Leonard Nimoy,the actor who portrayed the pointy eared half-Vulcan Mr. Spock on Star Trek fame passed away February 27 from COPD at 83 years old. Millions of Trekkie fans are in mourning. William Shatner, the original Captain Kirk, NASA, astronaut Chris Hadfield and thousands of fans poured out tweets and tributes to Nimoy in a tribute to how much he had enriched and touched their lives.
Star Trek first appeared September 8, 1966 with Nimoy portraying a very cool, half alien, half earthling first officer of the Star Ship Enterprise who would logically comment on our all too human emotional reactions. He portrayed an alien Jekyll and Hyde type of character. We all know why we loved Mr. Spock.
Nimoy was much more than Spock. He was also an also a film director; Star Trek III: The Search for Spock” (1984) and “Star Trek IV: The Voyage Home” (1986) which he…
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