PHOTOS: Life and Times of “Star Trek’s” Leonard Nimoy

Leonard Nimoy, the actor best known for playing "Spock" on "Star Trek," died on Friday, Feb. 27, 2015. He was 83.

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Actor Leonard Nimoy poses for a portrait in Beverly Hills, California, on April 26, 2009. Nimoy, best known for his role as pointy-eared officer Mr. Spock on "Star Trek," died Feb. 27, 2015. He was 83.
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Nimoy as Mr. Spock.
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Members of the "Star Trek" crew toast the newest "Star Trek" film during a news conference at Paramount Studios on Dec. 28, 1988.
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Nimoy, left, Marvin Chomsky, and William Shatner, right, during 34th annual Emmy Awards, Sept. 19, 1982.
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In 1976, NASA's space shuttle Enterprise rolled out of the Palmdale manufacturing facilities and was greeted by NASA officials and cast members from the 'Star Trek' television series.
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Nimoy as Spock in the TV series "Star Trek", circa 1968.
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Leonard Nimoy gives a "live long and prosper" sign after being awarded an honorary Doctor of Humane Letters degree during Boston University's commencement on Sunday, May 20, 2012.
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Nimoy as Mr. Spock and DeForest Kelley as Dr. Leonard H. "Bones" McCoy in the "A Piece of the Action" episode, which originally aired in 1968.
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In Season 1's "The Man Trap" episode of "Star Trek," Nimoy plays Mr. Spock.
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Nimoy, circa 1968.
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Leonard Nimoy receives star on Hollywood Walk of Fame Jan. 16, 1985 in Los Angeles.
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Nimoy in the "A Piece of the Action" episode, which originally aired in 1968.
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Nimoy played Miller in the western film, 'Catlow' in 1971.
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Nimoy as Paris in "Butterfly."
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Jane Wyatt as Amanda, a Human (and Spock's Mother) and Nimoy as Mr. Spock in the "Journey to Babel" episode.
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Nimoy and Lee Meriwether in "The Submarine."
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Nimoy reading a magazine waiting for interview in New York in 1970.
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William Shatner with Nimoy during filming new ABC-TV's fall series: "T.J. Hooker" on Dec. 14, 1982.
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Nimoy in the 1966 "Star Trek" episode, "Where No Man Is Gone Before."
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From left, Leonard Nimoy as Commander Spock, William Shatner as Captain Kirk, DeForest Kelley as Doctor McCoy and James Doohan as Commander Scott. Nimoy, famous for playing officer Mr. Spock in “Star Trek” died Friday, Feb. 27, 2015 in Los Angeles of end-stage chronic obstructive pulmonary disease.
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