Sometimes it's hard to remember that a lot of today's A-list celebrities began acting when they were young kids. Leonardo DiCaprio played Luke on the hit show "Growing Pains" and had an incredible performance in "What's Eating Gilbert Grape." Similarly, Kirsten Dunst landed a key role in "Interview with the Vampire" before breaking out in [...]
In a new interview on Hero Complex: The Show, Star Trek‘s Leonard Nimoy reminisces about: his work on Star Trek, Star Wars‘ influence on Star Trek, typecasting, A Woman Called Golda, Star Trek: The Motion Picture, Let That Be Your Last Battlefield, Spock and Zachary Quinto, Amok Time and the genesis of the Vulcan greeting. [...]
A couple of weeks ago we posted the first part of an LA Times video interview with Star Trek’s Leonard Nimoy. The second part has just been posted online and you watch it below, where Nimoy talks about the link between Star Wars and Star Trek and even does does his impersonation of William Shatner! [...]
Leonard Nimoy has recently retired from acting and public appearances, but when asked if he would give the Fine Arts Convocation address at Boston University last week, he didn’t hesitate to agree. He gets the Star Trek gags out of the way fast and then rises above them to give a very heartfelt speech to [...] No related posts.
Yesterday, Star Trek‘s Leonard Nimoy delivered the convocation address at Boston University’s College of Fine Arts. Nimoy shared his memories of growing up in Boston, where he sold newspapers on a “windy Arlington Street in the winter.” One story that fans may not have heard is that in his early acting days, Nimoy met up [...]
As reported last week, Star Trek legend Leonard Nimoy returned to his home town to receive an honorary doctorate degree and give the convocation address Boston University’s College of Fine arts. As part of his address, Nimoy talked about how he was initially "scared" to take on the role of Spock. You can watch Nimoy’s [...]
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In 1966 before Star Trek became the phenomenon we know and love today, in between eating…what looks like some kind of Chili dish…Leonard Nimoy and William Shatner were expected to talk about the TV series with reporters. Thanks to Old … Continue reading ?
This weekend Star Trek legend Leonard Nimoy will receive an honorary doctorate from Boston University. He will also be giving the convocation address at the BU College of Fine Arts. In advance of the event Nimoy spoke to the college’s newspaper about growing up in Boston, and a bit about Star Trek as well. See [...]
In Star Trek V: The Final Frontier we learned that Spock had a half-brother. The fully Vulcan Sybok was played by actor Laurence Luckinbill who has revealed that things were a bit icy between him and Leonard Nimoy. Apparently Nimoy wanted to play both Spock and his brother. Details below. Luckinbill: Nimoy Wanted To Play [...]
Somehow, I can't help but think this is intrinsically tied to the season 4 Fringe finale. Thanks to PrfktTear for the tip. ...
What would Star Trek V have been like if Leonard Nimoy had played both Spock and his misguided brother Sybok? Answer: Probably still pretty terrible, all other things being equal. More »
If things had gone his way, Leonard Nimoy would have had two roles in Star Trek V: The Final Frontier. Luckinbill played the older Vulcan half-brother of Spock who was on the hunt for Sha Ka Ree and God. It was said that Sean Connery was up for the role of Sybok, but Luckinbill got [...]
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Filmmaker J.J. Abrams is known for his obsession with secrecy, but if anything, that only seems to heighten the amount of fan speculation surrounding his projects. So even as filming on Star Trek 2 (or whatever they end up calling it) comes to an end, the rumor mill is nowhere close to shutting down. After [...]
Note: Do not read on if you have not seen the Season 4 finale of "Fringe," entitled "Brave New World Part 2." Genetically mutated dinosaurs? A Cortexiphan baby? Leonard Nimoy? Brain-laced lemon cake? You can't say there wasn't a lot going on in the May 11 "Fringe" finale. Show More Summary
The actor feels this upcoming J.J. Abrams sequel will do just fine without him. [...]
After last week’s shocking reveal that saw Leonard Nimoy reprise his electrifying role as William Bell in FRINGE in part one of the show’s two-part season finale, the sci-fi legend was kind enough to take a few minutes to chat with press about what inspired him to return to the small screen following his [...]
Leonard Nimoy on what's coming in the "Fringe" season finale and whether or not he'll be back next season.