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About Leonard Simon Nimoy
Leonard Simon Nimoy (/ˈniːmɔɪ/ nee-moy; born March 26, 1931) is an American actor, film director, poet, singer and photographer. Nimoy is best known for his role of Spock in the original Star Trek series (1966–1969), and in multiple film, television, and video game sequels. His character of Spock had a significant cultural impact and garnered Nimoy three Emmy Award nominations.
Nimoy was born in Boston, Massachusetts to Dora Nimoy (née Spinner), a homemaker, and Max Nimoy, owner of a barbershop, Yiddish-speaking Orthodox Jewish immigrants from Iziaslav, Soviet Union (now Ukraine).
Nimoy has been married twice. In 1954, he married actress Sandra Zober (1927–2011), whom he divorced in 1987. He married actress Susan Bay, who is a cousin of director Michael Bay.