Leonard Nimoy, most well-known for portraying Spock on the Star Trek franchise, died at the age of 83. He was hospitalized late last week suffering from end-stage chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD), according to Yahoo UK.

Leonard is survived by his wife, Susan Bay Nimoy.

He lived long, and prospered, and sang. You may not remember, but he knew about Hobbits before Peter Jackson started his series:

He also faced off against the new face of Spock in the Star Trek franchise in a commercial for Audi:

Remember his famous words in Star Trek - The Wrath of Khan - 'The needs of the many outweigh the needs of the few, or the one'. Wise words from a wise man, and quite logical as well. You will be missed.


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