leonard-nimoy-300x400 Leonard Nimoy has died, aged 83. The actor had been suffering from chronic obstructive pulmonary disease for some time.

He was a poet, a photographer, a singer, an artist, and, of course, an actor. For Tolkien fandom he’ll be recalled for the delightfully kitsch Ballad of Bildo Baggins but his key legacy to pop culture and the world will forever be his role as Mr Spock on Star Trek. Continue reading “Leonard Nimoy dies aged 83”

Zippy sends along a story from a Brazilian website claiming that Star Trek/Fringe star Leonard Nimoy could get a role in the Hobbit. Nimoy, 79, recently had surgery and has also apparently retired from acting. Who knows if the story is valid. Nimoy is of course also famous for this song and subsequent music video ‘The Ballad of Bilbo Baggins’, could this be the source of the rumors?