Leonard Nimoy Biography


Leonard Nimoy

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Birth Name: Leonard Nimoy
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Birth Country: United States
Height: 6 Feet
Birth Sign: Acer
Age: 86 Years
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Winner of Academy of Science Fiction, Fantasy & Horror Films, USA for Best Supporting Actor and Best Director, Leonard Nimoy was an actor, film director and photographer from United States. He was also an author, singer, and songwriter. He was mainly popular in the world for starring the role of Mr. Spock of the Star Trek franchise. Leonard Nimoy, who had the deep baritone voice, was born as Leonard Simon Nimoy in West End, Massachusetts, United States of America to Dora and Max Nimoy. He was an American and was of Ukrainian Jewish descent.

On 21st of February 1954, Leonard got married to Sandra Zober. Sandra Zober was also an actress. As his loving wife, she gave birth to two children. Though they were married for about three decades, they got divorced in 1987.

Leonard remained singe for few months and began his romantic love affairs with Susan Bay. Susan Bay is an actress from United States. After being in love for several months, they got married on 1st of January 1989.

Leonard began his acting career since he was 8. At a young age, he began performing in children’s and Neighborhood Theater. Though both of his parents wanted him to study hard in the college, he began pursuing his acting career and he finally made his professional acting debut in 1948 by starring the role of Ralphie in the drama series, Awake and Sing!. He also joined Boston College to study acting. He also worked at an ice cream parlor. In 1953, he joined United States Army Reserve and served them till 1955. During his departure from United States Army Reserve, he was ranked a sergeant. In 1951, he appeared in the movie Queen for a Day where he played the role of Queen for a Day. During the mid 1950s, he also starred in the TV series like Dragnet, The West Point Story, Highway Patrol and many more. His breakthrough role came in 1979 after he portrayed the role of Spock in the science fiction film Star Trek: The Motion Picture. For his role in the TV series Star Trek, he earned the salary of $1,250 /episode. His net worth was said to be around $45 million at the time of his death.

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Born in West End, Massachusetts

1931 26th of March

Leonard Nimoy, who had the deep baritone voice, was born as Leonard Simon Nimoy in West End, Massachusetts, United States of America to Dora and Max Nimoy. He was an American and was of Ukrainian Jewish descent.

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Joined United States Army Reserve

1953

He also worked at an ice cream parlor. In 1953, he joined United States Army Reserve and served them till 1955. During his departure from United States Army Reserve, he was ranked a sergeant. He was at Army Special Services.

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Married to Sandra Zober

1954 21st of February

On 21st of February 1954, Leonard got married to Sandra Zober. Sandra Zober was also an actress. As his loving wife, she gave birth to two children. Though they were married for about three decades, they got divorced in 1987.

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First child, Julie Nimoy

1955

He became father for the first time in his life in 1955. He and his ex wife, actress Sandra Zober welcomed their first child together that year and that time it was a daughter and they named her Julie Nimoy.

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Second child, Adam Nimoy

1956 9th of August

TV director, Adam Nimoy is his second child. Adam Nimoy was born from Leonard first wife, Sandra Zober. Adam Nimoy was born on 9th of August 1956. He was born in Los Angeles, California, United States of America.

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Graduated from Antioch College

1977

With the completion of his high school education, he joined joined Boston College to study acting. In the mid 1970s, he also joined Antioch College. As a part time student, he finally completed his MA in Education from there in 1977.

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Appeared in the movie, Star Trek: The Motion Picture

1979

Leonard Nimoy was an actor, film director and photographer from United States. His breakthrough role came in 1979 after he portrayed the role of Spock in the science fiction film Star Trek: The Motion Picture. For his role in the TV series Star Trek, he earned the salary of $1,250 /episode.

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Won Academy of Science Fiction, Fantasy & Horror

1987

He got nominated in Academy of Science Fiction, Fantasy & Horror Films, USA for the first time in his life in 1979. However, he won this award for the first time in 1987. He also won this award in 2010 for Best Guest Starring Role on Television.

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Married to Susan Bay

1989 1st of January

Leonard remained singe for few months and began his romantic love affairs with Susan Bay. Susan Bay is an actress from United States. After being in love for several months, they got married on 1st of January 1989.

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Won Behind the Voice Actors Awards

2013

In 2012, he was nominated in Behind the Voice Actors Awards for the first time in his life for Best Vocal Ensemble in a Feature Film. He won this award the following year for Best Vocal Ensemble in a Video Game.

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He died

2015 27th of February

In the early 2014, he was diagnosed with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease. He suffered from this disease because of his smoking habit. He went of medication for several times but he lost his life on 27th of February 2015.

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