Leonard Nimoy

Leonard Nimoy was an American actor, film director, poet, musician and photographer. Nimoy's most famous role is that of Spock in the original Star Trek series 1966–1969, multiple films, television and video game sequels. 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. In 1953, he served in the United States Army. In 1965, he made his first appearance in the rejected Star Trek pilot, "The Cage", and would go on to play the character of Mr. Spock until 1969, followed by seven further films and a number of guest slots in various sequels. His character of Spock generated a significant cultural impact and three Emmy Award nominations; TV Guide named Spock one of the 50 greatest TV characters. Nimoy also had a recurring role in Mission: Impossible and a narrating role in Civilization IV, as well as several well-received stage appearances. Nimoy's fame as Spock is such that both his autobiographies, I Am Not Spock (1977) and I Am Spock (1995) detail his existence as being shared between the character and himself. Nimoy was born to Yiddish-speaking Orthodox Jewish immigrants from Iziaslav, Ukraine. His father, Max Nimoy, owned a barbershop in the Mattapan section of the city. His mother, Dora Nimoy (née Spinner), was a homemaker. Nimoy began acting at the age of eight in children's and neighborhood theater. His parents ...

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Star Trek Into Darkness (2013)

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When the crew of the Enterprise is called back home, they find an unstoppable force of terror from within their own organization has detonated the fleet and everything it stands for, leaving our world in a state of crisis. With a personal score to settle, Captain ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  J.J. Abrams
CAST:  Chris Pine  •  Zachary Quinto  •  Zoe Saldana  •  Karl Urban

When the crew of the Enterprise is called back home, they find an unstoppable force of terror from within their own organization has detonated the fleet and everything it stands for, leaving our world in a state of crisis. With a personal score to settle, Captain ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  J.J. Abrams
CAST:  Chris Pine  •  Zachary Quinto  •  Zoe Saldana  •  Karl Urban

Transformers: Dark of the Moon (2011)

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The Autobots continue to work for NEST, now no longer in secret. But after discovering a strange artifact during a mission in Chernobyl, it becomes apparent to Optimus Prime that the United States government has been less than forthright with them.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Michael Bay
CAST:  Shia LaBeouf  •  John Malkovich  •  Ken Jeong  •  Frances McDormand

The Autobots continue to work for NEST, now no longer in secret. But after discovering a strange artifact during a mission in Chernobyl, it becomes apparent to Optimus Prime that the United States government has been less than forthright with them.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Michael Bay
CAST:  Shia LaBeouf  •  John Malkovich  •  Ken Jeong  •  Frances McDormand

Star Trek: The Motion Picture (1979)

When a destructive space entity is spotted approaching Earth, Admiral Kirk resumes command of the Starship Enterprise in order to intercept, examine, and hopefully stop it.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Robert Wise
CAST:  William Shatner  •  Leonard Nimoy  •  George Takei  •  James Doohan

When a destructive space entity is spotted approaching Earth, Admiral Kirk resumes command of the Starship Enterprise in order to intercept, examine, and hopefully stop it.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Robert Wise
CAST:  William Shatner  •  Leonard Nimoy  •  George Takei  •  James Doohan

Star Trek (2009)

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The fate of the galaxy rests in the hands of bitter rivals. One, James Kirk, is a delinquent, thrill-seeking Iowa farm boy. The other, Spock, a Vulcan, was raised in a logic-based society that rejects all emotion. As fiery instinct clashes with calm reason, their ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  J.J. Abrams
CAST:  Chris Pine  •  Zachary Quinto  •  Leonard Nimoy  •  Eric Bana

The fate of the galaxy rests in the hands of bitter rivals. One, James Kirk, is a delinquent, thrill-seeking Iowa farm boy. The other, Spock, a Vulcan, was raised in a logic-based society that rejects all emotion. As fiery instinct clashes with calm reason, their ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  J.J. Abrams
CAST:  Chris Pine  •  Zachary Quinto  •  Leonard Nimoy  •  Eric Bana

Atlantis: The Lost Empire (2001)

The world's most highly qualified crew of archaeologists and explorers is led by historian Milo Thatch as they board the incredible 1,000-foot submarine Ulysses and head deep into the mysteries of the sea. The underwater expedition takes an unexpected turn when the ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Gary Trousdale  •  Kirk Wise
CAST:  Michael J. Fox  •  Corey Burton  •  Claudia Christian  •  James Garner

The world's most highly qualified crew of archaeologists and explorers is led by historian Milo Thatch as they board the incredible 1,000-foot submarine Ulysses and head deep into the mysteries of the sea. The underwater expedition takes an unexpected turn when the ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Gary Trousdale  •  Kirk Wise
CAST:  Michael J. Fox  •  Corey Burton  •  Claudia Christian  •  James Garner

Catlow (1971)

Catlow is a 1971 western based on a story by Louis L'Amour. It stars Yul Brynner as a outlaw determined to pull off a gold robbery and co-stars Richard Crenna and Leonard Nimoy.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Sam Wanamaker
CAST:  Yul Brynner  •  Richard Crenna  •  Leonard Nimoy  •  Daliah Lavi

Catlow is a 1971 western based on a story by Louis L'Amour. It stars Yul Brynner as a outlaw determined to pull off a gold robbery and co-stars Richard Crenna and Leonard Nimoy.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Sam Wanamaker
CAST:  Yul Brynner  •  Richard Crenna  •  Leonard Nimoy  •  Daliah Lavi

Invasion of the Body Snatchers (1978)

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Matthew Bennell notices that several of his friends are complaining that their close relatives are in some way different. When questioned later they themselves seem changed, as they deny everything or make lame excuses. As the invaders increase in number they ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Philip Kaufman
CAST:  Donald Sutherland  •  Brooke Adams  •  Leonard Nimoy  •  Veronica Cartwright

Matthew Bennell notices that several of his friends are complaining that their close relatives are in some way different. When questioned later they themselves seem changed, as they deny everything or make lame excuses. As the invaders increase in number they ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Philip Kaufman
CAST:  Donald Sutherland  •  Brooke Adams  •  Leonard Nimoy  •  Veronica Cartwright

Star Trek II: The Wrath of Khan (1982)

It is the 23rd century. The Federation Starship U.S.S. Enterprise is on routine training maneuvers and Admiral James T. Kirk seems resigned to the fact that this inspection may well be the last space mission of his career. But Khan is back. Aided by his exiled band ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Nicholas Meyer
CAST:  William Shatner  •  Leonard Nimoy  •  DeForest Kelley  •  James Doohan

It is the 23rd century. The Federation Starship U.S.S. Enterprise is on routine training maneuvers and Admiral James T. Kirk seems resigned to the fact that this inspection may well be the last space mission of his career. But Khan is back. Aided by his exiled band ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Nicholas Meyer
CAST:  William Shatner  •  Leonard Nimoy  •  DeForest Kelley  •  James Doohan

Star Trek III: The Search for Spock (1984)

Admiral Kirk and his bridge crew risk their careers stealing the decommissioned Enterprise to return to the restricted Genesis planet to recover Spock's body.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Leonard Nimoy
CAST:  William Shatner  •  Leonard Nimoy  •  DeForest Kelley  •  James Doohan

Admiral Kirk and his bridge crew risk their careers stealing the decommissioned Enterprise to return to the restricted Genesis planet to recover Spock's body.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Leonard Nimoy
CAST:  William Shatner  •  Leonard Nimoy  •  DeForest Kelley  •  James Doohan

Star Trek IV: The Voyage Home (1986)

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It's the 23rd century, and a mysterious alien power is threatening Earth by evaporating the oceans and destroying the atmosphere. In a frantic attempt to save mankind, Kirk and his crew must time travel back to 1986 San Francisco where they find a world of punk, ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Leonard Nimoy
CAST:  William Shatner  •  Leonard Nimoy  •  DeForest Kelley  •  James Doohan

It's the 23rd century, and a mysterious alien power is threatening Earth by evaporating the oceans and destroying the atmosphere. In a frantic attempt to save mankind, Kirk and his crew must time travel back to 1986 San Francisco where they find a world of punk, ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Leonard Nimoy
CAST:  William Shatner  •  Leonard Nimoy  •  DeForest Kelley  •  James Doohan

Star Trek V: The Final Frontier (1989)

The crew of the Federation starship Enterprise is called to Nimbus III, the Planet of Intergalactic Peace. They are to negotiate in a case of kidnapping only to find out that the kidnapper is a relative of Spock. This man is possessed by his life long search for ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  William Shatner
CAST:  William Shatner  •  Leonard Nimoy  •  DeForest Kelley  •  James Doohan

The crew of the Federation starship Enterprise is called to Nimbus III, the Planet of Intergalactic Peace. They are to negotiate in a case of kidnapping only to find out that the kidnapper is a relative of Spock. This man is possessed by his life long search for ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  William Shatner
CAST:  William Shatner  •  Leonard Nimoy  •  DeForest Kelley  •  James Doohan

Star Trek VI: The Undiscovered Country (1991)

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After years of war, the Federation and the Klingon empire find themselves on the brink of a peace summit when a Klingon ship is nearly destroyed by an apparent attack from the Enterprise. Both worlds brace for what may be their dealiest encounter.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Nicholas Meyer
CAST:  William Shatner  •  Leonard Nimoy  •  DeForest Kelley  •  James Doohan

After years of war, the Federation and the Klingon empire find themselves on the brink of a peace summit when a Klingon ship is nearly destroyed by an apparent attack from the Enterprise. Both worlds brace for what may be their dealiest encounter.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Nicholas Meyer
CAST:  William Shatner  •  Leonard Nimoy  •  DeForest Kelley  •  James Doohan

The Transformers: The Movie (1986)

The Autobots must stop a colossal planet-consuming robot who goes after the Autobot Matrix of Leadership. At the same time, they must defend themselves against an all-out attack from the Decepticons.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Nelson Shin
CAST:  Norman Alden  •  Jack Angel  •  Michael Bell  •  Gregg Berger

The Autobots must stop a colossal planet-consuming robot who goes after the Autobot Matrix of Leadership. At the same time, they must defend themselves against an all-out attack from the Decepticons.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Nelson Shin
CAST:  Norman Alden  •  Jack Angel  •  Michael Bell  •  Gregg Berger

Them! (1954)

As a result of nuclear testing, gigantic, ferocious mutant ants appear in the American desert southwest, and a father-daughter team of entomologists join forces with the state police officer who first discovers their existence, an FBI agent and, eventually, the US ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Gordon Douglas
CAST:  James Arness  •  Edmund Gwenn  •  Joan Weldon  •  James Whitmore

As a result of nuclear testing, gigantic, ferocious mutant ants appear in the American desert southwest, and a father-daughter team of entomologists join forces with the state police officer who first discovers their existence, an FBI agent and, eventually, the US ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Gordon Douglas
CAST:  James Arness  •  Edmund Gwenn  •  Joan Weldon  •  James Whitmore

3 Men and a Baby (1987)

Three bachelors find themselves forced to take care of a baby left by one of the guy's girlfriends.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Leonard Nimoy
CAST:  Tom Selleck  •  Steve Guttenberg  •  Ted Danson  •  Nancy Travis

Three bachelors find themselves forced to take care of a baby left by one of the guy's girlfriends.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Leonard Nimoy
CAST:  Tom Selleck  •  Steve Guttenberg  •  Ted Danson  •  Nancy Travis

Trekkies (1997)

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A hilarious look at the universe's most fervent fans.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Roger Nygard
CAST:  Denise Crosby  •  Barbara Adams  •  Majel Barrett  •  James Doohan

A hilarious look at the universe's most fervent fans.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Roger Nygard
CAST:  Denise Crosby  •  Barbara Adams  •  Majel Barrett  •  James Doohan

The Pagemaster (1994)

Tyler knows a lot about accidents. So much so, he is scared to do anything that might endanger him, like riding his bike, or climbing into his treehouse. While in an old library, he is mystically transported into the unknown world of books, and he has to try and ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Joe Johnston  •  Pixote Hunt
CAST:  Macaulay Culkin  •  Christopher Lloyd  •  Patrick Stewart  •  Whoopi Goldberg

Tyler knows a lot about accidents. So much so, he is scared to do anything that might endanger him, like riding his bike, or climbing into his treehouse. While in an old library, he is mystically transported into the unknown world of books, and he has to try and ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Joe Johnston  •  Pixote Hunt
CAST:  Macaulay Culkin  •  Christopher Lloyd  •  Patrick Stewart  •  Whoopi Goldberg

Baffled! (1972)

Tom Kovack is a hard-nosed race car driver until a sudden supernatural vision causes a near-fatal crash while he's hurtling down the backstretch at 140 miles per hour. Michele Brent is the woman who convinces Kovack that his visions are significant. She leads him ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Philip Leacock
CAST:  Leonard Nimoy  •  Susan Hampshire  •  Rachel Roberts  •  Vera Miles

Tom Kovack is a hard-nosed race car driver until a sudden supernatural vision causes a near-fatal crash while he's hurtling down the backstretch at 140 miles per hour. Michele Brent is the woman who convinces Kovack that his visions are significant. She leads him ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Philip Leacock
CAST:  Leonard Nimoy  •  Susan Hampshire  •  Rachel Roberts  •  Vera Miles

Zombies of the Stratosphere (1952)

Martians come to Earth to build an H-bomb strong enough to blast Earth out of orbit so that Mars can be moved into its place in closer proximity to the sun. Super-scientist Larry Martin, inventor of the first stratospheric-flight spaceship as well as a jet-powered ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Fred C. Brannon
CAST:  Judd Holdren  •  Leonard Nimoy  •  Aline Towne  •  Lane Bradford

Martians come to Earth to build an H-bomb strong enough to blast Earth out of orbit so that Mars can be moved into its place in closer proximity to the sun. Super-scientist Larry Martin, inventor of the first stratospheric-flight spaceship as well as a jet-powered ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Fred C. Brannon
CAST:  Judd Holdren  •  Leonard Nimoy  •  Aline Towne  •  Lane Bradford

The Alpha Caper (1973)

A parole officer forced into retirement gets together three ex-convicts to pull off a $30-million armored car robbery.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Robert Michael Lewis
CAST:  Henry Fonda  •  Leonard Nimoy  •  James McEachin  •  Elena Verdugo

A parole officer forced into retirement gets together three ex-convicts to pull off a $30-million armored car robbery.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Robert Michael Lewis
CAST:  Henry Fonda  •  Leonard Nimoy  •  James McEachin  •  Elena Verdugo
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