Leonard Nimoy, popularly known for his role as Spock on Star Trek, has passed away at 83 years old.

Epic Times – Leonard Nimoy – who played the Mr. Spock in the original Star Trek series and movies – has passed away at the age of 83. Rest In Peace.

Nimoy passed away this morning at his home in Bel Air. He began playing Mr. Spock in 1966 and continued the role through several movies — including the most recent reboot film in 2013.

Within the last few days, Nimoy had been rushed to the hospital after experiencing severe chest pains. After a 911 call, the legendary star had been transported to UCLA Medical Center last week.

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