Leonard Nimoy--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,
Today, we bid farewell to American actor Leonard Nimoy who was most famous for portraying the character Spock in the original Star Trek series. In addition to acting, Nimoy had a love for poetry, singing, and photography. Nimoy was 83 years old.