Leonard Nimoy

1931 - 2015

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Leonard Simon Nimoy (; March 26, 1931 – February 27, 2015) was an American actor who achieved international fame for playing Spock in the Star Trek franchise for almost 50 years; from two pilot episodes in 1964 and 1965 to his final film performance in 2013. Originating the role of Spock on Star Trek, he went on to play him again on the animated Star Trek series, the first six Star Trek films, and Star Trek: The Next Generation. Nimoy also directed films, including Star Trek III: The Search for Spock (1984) and Star Trek IV: The Voyage Home (1986), and appeared in several films, television shows, and voice acted in several video games.Nimoy began his acting career in his early twenties, teaching acting classes in Hollywood and making minor film and television appearances through the 1950s. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Leonard Nimoy has received more than 10,029,846 page views. His biography is available in 69 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 66 in 2019). Leonard Nimoy is the 213th most popular actor (up from 241st in 2019), the 409th most popular biography from United States (up from 479th in 2019) and the 107th most popular American Actor.

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Among actors, Leonard Nimoy ranks 213 out of 10,030Before him are Sharon Stone, Doris Day, Michael J. Fox, Richard Kiel, Daniel Day-Lewis, and Peter Fonda. After him are Dianne Wiest, Franco Nero, Susan Sarandon, Anna Magnani, James Caan, and Nicole Kidman.

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Among people born in 1931, Leonard Nimoy ranks 22Before him are Anita Ekberg, Anatoly Dyatlov, Mário Zagallo, Raymond Kopa, Lucia Bosè, and Thomas Bernhard. After him are Josef Masopust, D. B. Cooper, Jim Jones, Guy Debord, Desmond Tutu, and João Gilberto. Among people deceased in 2015, Leonard Nimoy ranks 17Before him are B.B. King, Anita Ekberg, Henning Mankell, Süleyman Demirel, Helmut Schmidt, and Lemmy. After him are Josef Masopust, Kim Young-sam, Maya Plisetskaya, Kenan Evren, Ulrich Beck, and Otto Carius.

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Among people born in United States, Leonard Nimoy ranks 409 out of 15,968Before him are Sharon Stone (1958), Little Richard (1932), Doris Day (1922), Mike Tyson (1966), Richard Kiel (1939), and Peter Fonda (1940). After him are Dianne Wiest (1946), Gordon Allport (1897), Jennifer Lopez (1969), Jerome Bruner (1915), Iggy Pop (1947), and Robert Kardashian (1944).

Among ACTORS In United States

Among actors born in United States, Leonard Nimoy ranks 107Before him are Jeff Bridges (1949), Janet Leigh (1927), Sharon Stone (1958), Doris Day (1922), Richard Kiel (1939), and Peter Fonda (1940). After him are Dianne Wiest (1946), Susan Sarandon (1946), James Caan (1940), Nicole Kidman (1967), Julia Roberts (1967), and Ernest Borgnine (1917).

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