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Leonard Nimoy ACTOR


Leonard Nimoy was born on March 26th, 1931 in Boston, Massachusetts with the middle name Simon, born to Max and Dora Nimoy and he has one older brother, Melvin.  From the age of eight he already developed an interest in acting and was performing in local stage productions such as, "Awake and Sing!". 
However, it was not until he was twenty years old that he relocated to Hollywood and began working in the film industry first appearing in, "Queen for a Day" (1951) followed by small roles in, "Rhubarb" (1951), "Zombies of the Stratosphere" (1952), "Them!" (1954) and his most well known role portraying, Mr. Spock in the television series, "Star Trek" (1966), a role for which he won three Emmy nominations.
He later did voice over work for, "Star Trek: The Animated Series" and voiced, Galvatron in, "The Transformers: The Movie" (1986).  He also played Spock in the film, "Star Trek Movie" (2009).  When the original "Star Trek" television series came to an end he opened an exotic pet store and at one time, also had taken a brief break from acting to serve in the United States Army between 1953 through 1955 and after completing his service he returned back to pursuing a career as an actor while also studying drama at Boston College.
Nimoy also added to his resume a number of stage credits such as, "Fiddler on the Roof", "Oliver", "Camelot", "The Man in the Glass Booth", "One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest", "Twelfth Night", "My Fair Lady" and "Equus".  
Leonard Nimoy has also appeared on a variety of television series such as, "Wagon Train", "M Squad", "Sea Hunt", "Death Valley Days", "Mission: Impossible", "The Virginian", "Highway Patrol", "Cimarron City", "West Point", "Bonanza", "Rawhide", "Columbo" and "Fringe".  He has also been the host of the television programs, "In Search of…" (1976) and "Ancient Mysteries" (1994).
Other films he has appeared in are, "Catlow" (1971) and the television movies, "The Missing Are Deadly" (1974), "Seizure: The Story of Kathy Morris" (1980) and "Marco Polo" (1982).
In addition to his career as an actor, Nimoy also worked on the other side of the industry as a writer and director for such projects as, "Star Trek IV: The Voyage Home" (1986) and directed the 1984 video for the Bangles, "Going Down to Liverpool".  He has also directed the film, "Men and a Baby" (1973), "The Good Mother" (1988), "Funny About Love" (1990) and "Holy Matrimony" (1994).
Along with acting, directing, earning a college degree and being a published writer, Nimoy has also been involved with music releasing five albums of vocal recordings with Dot Records such as the songs, "Highly Illogical" and "Proud Mary".
He also managed to earn a Masters of Education degree from Antioch University and later on even completed his doctorate in 2000.  He is an avid writer and in addition to his successful acting career he has also published a number of books such as, "I Am Not Spock" and "I Am Spock".  In addition he also writes poetry and is a photography enthusiast.
Although he ahs been very successful career wise he did admit that at one point in his life he was an alcoholic and had to undergo rehabilitation.     
Leonard Nimoy has married twice throughout his lifetime, first to Sandra Zober in 1954 and they had two children before the marriage came to an end in 1987.  He then married his current wife, Susan Bay in 1989 and his most recent appearances have been on the television series, "Fringe" (2009-2011), "The Big Bang Theory" (2012) and soon to release in 2012, a role in the film, "Zambezia".


2012   Zambezia

2012   The Big Bang Theory 

2011   Transformers: Dark of the Moon 

2009-2011  Fringe

2010   Star Trek Online 

2010   Kingdom Hearts: Birth by Sleep

2009   Land of the Lost

2009   Star Trek

2005   Civilization IV

2001   Atlantis: The Lost Empire
2001   Becker 

2000   Sinbad: Beyond the Veil of Mists

1999   Seaman

1999   Rashi: A Light After the Dark Ages

1998   Invasion America 

1998   Brave New World

1998   Armageddon: Target Earth 

1998   The Lost World 

1997   The First Men in the Moon 

1997   David 

1995   The Outer Limits

1995   Bonanza: Under Attack 

1994   The Pagemaster

1993   The Halloween Tree

1993   Star Trek: Judgment Rites

1992   Star Trek: 25th Anniversary Enhanced 

1991   Star Trek VI: The Undiscovered Country 

1991   Star Trek: The Next Generation

1991   Never Forget

1990   Bangles Greatest Hits 

1989   Star Trek V: The Final Frontier 

1986   Star Trek IV: The Voyage Home

1986   The Transformers: The Movie 

1986   Faerie Tale Theatre

1966-1986  Star Trek 

1984   The Sun Also Rises 

1984   Star Trek III: The Search for Spock

1983   T.J. Hooker 

1983   Marco Polo 

1983   Lights: The Miracle of Chanukah

1982   Star Trek II: The Wrath of Khan 

1982   A Woman Called Golda

1981   Vincent

1980   Seizure: The Story of Kathy Morris 

1979   Star Trek: The Motion Picture 

1978   Invasion of the Body Snatchers

1975   The Missing Are Deadly

1973-1974  Star Trek

1974   Rex Harrison Presents Stories of Love

1973   The Alpha Caper 

1973   Columbo 

1973   Baffled! 

1972   Rod Serling's Night Gallery 

1971   Catlow 

1969-1971  Mission: Impossible 

1971   Assault on the Wayne 

1967   Valley of Mystery 

1961-1966  Gunsmoke 

1966   Deathwatch 

1966   Get Smart 

1966   Daniel Boone

1966   A Man Called Shenandoah 

1963-1965  Combat

1963-1965  The Virginian 

1965   Luke and the Tenderfoot

1964-1965  Kraft Suspense Theatre 

1965   Death Valley Days 

1964   Profiles in Courage 

1964   The Man from U.N.C.L.E. 

1964   The Outer Limits 

1963-1964  The Eleventh Hour

1964   The Lieutenant

1963   General Hospital

1963   Dr. Kildare

1963   The Balcony 

1963   This Is the Life 

1963   Perry Mason

1962   Sam Benedict 

1962   Stoney Burke 

1962   The Untouchables 

1962   Laramie

1962   Cain's Hundred 

1961   Twilight Zone

1961   87th Precinct

1961   Two Faces West 

1961   Rawhide

1961   Tales of Wells Fargo 

1959-1961  Wagon Train 

1960-1961  The Tall Man 

1960   Bonanza 

1960   The Rebel

1960   Outlaws

1960   Tate 

1958-1960  Sea Hunt

1959-1960  M Squad 

1960   Lock Up 

1959   Tombstone Territory 

1959   Colt .45 

1959   The Rough Riders 

1954-1959  Dragnet 

1959   26 Men 

1959   Steve Canyon 

1959   Mackenzie's Raiders 

1958   Cimarron City

1958   The Brain Eaters 

1957-1958  The Silent Service 

1958   Harbor Command 

1957-1958  Highway Patrol 

1957   Broken Arrow 

1956-1957  West Point 

1956   The Man Called X 

1956   Navy Log 

1955   Your Favorite Story 

1954   Them! 

1953   Fireside Theatre 

1953   Old Overland Trail 

1953   Four Star Playhouse 

1952   Francis Goes to West Point 

1952   Zombies of the Stratosphere 

1952   Kid Monk Baroni

1951   Rhubar

1951   Queen for a Day

Matinee Classics - Zombies of the Stratosphere starring Judd Holdren, Aline Towne, Wilson Wood, Lane Bradford, Stanley Waxman, Craig Kelly, Ray Boyle and Leonard Nimoy
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Matinee Classics - Mission Impossible starring Peter Graves, Steven Hill, Barbara Bain, Greg Morris, Peter Lupus, Martin Landau, Leonard Nimoy and Bob Johnson
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