Leonard Nimoy Dies Aged 83

Publish Date
Saturday, 28 February 2015, 7:46AM
Source: Getty Images

Source: Getty Images

Actor Leonard Nimoy, who won a worldwide fan base as the pointy-eared half-human, half-Vulcan Mr Spock in the blockbuster "Star Trek" television and film franchise, has died at the age of 83.

His wife, Susan Bay Nimoy, confirmed his death to the New York Times yesterday.

Nimoy had been suffering from chronic obstructive pulmonary disease.

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