is an American born actor, director and photographer. He was born in 1931 in Boston, Massachusetts. Nimoy is best known for his role as Spock in the original Star Trek
series and films.
Though he did not finish his degree there, Nimoy studied photography at UCLA. He did however graduate from Boston College in 1953.
Out of the six original Star Trek
films, Nimoy directed two of them; The Search for Spock
and The Voyage Home.
He is also responsible for writing The Voyage Home
and the sixth installment of the franchise, The Undiscovered Country.
As a native of Boston, he is well known as the man who does the "Boston" narration before an IMAX film at the Boston Science Museum.
Nimoy has written two autobiographies. One titled I am Not Spock
and the other, I am Spock.
Some of Nimoys current works include the following:
- Star Trek - Spock Prime
- Fringe - William Bell