Chieftain Press

Honoring Leonard Nimoy

Back to Article
Back to Article

Honoring Leonard Nimoy

Brittany Cormier, Editor

Hang on for a minute...we're trying to find some more stories you might like.


Email This Story






Few celebrities have had such enduring influence on pop culture as the late Leonard Nimoy.  Nimoy was made famous by his role in Star Trek as the half-Vulcan first officer Spock over fifty years ago.

Since then, Nimoy’s name and face have remained well-known across the globe, and he has enjoyed life as a national icon for a very long time. In addition to several movies such as Three Men and a Baby and Invasion of the Body Snatchers, but he also cameod on The Simpsons and the Big Bang Theory as himself.

Nimoy died of a chronic pulmonary obstructive disease on February 27th. There is currently no cure for the disease. He was 83 years old. He announced having the disease last year, which he contracted from 30 years of smoking. Nimoy encouraged his fans not to smoke, and that he regretted ever starting.

His last tweet, signed with Spock’s signature Live Long and Prosper, is particularly heartbreaking:

Print Friendly, PDF & Email
Leave a Comment

If you want a picture to show with your comment, go get a gravatar.




Navigate Left
  • Honoring Leonard Nimoy

    National

    Possible Lead on Amelia Earhart

  • Honoring Leonard Nimoy

    National

    “Between Greatness and Gridlock”: Takeaways from the State of the Union

  • Honoring Leonard Nimoy

    International

    Major European Nations Join US in Recognizing New Venezuelan Leadership

  • Honoring Leonard Nimoy

    International

    17-Year War in Afghanistan Simmers Down as Peace Talks Begin in Earnest

  • Honoring Leonard Nimoy

    A&E

    Twins Reunite After Events Depicted in “Three identical strangers”

  • Honoring Leonard Nimoy

    National

    Injunctions on Transgender Military Ban Lifted

  • Honoring Leonard Nimoy

    National

    The Government Shutdown’s Effects on Economy

  • Honoring Leonard Nimoy

    National

    What 2019 Holds for the Mueller Investigation

  • Honoring Leonard Nimoy

    National

    Who’s Who in the Mueller Investigation Sentenced

  • Honoring Leonard Nimoy

    A&E

    “Mary Poppins Returns” Review

Navigate Right
The student news site of Nashoba Regional High School
Honoring Leonard Nimoy