In life, he never got to meet his hero, but came close, arriving at a 1994 Star Trek convention only hours after the real Spock
My way of avoiding participation in the violence was the Spock
Although Nimoy followed the original 1966-69 Star Trek run with a notable career as an actor, director, writer and photographer, in the public's mind he would always be Spock
Nimoy's ambivalence to the role was reflected in the titles of his two autobiographies, I Am Not Spock
(1975) and I Am Spock
Leonard Nimoy as Mr Spock
in the first series of the Star Trek TV programme
For years, Nimoy resented that Spock
defined him but came to accept that his life would be intertwined with the alien who inspired a fervent fan following for "Star Trek.
Kirk and Spock
may once again join hands to take on a new threat.
7 Star Trek (2009) CHRIS Pine as Kirk joins Zachary Quinto as Spock
to go back to the beginning of the story and breathe new life into the sci-fi favourite.
(Zachary Quinto) and Captain Kirk (Chris Pine) contemplate their next move, and John Harrison (Benedict Cumberbatch) is led away, below
The two Spocks
take on each other in a number of one-upmanship challenges with the Audi- driven by Quinto- taking centre stage over a Mercedes- driven by Nimoy, who even finds time for a verse of 'The Ballad of Bilbo Baggins' from 'The Hobbit.
Into Darkness follows the crew of the Enterprise starship as they return to an Earth left in chaos, with Kirk, Spock
and the rest of the crew, including Zoe Soldana as Lieutenant Uhura, setting out to capture those responsible.
We caught up with Spock
in the great doctor's office waiting room in the sky .
Super-sleuth Sherlock Holmes comes face to face with Star Trek's half-man, half-Vulcan Spock
Kirk and Spock
are almost real people relatives from the future that they wished they had.
Heroes star Zachary Quinto is perfect as a young Spock
- even when he runs into Leonard Nimoy, his older self.