Leonard Nimoy

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Quotes (11)

  • Leonard: (on acting) The door is not completely closed. Obviously, I said a couple of years ago that I was retiring and here I am talking about a performance that I just gave. There are certain special situations that come along that can intrigue me. This one did. It's nice to get off the couch and throw the clothes on and a little makeup and go back to work every once in a while. I still enjoy it.

  • Leonard (At Comic-Con refering to Trek 11): This is really going to be a great movie, and I don’t say things like that lightly.

  • Leonard: (To Sixpage.com about his choice of obese photographic subjects) They are interested in fat liberation. Their self-esteem is strong. They will tell you that too many people suffer because the body they live in is not the body you find in the fashion magazines.

  • Leonard Nimoy: The miracle is this: the more we share the more we have.

  • Leonard Nimoy: (on Enterprise) I haven't seen much of it. I think they're very talented people.

  • Leonard: (To the Washington Post, on 'Shekhina') It's a photographic essay on the subject of the Shekhina, which is the feminine presence of God, the feminine aspect of divinity. This is not some figure that is a foggy mist in a cloud somewhere. I have depicted her as being a flesh-and-blood woman.

  • Leonard:(On Star Trek to Tv Guide) For the writers, Star Trek was a terrific opportunity to use the future as a metaphor for the upheaval of the '60s, but people were predicting I'd never work again.

  • Leonard:(To Jam Movies about possible involvement in Trek 11) The head of production at Paramount called my agency to tell them about this project, and they are aware of [William Shanter]'s and my contribution to the franchise, and they'd like us to know they might want some involvement. It was all very, very general. They might possibly want Bill and I to set up the story as a flashback. But that's just conjecture on my part.

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Trivia (98)

  • Got the part of Mr. Spock on Star Trek after Martin Landau turned it down. And when Landau left his role on Mission Impossible, he replaced him.

  • Leonard reprised his role as Spock in the Star Trek feature film.

  • Leonard alongside Luke Wilson presented the Future c Award to the cast and creators of the television show Heroes at the TV Land Awards.

  • Nimoy along with fellow co-star George Takei, were interviewed on the Comedy Central's The Daily Show with Jon Stewart concering a C-SPAN clip of Congressman David Wu speaking to the House of Representatives. Daily Show: Faux Klingons 1-17-2007.

  • Leonard hosted the History Channel documentary Star Trek: Beyond the Final Frontier on Feb. 19, 2007.

  • Hosted the Nickelodeon children's channel television program, Standby...Lights! Camera! Action! (1982).

  • Nimoy was featured in the 12 hour Symphony Space's Free Stravinsky Marathon along side fellow actor Richard Thomas in the music-theater piece of Histoire du soldat (3-06-2006).

  • Nimoy hosted "Our 20th Century" which is a streaming video anthology series produced for broadband and wireless internet syndication. It is a series of five minute programs that features the top news stories from the years 1930 to 1975, covering world news, sports, entertainment, fashion, technology, and the humorous side of the news.

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