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Leonard Nimoy

Mostly Credited As: Leonard Nimoy
Sometimes Credited As: Frank Force
Leonard Nemoy

Birth Name: Leonard Simon Nimoy
Date Of Birth: March 26, 1931 (Age 83)
Country Of Birth: USA
Birth Place: Boston, Massachusetts
Height: 6' 1" (1.85 m)

Leonard Nimoy


Leonard Simon Nimoy, born to Ukrainian Jewish immigrants - began his long career in acting at the age of 8, by appearing in various plays at the local community theatre in his hometown of Boston, MA. He continued to appear in amateur productions until the age of 18, while also attending Boston University on a dramatic scholarship. When he decided to pursue acting more seriously, he dropped out of school and moved to California hoping to find more opportunities. Only one year after arriving there, he was casted in his first leading role in the film Kid Monk Baroni.

After two years in the military he was still appearing in various bitparts, in films, and on television - one of which would eventually lead him to pop-culture immortality. His big break came when Gene Roddenberry spotted Leonard in an episode of The Lieutenant (also created by Roddenberry) - Gene offered him a leading role in a new science fiction series he was creating. A role that he though was a perfect fit - Mr. Spock, a half-Vulcan/half-human science officer. Leonard accepted, not knowing that he would eventually make television history.

When Star Trek was cancelled in 1969, Leonard went on to appear in many noted roles in film and television.

Currently, Leonard is retired from the entertainment business (with the exception of an occasional special guest appearance), and devotes his time to one of his all time loves - photography.



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TV Appearances

Main cast 
Star Trek: Beyond the Final Frontier (2007)As: Himself (Host)
Invasion America (1998)As: General Konrad -- [Voice]
In Search of..... (1977)As: Host/Narrator (1976-1982)
Star Trek: The Animated Series (1973)As: Commander Spock -- [Voice]
Star Trek (1966)As: Commander Spock
Mission: Impossible (1966) (1966)As: The Amazing Paris (S04-S05)
Episode Cast Credits 

The True Story (2003) 
  Star Trek: The True Story 03x01: (Jan/05/2013) As Himself 

The Daily Show With Jon Stewart (1996) 
  Michael Steele 17x109: (Aug/30/2012) Voiced  Narrator 

Fringe (2008) 
  Brave New World (2) 04x22: (May/11/2012) As William Bell, [Special Guest Stars]
  Brave New World (1) 04x21: (May/04/2012) As William Bell, [Special Guest Stars]
  Lysergic Acid Diethylamide 03x19: (Apr/15/2011) Voiced  William Bell (Special Appearance By), [Special Guest Stars]
  Over There, Part 2 02x23: (May/20/2010) As William Bell, [Special Guest Stars]

The Big Bang Theory (2007) 
  The Transporter Malfunction 05x20: (Mar/29/2012) Voiced  Spock, [Uncredited]

Saturday Night Live (1975) 
  Justin Timberlake/Ciara 34x21: (May/09/2009) As Himself 

Bring Back... (2005) 
  Bring Back Star Trek 01x08: (May/09/2009) As Himself 

Shatner's Raw Nerve (2008) 
  Leonard Nimoy 01x07: (Jan/06/2009) As Himself, [Interviewees]

The Colbert Report (2005) 
  John Feinstein, Leonard Nimoy 04x24: (Feb/14/2008) As Himself, [Interviewees]

The Late Late Show with Craig Ferguson (2005) 
  Leonard Nimoy, Lyle Lovett, Dean Edwards 04x03: (Jan/04/2008) As Himself, [Interviewees]

Futurama (1999) 
  Where No Fan Has Gone Before 04x12: (Apr/21/2002) Voiced  Himself 
  Space Pilot 3000 01x01: (Mar/28/1999) Voiced  Himself 

Becker (1998) 
  The TorMentor 03x21: (Apr/23/2001) As Professor Emmett Fowler 

Duckman (1994) 
  Where No Duckman Has Gone Before 04x27: (Aug/23/1997) As Himself 

The Simpsons (1989) 
  The Springfield Files 08x10: (Jan/12/1997) Voiced  Himself, [Special Guest Stars]
  Marge vs. the Monorail 04x12: (Jan/14/1993) Voiced  Himself 

The Outer Limits (1995) (1995) 
  I, Robot 01x19: (Jul/23/1995) As Thurman Cutler (credited by character name) 

Star Trek: The Next Generation (1987) 
  Unification, Part II 05x08: (Nov/11/1991) As Spock, [Special Guest Stars]
  Unification, Part I 05x07: (Nov/04/1991) As Spock, [Special Guest Stars]

Wogan (1982) 
  Series 9, Show 7 09x07: (Jan/18/1989) As Himself 

Faerie Tale Theatre (1982) 
  Aladdin and His Wonderful Lamp 05x01: (Jul/14/1986) As The Evil Moroccan Magician 

T.J. Hooker (1982) 
  Vengeance is Mine 02x16: (Feb/05/1983) As Lt. Paul McGuire, [Special Guest Stars]

The Captain and Tennille (1976) 
  Show #5 01x05: (Oct/18/1976) As Himself 

The Flip Wilson Show (1970) 
  Leonard Nimoy, Ed McMahon, Charlie Callas 04x05: (Oct/18/1973) As Himself 

Columbo (1971) 
  A Stitch in Crime 02x06: (Feb/11/1973) As Dr. Barry Mayfield 

Night Gallery (1970) 
  She'll Be Company for You 03x10: (Dec/24/1972) As Henry Auden 

Mission: Impossible (1966) (1966) 
  The Choice 04x25: (Mar/22/1970) As Emile Vautrain, [Uncredited]

The Barbara McNair Show (1969) 
  Art Metrano / Leonard Nimoy / Little Esther Phillips / Shelley Berman 01x13: (Jan/25/1970) As Himself 

The Hollywood Palace (1964) 
  Host: Milton Berle / Leonard Nimoy 06x03: (Oct/12/1968) As Himself 

The Beautiful Phyllis Diller Show (1968) 
  The Doodletown Pipers / Dorothy Malone / Leonard Nimoy 01x03: (Sep/29/1968) As Himself 

Rowan & Martin's Laugh-In (1968) 
  Episode #6 01x06: (Feb/26/1968) As Himself 

The Carol Burnett Show (1967) (1967) 
  with Jonathan Winters, Barbara Eden, Leonard Nimoy 01x12: (Dec/04/1967) As Himself 

American Bandstand (1957) 
  Leonard Nimoy / Bobby Vee 10x51: (Aug/26/1967) As Himself 

Malibu U. (1967) 
  Episode 2 01x02: (Jul/28/1967) As Himself 

You Don't Say! (1963) 
  May 29, 1967 05x01: (May/29/1967) As Himself 

Gunsmoke (1955) 
  Treasure of John Walking Fox 11x29: (Apr/16/1966) As John Walking Fox 
  I Call Him Wonder 08x28: (Mar/23/1963) As Holt 
  The Search 08x01: (Sep/15/1962) As Arnie 
  A Man a Day 07x14: (Dec/30/1961) As Elias Grice 

Get Smart (1965) (1965) 
  The Dead Spy Scrawls 01x18: (Jan/22/1966) As Stryker 

Daniel Boone (1964) (1964) 
  Seminole Territory 02x17: (Jan/13/1966) As Oontah 

A Man Called Shenandoah (1965) 
  Run, Killer, Run 01x17: (Jan/10/1966) As Del Hillman 

Star Trek (1966) 
  The Cage (Pilot) 01x??: (1965) As Mr. Spock, [Co-Guest Stars]

Combat! (1962) 
  The Raider 04x16: (Dec/28/1965) As PFC Baum 
  The Wounded Don't Cry 02x06: (Oct/22/1963) As Neumann 

The Virginian (1962) 
  Show Me a Hero 04x09: (Nov/17/1965) As Keith Bentley 
  The Showdown 03x29: (Apr/14/1965) As Benjamin Frome 
  Man of Violence 02x14: (Dec/25/1963) As Wismer 

Death Valley Days (1952) 
  The Journey 13x25: (Apr/29/1965) As Yellow Bear 

Kraft Suspense Theatre (1963) 
  Kill No More 02x23: (Apr/29/1965) As Cowell 
  The World I Want 02x01: (Oct/01/1964) As Mr. Brody 

Profiles in Courage (1964) 
  Richard T. Ely 01x04: (Dec/06/1964) As Burr Jones 

The Man From U.N.C.L.E. (1964) 
  The Project Strigas Affair 01x09: (Nov/24/1964) As Vladeck, [Co-Guest Stars]

The Outer Limits (1963) 
  I, Robot 02x09: (Nov/14/1964) As Judson Ellis 
  The Production and Decay of Strange Particles 01x30: (Apr/20/1964) As Konig 

The Lieutenant (1963) 
  In the Highest Tradition 01x22: (Feb/29/1964) As Gregg Sanders 

Dr. Kildare (1961) 
  An Island Like a Peacock 02x31: (May/16/1963) As Harry 

Perry Mason (1957) 
  The Case of the Shoplifter's Shoe 06x13: (Jan/03/1963) As Pete Chennery 

Sam Benedict (1962) 
  Twenty Aching Years 01x06: (Oct/20/1962) As Judge Shatley 

Stoney Burke (1962) 
  Fight Night 01x02: (Oct/08/1962) As Art Paxton 

Wagon Train (1957) 
  The Baylor Crofoot Story 05x25: (Mar/21/1962) As Emeterio Vasquez 
  The Tiburcio Mendez Story 04x26: (Mar/22/1961) As Joaquin Delgado 
  The Maggie Hamilton Story 03x26: (Apr/06/1960) As Cherokee Ned 
  The Estaban Zamora Story 03x04: (Oct/21/1959) As Bernabe Zamora 

The Untouchables (1959) (1959) 
  Takeover 03x17: (Mar/01/1962) As Packy 

Cain's Hundred (1961) 
  Marked by Proxy 01x19: (Feb/06/1962) As Ralph Tomek 

The Twilight Zone (1959) 
  A Quality of Mercy 03x15: (Dec/29/1961) As Hansen, [Co-Guest Stars]

87th Precinct (1961) 
  The Very Hard Sell 01x11: (Dec/04/1961) As Dave Barrow 

Rawhide (1959) 
  Incident Before Black Pass 03x27: (May/19/1961) As Anko 

Tales of Wells Fargo (1957) 
  Something Pretty 05x29: (Apr/17/1961) As Coleman 

The Tall Man (1960) 
  A Gun is for Killing 01x18: (Jan/14/1961) As Johnny Swift 
  A Bounty for Billy 01x06: (Oct/15/1960) As Deputy Johnny Swift 

Bonanza (1959) 
  The Ape 02x14: (Dec/17/1960) As Freddy 

The Rebel (1959) 
  The Hunted 02x08: (Nov/06/1960) As Jim Colburn 

Tate (1960) 
  Comanche Scalps 01x08: (Aug/10/1960) As The Comanche 

Sea Hunt (1958) (1958) 
  The Invader 03x30: (Jul/30/1960) As Indio Ramirez 
  Time Fuse 03x28: (Jul/16/1960) As Luis Hoyo 
  Sea Serpent 02x26: (Jun/28/1959) As Liquid Explosives Thief, [Uncredited]
  Nerve Gas 02x15: (Apr/12/1959) As Jerry Wylie 

Lock-Up (1959) 
  Morality and the Shield 01x20: (Feb/06/1960) As Nino 

Colt .45 (1957) 
  Night of Decision 02x13: (Jun/28/1959) As Luke Reid 

The Rough Riders (1958) 
  Gunpoint Persuasion 01x30: (Apr/30/1959) As Jeff Baker 

Dragnet (1951) (1951) 
  The Big Name 08x27: (Mar/31/1959) As Karlo Rozwadowski 
  The Big Boys 03x21: (Jan/21/1954) As Julius Carver 

26 Men (1957) 
  Ricochet 02x21: (Feb/24/1959) As Blake Larson 
  Long Trail Home 02x19: (Feb/10/1959) As Toke Shaw 

Harbor Command (1957) 
  Contraband Diamonds 01x18: (Feb/07/1958) As guest star 

West Point Story (1956) 
  Cold Peril 01x28: (Apr/12/1957) As Tom Kennedy 
  His Brother's Fist 01x07: (Nov/16/1956) As Tom Kennedy 

Man Called X (1956) 
  Speech 01x23: (Nov/22/1956) As guest star 

Navy Log (1955) 
  Sacrifice 01x35: (May/15/1956) As Steven Henderson 

Big Town (1950) 
  Kid Stuff 04x03: (Jan/07/1954) As Petey 

Highway Patrol (1955) 
  Blood Money 04x10: (Unknown) As Ray 
  Hot Dust 03x08: (Unknown) As Harry Wells 
Crew Credits

Show Crew



Episode Crew


T.J. Hooker (1982) (Credited in 1 episodes from this show) 
 
The Decoy 02x14 Jan/22/1983 As: Director
The Powers of Matthew Star (1982) (Credited in 1 episodes from this show) 
 
The Triangle 01x09 Nov/19/1982 As: Director
Night Gallery (1970) (Credited in 1 episodes from this show) 
 
Death on a Barge 03x13 Mar/04/1973 As: Director
Featured Songs

Star Trek Songs:
Plato's Stepchildren + Maiden Wine 
Trivia

As of April 2010, Leonard has announced that he is retiring from acting.

Leonard appeared in a TV commercial for Aleve during the Super Bowl in 2006.

Leonard released his book of poetry, Come Be With Me in 1978.

In the 1980s, Leonard released a book of his poetry called: ... and You and I.

In 1974, Leonard released a book of poetry entitled: Will I Think of You?

In 1977, Leonard released a book of his poems and photographs titled: We Are All Searching For Love: A Collection of Poems & Photographs.

Leonard released a book of poetry titled These Words Are For You in the 1970s.

Leonard was a voice actor/narrator for the game Civilization IV. You'll hear his voice at the beginning of all new games and every time you research a new technology.

Leonard was born only four days after his Star Trek (1966) co-star William Shatner.

Leonard was the only actor to appear in both pilots of the original Star Trek (1966) series.

More Trivia
Leonard Nimoy Quotes
Logic is the beginning of wisdom, not the end.

(To the Washington Post, on 'Shekhina') It's a photographic essay on the subject of the Shekhina, which is the feminine presence of God, the feminine aspect of divinity. This is not some figure that is a foggy mist in a cloud somewhere. I have depicted her as being a flesh-and-blood woman.

(To Sixpage.com about his choice of obese photographic subjects)
They are interested in fat liberation. Their self-esteem is strong. They will tell you that too many people suffer because the body they live in is not the body you find in the fashion magazines.


(on William Shatner on Trek) Bill was very passionate about the work. Unfortunately, Bill was passionate about everything.

The miracle is this: the more we share the more we have.

Spock is definitely one of my best friends. When I put on those ears, it's not like just another day. When I become Spock, that day becomes something special.

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