Support Local Journalism, Join the SA Current Press Club.

Let's Remember The Late, Great Leonard Nimoy 

click to enlarge Leonard Nimoy as Spock in Star Trek: The Original Series - COURTESY
  • Courtesy
  • Leonard Nimoy as Spock in Star Trek: The Original Series

By now you may be aware that Leonard Nimoy passed away at the age of 83 in Los Angeles today. Nimoy was a sci-fi and pop cultural icon, best known for his portrayal of Spock, the cerebral half-human, half-Vulcan from the Star Trek franchise who valued logic over emotion. 

Here's a look at how his fellow Star Trek co-stars William Shatner and George Takei reacted to the news. 

The internet will be flooded with remembrances of the life and cultural impact of Nimoy. Here, at the Current, we thought we'd honor Nimoy by pointing out that he was more than his signature Star Trek character. Here's Nimoy performing1967's "The Ballad of Bilbo Baggins" from his his Dot Records album — yes, he had five — Two Sides of Leonard Nimoy. 

You lived long and prospered, Nimoy. May you rest in peace. 

Support Local Journalism.
Join the San Antonio Current Press Club

Local journalism is information. Information is power. And we believe everyone deserves access to accurate independent coverage of their community and state. Our readers helped us continue this coverage in 2020, and we are so grateful for the support.

Help us keep this coverage going in 2021. Whether it's a one-time acknowledgement of this article or an ongoing membership pledge, your support goes to local-based reporting from our small but mighty team.

Join the San Antonio Press Club for as little as $5 a month.

Read the Digital Print Issue

January 26, 2022

View more issues


Join SA Current Newsletters

Sign Up Now

Subscribe now to get the latest news delivered right to your inbox.


© 2022 San Antonio Current

Website powered by Foundation