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Leonard Nimoy who died yesterday at the grand old age of 83 will always be remembered and loved for his long served role in the hit sci-fi series Star Trek.

Leonard character Mr Spock was made famous by his pointed ears and logical way of thinking and was watched by generations of Trekkies since 1965.

He first appeared in the role in the Star Trek pilot show “The Cage” he then went on to play the character of Spock until 1969, which was followed by eight feature films and guest slots in the various spin-off series.


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The character has had a significant cultural impact which has gained Nimoy three Emmy Award nominations. TV Guide named Spock one of the 50 greatest TV characters. After the original Star Trek series, Nimoy starred in Mission Impossible for two seasons, hosted the documentary series In Search of…, narrated Civilization IV, and made several well-received stage appearances. He also had a recurring role in the science fiction series Fringe.

1. “Change is the essential process of all existence.” — Spock, Star Trek: The Original Series

2. “I’m touched by the idea that when we do things that are useful and helpful — collecting these shards of spirituality — that we may be helping to bring about a healing.” — Leonard Nimoy

3. “The needs of the many outweigh the needs of the few, or the one.” — Spock, Star Trek: The Wrath of Khan

4. “You know, for a long time I have been of the opinion that artists don’t necessarily know what they’re doing. You don’t necessarily know what kind of universal concept you’re tapping into.” — Leonard Nimoy

5. “Insufficient facts always invite danger.” — Spock, Star Trek: The Original Series

6. “Logic is the beginning of wisdom, not the end.” — Leonard Nimoy

7. “Without followers, evil cannot spread.” — Spock, Star Trek: The Original Series

8. “Computers make excellent and efficient servants, but I have no wish to serve under them.” — Spock, Star Trek: The Original Series

9. “I think it’s my adventure, my trip, my journey, and I guess my attitude is, let the chips fall where they may.” — Leonard Nimoy

10. “Once you have eliminated the impossible, whatever remains, however improbable, must be the truth.” — Spock, Star Trek

Leonard Simon Nimoy March 26, 1931 / February 27, 2015 (aged 83)