)
 1993 The Halloween Tree (TV Movie)
Mr. Moundshroud (voice)
 1992 Star Trek: 25th Anniversary Enhanced (Video Game)
Cmdr. Spock (voice)
 1991 Star Trek: The Next Generation (TV Series)
Spock
 1991 Never Forget (TV Movie)
Mel Mermelstein
 1990 Bangles Greatest Hits (Video short)
The Chauffeur (uncredited)
 1966-1986 Star Trek (TV Series)
Mr. Spock / Henoch
 1986 The Transformers: The Movie
Galvatron (voice)
 1986 Faerie Tale Theatre (TV Series)
The Evil Moroccan Magician
 1984 Lights (TV Short)
Greek Nobleman (voice)
 1984 The Sun Also Rises (TV Mini-Series)
Count Mippipopolous
 1984 The Bangles: Going Down to Liverpool (Video short)
Chauffeur
 1983 T.J. Hooker (TV Series)
Lt. Paul McGuire
 1983 Marco Polo (TV Mini-Series)
Achmet
 1982 A Woman Called Golda (TV Movie)
Morris Meyerson
 1981 Vincent (TV Movie)
Theo Van Gogh
 1980 Seizure: The Story of Kathy Morris (TV Movie)
Dr. Richard Connought
 1978 Invasion of the Body Snatchers
Dr. David Kibner
 1975 The Missing Are Deadly (TV Movie)
Dr. Durov
 1973-1974 Star Trek (TV Series)
Mr. Spock / Spock II
 1974 Rex Harrison Presents Stories of Love (TV Movie)
Mick
 1973 The Alpha Caper (TV Movie)
Mitch
 1973 Columbo (TV Series)
Dr. Barry Mayfield
 1973 Baffled! (TV Movie)
Tom Kovack
 1972 Night Gallery (TV Series)
Henry Auden
 1971 Catlow
Miller
 1969-1971 Mission: Impossible (TV Series)
Paris / Emil Vautrain / Gemini
 1971 Assault on the Wayne (TV Movie)
Commander Phil Kettenring
 1967 Valley of Mystery (TV Movie)
Spence Atherton
 1961-1966 Gunsmoke (TV Series)
John Walking Fox / Holt / Arnie / ...
 1966 Deathwatch
Lefranc
 1966 Get Smart (TV Series)
Stryker
 1966 Daniel Boone (TV Series)
Oontah
 1966 A Man Called Shenandoah (TV Series)
Del Hillman
 1963-1965 Combat! (TV Series)
Pvt. Baum / Neumann
 1963-1965 The Virginian (TV Series)
Keith Bentley / Benjamin Frome / Wismer
 1965 Vacation Playhouse (TV Series)
 1964-1965 Kraft Suspense Theatre (TV Series)
Cowell / Lawrence Brody
 1965 Death Valley Days (TV Series)
Yellow Bear
 1964 Profiles in Courage (TV Series)
Burr Jones
 1964 The Man from U.N.C.L.E. (TV Series)
Vladeck
 1964 The Outer Limits (TV Series)
Judson Ellis / Konig
 1963-1964 The Eleventh Hour (TV Series)
Bert Pelco / Detective Cardell
 1964 The Lieutenant (TV Series)
Gregg Sanders
 1963 Dr. Kildare (TV Series)
Harry
 1963 General Hospital (TV Series)
Bernie
 1963 The Balcony
Roger
 1963 This Is the Life (TV Series)
Werner
 1963 Perry Mason (TV Series)
Pete Chennery
 1962 Sam Benedict (TV Series)
Insp. Joe Shatley
 1962 Stoney Burke (TV Series)
Art Paxton
 1959-1962 Wagon Train (TV Series)
Emeterio Vasquez / Joaquin Delgado / Cherokee Ned / ...
 1962 The Untouchables (TV Series)
Packy
 1962 Laramie (TV Series)
Rix Catlin
 1962 Cain's Hundred (TV Series)
Ralph Tomek
 1961 The Twilight Zone (TV Series)
Hansen
 1961 87th Precinct (TV Series)
Barrow
 1961 Two Faces West (TV Series)
 1961 Rawhide (TV Series)
Anko
 1961 Tales of Wells Fargo (TV Series)
Coleman
 1960-1961 The Tall Man (TV Series)
Deputy Sheriff Johnny Swift
 1960 Bonanza (TV Series)
Freddy
 1960 The Rebel (TV Series)
Jim Colburn
 1960 Outlaws (TV Series)
Logan
 1960 Tate (TV Series)
The Comanche
 1958-1960 Sea Hunt (TV Series)
Indio Ramirez / Hoya - Saboteur / Liquid Explosives Thief / ...
 1959-1960 M Squad (TV Series)
Robert Nash / Ben Blacker
 1960 Lock Up (TV Series)
Nino Baselicce
 1959 Mackenzie's Raiders (TV Series)
Yellow Wolf / Kansas
 1959 Tombstone Territory (TV Series)
Little Hawk
 1959 Colt .45 (TV Series)
Luke Reid
 1959 The Rough Riders (TV Series)
Jeff Baker
 1954-1959 Dragnet (TV Series)
Karlo Rozwadowski / Julius Carver
 1959 26 Men (TV Series)
Blake Larson / Toke Shaw
 1959 Steve Canyon (TV Series)
Control Tower Sgt.
 1957-1958 Highway Patrol (TV Series)
Ray / Harry Wells
 1958 Cimarron City (TV Series)
Gyja
 1958 Target (TV Series)
 1958 The Brain Eaters
Professor Cole (as Leonard Nemoy)
 1957-1958 Broken Arrow (TV Series)
Apache / Nahilzay / Winnoa
 1957-1958 The Silent Service (TV Series)
Sonarman / Sailor / Rudy Gervais
 1958 Harbor Command (TV Series)
Fred Garrison
 1956-1957 West Point (TV Series)
Cadet Tom Kennedy / Tom Kennedy
 1956 The Man Called X (TV Series)
 1956 Navy Log (TV Series)
Steve Henderson
 1955 Luke and the Tenderfoot (TV Series)
Ted Sherrill
 1955 Your Favorite Story (TV Series)
 1954 Them!
Army Sergeant (uncredited)
 1953 Fireside Theatre (TV Series)
 1953 Old Overland Trail
Chief Black Hawk
 1953 Four Star Playhouse (TV Series)
Bulloti's Henchman
 1952 Francis Goes to West Point
Cadet Football Player #52 (uncredited)
 1952 Kid Monk Baroni
Paul 'Monk' Baroni
 1951 Rhubarb
Young Baseball Player (uncredited)
 1951 Queen for a Day
Chief (as Leonard Nemoy)
Show Show Director (12 credits)
Show Show Producer (3 credits)
Show Show Writer (4 credits)
Show Show Soundtrack (6 credits)
Show Show Miscellaneous Crew (5 credits)
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Show Show Archive footage (55 credits)

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Personal Details

Other Works:

(Late 1980s) Audio book: Provided the voice of Spock on audio adaptation of "Star Trek" novel "Yesterday's Son" See more »

Publicity Listings:

5 Print Biographies | 15 Interviews | 23 Articles | 2 Pictorials | 19 Magazine Cover Photos | See more »


Alternate Names:

Leonard Nemoy

Height:

6' (1.83 m)
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Did You Know?

Personal Quote:

[on being asked to executive-produce the proposed sequel series Star Trek: The Next Generation (1987)] I thanked him and wished him well with the project, but explained it simply couldn't work. I felt the original Star Trek (1966)'s success was due to many factors: the themes, the characters, the chemistry between the actors, the timing (the future-embracing 1960s)... There was simply no way, I ... See more »

Trivia:

Lent his famous voice to the introduction at the Mugar Omni Theater (The Museum of Science, Boston). See more »

Trademark:

Deep baritone voice See more »

Nickname:

Lenny

Star Sign:

Aries

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