• Star Trek's Leonard Nimoy passes away

    Leonard Nimoy, who found fame in the 1960s as the cult character Spock in Star Trek, passed away on Friday. His death was confirmed by his wife, Susan Bay Nimoy, following admittance to hospital on Wednesday. The 83-year-old actor died of end-stage chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, after revealing her was suffering from lung cancer. Leonard Nimoy as Spok in Star Trek Leonard starred in the sci-fi TV show Star Trek between 1966 and 1969 with William Shatner and George Takei. His character of Spock, half-human and half-vulvcan, was known for the line: "Live Long and Prosper",