Saturday, February 28, 2015

Star Trek Cast Members Remember Leonard Nimoy

Legendary actor Leonard Nimoy died from complications related to chronic obstructive pulmonary disease. Nimoy's Star Trek remember him.

"I loved him like a brother. We will all miss his humor, his talent, and his capacity to love."

William Shatner

"Leonard’s integrity and passion as an actor and devotion to his craft helped transport STAR TREK into television history."

Nichelle Nichols

The Washington Post Style Blog George Takei, William Shatner mourn the death of ‘Star Trek’ star Leonard Nimoy Share on Facebook Share on Twitter More Options Resize Text Print Article Comments 7 By Emily Yahr February 27 Leonard Nimoy of ‘Star Trek’ dies at age 83 View Photos Actor Leonard Nimoy, most known for his role of Mr. Spock in the television show “Star Trek,” died. He was 83. Shortly after word got out about Leonard Nimoy’s death, his fellow “Star Trek” stars George Takei (Sulu) and William Shatner (Capt. Kirk) mourned the passing of their close friend. Shatner tweeted a photo of the two of them, with this caption: “I loved him like a brother. We will all miss his humor, his talent, and his capacity to love.” [Obituary: Leonard Nimoy, a pop culture force as Spock on 'Star Trek,' dies at 83] Takei got on the phone with MSNBC during “Andrea Mitchell Reports,” as host Kristen Welker asked him to share what he wants the public to remember about Nimoy.

“You know, the word ‘extraordinary’ is often overused, but I think it’s really appropriate for Leonard. He was an extraordinarily talented man, but he was also a very decent human being. His talent embraced directing as well as acting and photography. He was a very sensitive man. And we feel his passing very much. He had been ill for a long, long time. And we miss him very much."

George Takei

On a humorous note: checkout Nimoy's great guest appearance on SNL.

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