Leonard Nimoy

1931 - 2015

Leonard Nimoy

Leonard Simon Nimoy (; March 26, 1931 – February 27, 2015) was an American actor, film director, photographer, author, singer, and songwriter. He is known for playing Spock in the Star Trek franchise, a character he portrayed in television and film for almost fifty years, from a pilot episode shot in late 1964 to his final film performance in 2013.Nimoy began his career in his early twenties, teaching acting classes in Hollywood and making minor film and television appearances through the 1950s, as well as playing the title role in Kid Monk Baroni. Foreshadowing his fame as a semi-alien, he played Narab, one of three Martian invaders, in the 1952 movie serial Zombies of the Stratosphere. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Leonard Nimoy has received more than 7,600,509 page views. His biography is available in 66 different languages on Wikipedia making him the 244th most popular actor.

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  • 66

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  • 3.85

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  • 5.66

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Among actors, Leonard Nimoy ranks 243 out of 8,832Before him are Michael Landon, Warren Beatty, John Cazale, Jeremy Irons, Bela Lugosi, and Michael J. Fox. After him are Sidney Poitier, Willem Dafoe, James Caan, Kim Basinger, Timothy Dalton, and Lída Baarová.

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Among people born in 1931, Leonard Nimoy ranks 25Before him are Irvin D. Yalom, John Robert Schrieffer, Josef Masopust, Annie Girardot, Roger Penrose, and Thomas Bernhard. After him are Toni Morrison, John le Carré, Riccardo Giacconi, Guy Debord, Monica Vitti, and Arata Isozaki. Among people deceased in 2015, Leonard Nimoy ranks 21Before him are Kenan Evren, Lemmy, Helmut Schmidt, Kim Young-sam, Josef Masopust, and Nicholas Winton. After him are Richard von Weizsäcker, Otto Carius, Oliver Sacks, Maya Plisetskaya, Ulrich Beck, and Manoel de Oliveira.

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Among people born in United States, Leonard Nimoy ranks 479 out of 12,171Before him are Warren Beatty (1937), Susan Sontag (1933), John Cazale (1935), Washington Irving (1783), Shaquille O'Neal (1972), and Lady Gaga (1986). After him are Sidney Poitier (1927), Margaret Brown (1867), Willem Dafoe (1955), Gertrude B. Elion (1918), Chester W. Nimitz (1885), and Lewis H. Morgan (1818).

Among ACTORS In United States

Among actors born in United States, Leonard Nimoy ranks 124Before him are Nancy Reagan (1921), Jared Leto (1971), Natalie Wood (1938), Michael Landon (1936), Warren Beatty (1937), and John Cazale (1935). After him are Sidney Poitier (1927), Willem Dafoe (1955), James Caan (1940), Kim Basinger (1953), Sean Penn (1960), and George Peppard (1928).