Leonard Nimoy, one of the stars from the Star Trek series has passed away today at home at the age of 83. His wife confirmed his death was the cause of end stage chronic obstructive pulmonary disease. Nimoy had announced last year that he had the disease which can be atributed to smoking, which he had quit three decades earlier. His talent will be missed in the entertainment industry. He truly had lived long and prospered.
(Source: New York Times)