This is a such sad day — ‘Star Trek’ star Leonard Nimoy has passed away at the age of 83. Hollywood is mourning the death of this legend by sending their love and kind messages via social media.
Leonard Nimoy will forever be remembered in the world of Hollywood. His iconic role as Spock in Star Trek will be engraved in our brains forever — his death is clearly a hard pill for celebs to swallow. See their sweet tweets after hearing the devastating news.
Leonard Nimoy Death: Celebs React After ‘Star Trek’ Star’s Passing
Leonard passed away on Feb. 27 from chronic obstructive pulmonary disease — so, so sad.
Nichelle Nichols, 82, who played Uhura alongside Leonard in the original Star Trek series, released the following touching statement on his passing:
I am deeply saddened by the death of my dear friend Leonard Nimoy. But, I also want to celebrate his extraordinary life. He was a true force of strength and his character was that of a champion. Leonard’s integrity and passion as an actor and devotion to his craft helped transport STAR TREK into television history. His vision and heart are bigger than the universe. I will miss him very much and send heartfelt wishes to his family.
Other famous fans took to Twitter to honor Leonard’s iconic life:
Leonard Nimoy will always be a beloved legend 😭
— Kat Dennings (@OfficialKat) February 27, 2015
RIP Leonard Nimoy pic.twitter.com/7WGrWSyQc6
— Isaiah Washington (@IWashington) February 27, 2015
LLAP — Ben Stiller (@RedHourBen) February 27, 2015
“Of all the souls I have encountered in my travels, his was the most… Human.” Farewell, Leonard Nimoy – Actor, Director, Pop culture icon.
— KevinSmith (@ThatKevinSmith) February 27, 2015
— Piers Morgan (@piersmorgan) February 27, 2015
Leonard Nimoy brought us one of the greatest, noblest characters in the history of American storytelling. Someone find the Genesis planet.
— Seth MacFarlane (@SethMacFarlane) February 27, 2015
We stood on your shoulders, and wouldn’t have had a galaxy to explore if you hadn’t been there, first. Thank you, Leonard, Rest in peace. — Wil Wheaton (@wilw) February 27, 2015
RIP Leonard Nimoy. You were the coolest. — Jerry O’Connell (@MrJerryOC) February 27, 2015
— NASA (@NASA) February 27, 2015
Our thoughts and prayers go out to Leonard’s friends and family.
— Shira Benozilio