I liked pint-sized commercial pitchman Mason Reese when I was a kid, and after seeing this old video of Mason interviewing Leonard Nimoy about Star Trek, I like him even more.
(Video Link) From 1982 to 1986, the Nickelodeon network hosted an educational program called Standby: Lights! Camera! Action!. It showed how movie productions function. Leonard Nimoy, who played Spock on Star Trek, hosted it. This clip from a 1983 episode shows how prop makers and costumers made the non-human characters in Return of the Jedi. Show More Summary
On Sunday, February 16 on EPIX, an all-day tribute to Star Trek will feature the premiere of Star Trek into Darkness, commentary by Leonard Nimoy and George Takei, and a Nimoy special presentation. The fun begins at 6 AM with The Captains Close-Up: William Shatner, and includes several original series movies, several Shatner documentaries, the […]
Yesterday, TrekToday reported on Leonard Nimoy‘s Piers Morgan Live appearance;, today there is a video clip from the show. In the short clip, Nimoy explains that people today are better informed about the perils of smoking, and that attitudes have changed. “The good news now is that people have begun to understand that smoking is […]
Star Trek legend Leonard Nimoy recently disclosed that he is suffering from a lung disease called COPD(Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease), a condition commonly caused by age and years of heavy smoking. Mr. Nimoy, who by his own admission was an “Olympic championship smoker” who smoked two packs of cigarettes a day, quit the habit 30-years […]
When diagnosed with chronic lung disease, Leonard Nimoy was not happy, feeling that it was unfair to have had this happen so many years after quitting smoking. The actor had stopped smoking roughly thirty years ago. Diagnosed last May, Nimoy said, “I thought, ‘This is unfair. I quit a long time ago. Why is this […]
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The legendary Star Trek actor revealed that he was suffering from chronic obstructive pulmonary disease despite having quit smoking 30 years ago.
Leonard Nimoy is urging fans to quit smoking after his recent lung disease diagnosis. Thirty years after the Star Trek star decided to kick cigarettes to the curb, the actor discovered he was suffering from chronic obstructive pulmonary disease. Show More Summary
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Leonard Nimoy, best known as Mr. Spock of "Star Trek," has been diagnosed with a lung disease and is lobbying fans to quit smoking in order to prevent a similar fate of living less and not prospering.
Post by Kiri Blakeley. Star Trek fans were concerned to see pictures of Spock, otherwise known as actor Leonard Nimoy, in a wheelchair with an oxygen mask. Nimoy detailed on Twitter what had happened: He's been diagnosed with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD), which he blames on his smoking, even though he quit 30 years ago. Show More Summary
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Leonard Nimoy, best known for his portrayal of Spock on "Star Trek," is urging his fans to give up smoking after revealing that he had been diagnosed with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease.Nimoy had initially alerted fans to his diagnosis on Jan. Show More Summary
When a recent photo of Leonard Nimoy (82) making his way through JFK in a wheelchair wearing an oxygen tube surfaced on the Internet, many fans were rightfully concerned about their favorite pointy eared Vulcan. Nimoy took to the Twitter-verse to let fans know that while he has been diagnosed with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD), […]
Last week, the tabloid rags were all showing pictures of Leonard Nimoy riding through an airport in a wheelchair with an oxygen mask, looking awfully frail. Questions about the 82 year old’s health immediately surfaced, so Nimoy himself took to Twitter to answer them. Show More Summary
Leonard Nimoy's Twitter account has revealed to fans that he's apparently suffering from Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease.
People who want to live long and prosper should quit smoking now, Leonard Nimoy says. The actor best known for playing Spock in Star Trek has been diagnosed with the lung disease COPD at the age of 82—30 years after he quit smoking, which he says wasn't soon enough,...
New from PopCrunch: Star Trek star Leonard Nimoy has been diagnosed with a chronic, and often fatal lung disease, the actor says developed after years of smoking. Nimoy, 82, broke the news to […] This article Leonard Nimoy Diagnosed with Lung Disease COPD appeared first on PopCrunch.