Leonard Nimoy, known for his role as Mr. Spock on the “Star Trek” science fiction TV series and movies, has died after battling chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, the New York times reported on Friday.
He was 83. The paper, confirmed with his wife, Susan Bay Nimoy, said Nimoy, who had grappled with a love-hate relationship for his logical human-alien screen self, died Friday morning at his Los Angeles home.
Nimoy grew up in the West End of Boston, where he was born to Yiddish-speaking immigrants parents from Ukraine in 1931.
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