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  1. Actor Leonard Nimoy, Star Trek's' Mr. Spock Dead at Age 83...Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday | Scared Monkeys

    Leonard Nimoy, the actor that will forever be known for his role as Mr. Spock, the half human, half Vulcan first officer of the Starship USS Enterprise has died at age 83. Nimoy died on Friday morning at his home in the Bel Air section of Los Angeles, California. According to his wife, Susan Bay Nimoy, confirmed Nimoy's death and said it was a result of end-stage chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, COPD.

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  2. He Was, And Will Always Be, Our Friend: Remembering Leonard NimoyRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | National Public Radio

    While Leonard Nimoy became famous as Star Trek 's Mr. Spock, he was conflicted about the role. He later came to embrace it.

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  3. Leonard Nimoy, The Man Who Gave 'Star Trek' Its HeartRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | Hollywood Reporter

    Certainly, Spock - the emotionless Vulcan who nonetheless acted as an everyman as often as he did a dispassionate outsider - was not only the role he was most often associated with, it is the longest-loved character inside the franchise, with Nimoy appearing both in the very first episode filmed and the most recent movie, 2013's Star Trek Into Darkness . Nimoy's was the face, or at least the ears, most commonly associated with the franchise, and the origin point for many of its most well-loved concepts and catchphrases, including "Live Long and Prosper," "I have, and always shall be, your friend," and "The needs of the many outweigh the needs of the few."

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  4. 'Star Trek' icon Leonard Nimoy dies at age 83Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday | USA Today

    'Star Trek' icon Leonard Nimoy dies at age 83 Veteran actor was known for playing Mr. Spock on TV and in movies. Check out this story on USATODAY.com: http://usat.ly/1BHQU0C But with his death on Friday at his Bel Air home at age 83, according to his wife Susan Bay Nimoy, he will be remembered and loved as a character known simply as Spock.

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  5. Leonard Nimoy, Spock of 'Star Trek,' has diedRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | WTOC-TV Savannah

    Leonard Nimoy, who portrayed the beloved character of Spock, the pointy-eared, half-human, half-Vulcan science officer of the starship Enterprise in TV and film versions of the science fiction epic He revealed that he was suffering from chronic obstructive pulmonary disease in February 2014. He attributed it to smoking.

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  6. Leonard Nimoy Was So Much More Than Mr. SpockRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | TIME.com

    By the end of the 1960s, Leonard Nimoy's name was so synonymous with his wildly popular Star Trek character that he titled his first autobiography I Am Not Spock . But the actor, musician and director did a lot more than just serve as the first officer on the U.S.S. Enterprise .

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  7. Leonard Nimoy's Brief, Unique Billboard Chart HistoryRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | Billboard

    On Friday, Feb. 27, beloved Star Trek actor Leonard Nimoy passed away in his Los Angeles home. He was 83. While not primarily known as a singer, Nimoy charted two eclectic albums on the Billboard 200 in the late 1960s: Mr. Spock's Music From Outer Space and Two Sides of Leonard Nimoy .

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  8. Leonard Nimoy: 1931-2015Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday | SooToday

    Actor Leonard Nimoy, beloved for his portrayal of Spock in the television and film series Star Trek , died this morning in his Los Angeles home. He played the Vulcan role in the original series which aired from 1966 to 1969, creating a pop culture icon that appeared in numerous movies, TV programs and video games for more than four decades.

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  9. He Lived Long and Prospered: Leonard Nimoy dead at 83Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday | Digital Trends

    Veteran actor Leonard Nimoy, who became a household name with his portrayal of Spock in the Star Trek television series and the countless projects spun out of the sci-fi franchise, has died at age 83. Nimoy passed away the morning of Friday, February 27, in his Los Angeles home, The New York Times reports. According to his wife, Susan Bay Nimoy, the cause of death was end-stage chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, a result of the long smoking habit that he had given up more than three decades ago.

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  10. Leonard Nimoy dies at 83, New York Times reportsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | Star-Telegram.com

    The New York Times reported Friday morning that Leonard Nimoy - best-known as Mr. Spock of Star Trek fame but also a poet, author, photographer, singer and director - died Friday at age 83. The lead on the Times obituary describes Nimoy as "the sonorous, gaunt-faced actor who won a worshipful global following as Mr. Spock, the resolutely logical human-alien first officer of the Starship Enterprise in the television and movie juggernaut Star Trek." The actor's family told the Times that he died of end-stage chronic obstructive pulmonary disease.

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  11. Top of the Park announces 2015 movie lineupRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | MLive.com

    Ready to think about summer? The Ann Arbor Summer Festival has just announced its 2015 Top of the Park movie lineup. Films will be shown Tuesday through Sunday nights at dusk on a giant, inflatable screen that will be set up on the 700 block of North University Avenue in Ann Arbor, with chair and lawn seating available.

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  12. Star Wars 7 May Include Flashbacks Featuring A Major CharacterRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | Cinema Blend News

    It's been known for some time that the upcoming Star Wars: The Force Awakens will look to use returning cast members from the classic Original Trilogy to pass the torch to a new set of heroes. However, if rumors about the J.J. Abrams-directed sequel prove true, then the film may also be passing another torch regarding its narrative style to utilize Abrams' signature use of flashbacks.

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  13. There Are Now Three Dueling Robin Hood MoviesRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | Film School Rejects

    Having dueling Robin Hood movies in development is an American tradition. Let's never forget that in 1991 we got to watch Kevin Costner as the English legend on the big screen so soon after seeing Patrick Bergin in the role on network television .

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  14. Leonard Nimoy Has Died. Here's How the Internet's Remembering HimRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | Wired

    ... Deforest Kelley and William Shatner. Nine years after the cancellation of the television show, the space adventure's popularity is stronger than ever. The film, with the same cast as the show, is budgeted at $20 million-- more than all the 79 ...

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  15. 'Star Trek' star Leonard Nimoy passes away at 83Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday | Engadget

    The Star Trek and sci-fi world at large suffered a great loss today, as Leonard Nimoy has passed away at the age of 83. Best known for his role as human/alien Spock in the TV and movie series, he had been hospitalized two days ago for chest pains. His wife Susan Bay Nimoy told the New York Times her husband died of end-stage chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, which he attributed to an old smoking habit .

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  16. Bob's Burgers Video: Gayle's Demands Include 'Love, Drama & Scott Bakula'Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday | TVLine

    Aunt Gayle is heartbroken in this exclusive clip from Sunday's Bob's Burgers , but it's nothing that the star of Quantum Leap can't fix. When Aunt Gayle is stood up by a potential suitor, she's left with an extra seat for Yarnival - "It's like Cirque du Soleil, but with cats," she explains.

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  17. 'The Princess Bride' star Cary Elwes to share film's stories at Pullo CenterRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | PennLive.com

    Cary Elwes arrives at the LA Premiere Of "Dumb And Dumber To" on Monday, Nov 03, 2014, in Los Angeles. The Pullo Center of Penn State York will host "The Princess Bride: An Inconceivable Evening with Cary Elwes" on April 30. Elwes has appeared in films such as "Glory," "Saw" and "Robin Hood: Men in Tights," but is perhaps best known for his role as Wesley in the cult classic "The Princess Bride."

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  18. Leonard Nimoy, Spock of 'Star Trek,' has diedRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | WALB-TV Albany

    Leonard Nimoy, who portrayed the beloved character of Spock, the pointy-eared, half-human, half-Vulcan science officer of the starship Enterprise in TV and film versions of the science fiction epic He revealed that he was suffering from chronic obstructive pulmonary disease in February 2014. He attributed it to smoking.

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  19. Leonard NimoyRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | Hampton Roads Daily Press

    Leonard Nimoy in his Bel Air home in 2002, inside his studio holding his first camera, a No.1 Autographic Kodak Jr. Leonard Nimoy in his Bel Air home in 2002, inside his studio holding his first camera, a No.1 Autographic Kodak Jr. Zachary Quinto who played Spock in the modern Star Trek films and Leonard Nimoy shake hands during a panel discussion at Comic Con in San Diego in 2007. Zachary Quinto who played Spock in the modern Star Trek films and Leonard Nimoy shake hands during a panel discussion at Comic Con in San Diego in 2007.

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  20. Leonard Nimoy, Spock From 'Star Trek,' Dead at 83Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday | Billboard

    Leonard Nimoy, the Hollywood renaissance man who fashioned a long and prosperous career as the supremely logical and cerebral science officer Mr. Spock from Star Trek , has died. He was 83. Nimoy, who also directed several motion pictures, including the 1987 box-office sensation Three Men and a Baby and two Star Trek movies, died Friday morning in his Los Angeles home from end-stage chronic obstructive pulmonary disease.

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