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Nimoy: Award Brings Closure

Thursday, May 22nd, 2014

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Leonard Nimoy will be appearing with the Boston Pops this weekend, and that appearance will probably be the last Pops appearance for the actor.

An award to be presented to Nimoy after that, on June 7, will bring an end to the actor’s long career.

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Nimoy to Receive Award

Thursday, April 17th, 2014

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The original series’ Leonard Nimoy will receive an award from the Boston Chapter of the National Academy of Television Arts and Sciences.

Nimoy is a native of Boston and began his performing career there.

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Nimoy To Appear With Boston Pops

Thursday, March 20th, 2014

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Later this spring, Leonard Nimoy will appear with the Boston Pops in a space-themed concert.

Nimoy will be the host for two performances of Out of this World with Leonard Nimoy.

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EPIX Trek Fest

Wednesday, February 12th, 2014

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On Sunday, February 16 on EPIX, an all-day tribute to Star Trek will feature the premiere of Star Trek into Darkness, commentary by Leonard Nimoy and George Takei, and a Nimoy special presentation.

The fun begins at 6 AM with The Captains Close-Up: William Shatner, and includes several original series movies, several Shatner documentaries, the Nimoy special presentation, Trekkies and Star Trek into Darkness.

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Nimoy Piers Morgan Appearance

Wednesday, February 12th, 2014

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Yesterday, TrekToday reported on Leonard Nimoy‘s Piers Morgan Live appearance;, today there is a video clip from the show.

In the short clip, Nimoy explains that people today are better informed about the perils of smoking, and that attitudes have changed.

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Nimoy: COPD Unfair

Tuesday, February 11th, 2014

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When diagnosed with chronic lung disease, Leonard Nimoy was not happy, feeling that it was unfair to have had this happen so many years after quitting smoking.

The actor had stopped smoking roughly thirty years ago.

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Nimoy Addresses Concerns About His Health

Thursday, January 30th, 2014

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A senior citizen in a wheelchair at a large airport usually doesn’t merit a second glance, but when it was Leonard Nimoy and he was seen using oxygen, Star Trek fans took notice.

The actor was being wheeled through a New York airport on Monday when the photos were taken and fans expressed their concern regarding his use of oxygen after seeing the photos.

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Nimoy: Invested In Spock character

Friday, May 31st, 2013

Leonard Nimoy explained why he said “no” to one project and “yes” to another, and then said something sure to cause some fan conversation.

Movie spoilers are behind the cut.

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Nimoy Supports Gerrold-Fontana Project

Friday, May 24th, 2013

Several Star Trek actors are lending their support to a new Kickstarter project from David Gerrold, Dorothy Fontana and David C. Fine.

The project is a new sci-fi adventure series called The Star Wolf.

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Nimoy To Narrate Microwarriors Documentary

Thursday, May 23rd, 2013

Leonard Nimoy will be narrating the second part of a three part Microwarriors series.

The series focuses on the health benefits of probiotics.

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The Challenge: Spock Vs. Spock

Tuesday, May 7th, 2013

In a new Audi car commercial, Zachary Quinto and Leonard Nimoy try to outdo each other in various pursuits.

The pair best known for playing Spock begins with an online 3D chess match. Then it’s a race to the club, where they will play a round of golf, but the one who arrives first must buy lunch for the other.

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New Spock Art Prints

Wednesday, March 27th, 2013

Fans of Leonard Nimoy‘s Spock can now purchase a set of three limited-edition prints featuring the character.

One of the prints features both Nimoy and Zachary Quinto‘s Spock.

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ISS Astronaut Trek Tweeting

Wednesday, January 9th, 2013

More Star Trek actors interact with astronaut Chris Hadfield and a famous astronaut joins in the fun.

If you’re not following Hadfield, a flight engineer from Expedition 34 on the International Space Station, on Twitter,  you’re not only missing fabulous pictures of Earth taken from high above, but you’re also missing Star Trek-related tweets.

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Nimoy: No Love For Fringe

Friday, July 20th, 2012

Star Trek‘s Leonard Nimoy reacted to the news that Fringe was shut out of this year’s Emmy nominations.

“No Emmy nomination for Fringe,” said Nimoy, via his Twitter feed. “Ridiculous. So much talent. So much hard work. So much imagination.”

Nimoy compared Hollywood’s lack of respect for Fringe to the lack of respect for Star Trek over the years. “Shouldn’t be so surprised about Fringe,” he said. “Emmy has given short shrift to Star Trek for forty-six years. Amazing.”

Nimoy: Returning As Bell?

Monday, June 11th, 2012

Fans of William Bell may see the character yet again in the next season of Fringe.

Leonard Nimoy spoke about his possible return to Fringe for Season Five, which begins this autumn.

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