1931 Born in Boston, Massachusetts
1950 Moved to California
1953-56 Military service
1977 Masters Degree in Education at UCLA
under Robert Heineken
2000 Awarded Honorary Doctorate of Humane
Letters from Antioch University for work in
Holocaust Rememberance, the Arts and
the Environment
Leonard Nimoy lives and works in New York


Solo Exhibitions

2010 The Full Body Project, Emerson Gallery Berlin
(in the context of The European Month
of Photography)
2005 Maximum Beauty (photographic essay)
2002 Shekhina (photographic essay)



1983 Published Warmed by Love
(poetry and photographs)
1981 Published These Words Are for
You (poetry and photographs)
1978 Published Come Be with Me
(poetry and photographs)
1975 Published I Am Not Spock (autobiography)
1974 Second book Will I Think of You
(poetry and photographs)
1973 First photographic showing at a gallery
and poetry book You and I
(poetry and photographs)


Audio- and Discography

1976 Outer Space/Inner Mind
1970 The New World of Leonard Nimoy
1969 The Touch of Leonard Nimoy, album
containing first song compositions
1968 I’d Love Making Love to You and
Please Don’t Try to Change My Mind
1967 first album Music from Outer Space
with the hit single Visit to a Sad Planet


Selected Films and TV Series

1987 Directed Three Man and a Baby
1986 Directed Star Trek IV: The Voyage Home
1984 Directorial debut with
Star Trek III: The Search for Spock
1979 First Star Trek feature film The Motion
Picture was released
1978 Appeared in Invasion of the Body
Snatchers (remake)
1977 Played Martin Dysart in Equus
on the New York stage
1974 Appeared in TV movie
The Alpha Caper
1971 Theater work including in Fiddler on the Roof
and Catlow
1969 Nimoy joined the Mission: Impossible team
as a regular, replacing Martin Landau
1966-69 Appeared as Mr. Spock in Star Trek TV series
1956-66 Appeared in well-known TV series including
Wagon Train, Man from U.N.C.L.E.,
Rawhide, Perry Mason, Combat and
films as Deathwatch and The Balcony
1952 Lead role in Kid Monk Baroni
1951 Film acting debut: Queen for a Day


Awards and Grants

2001 Artist in Residence
at the American Academy in Rome
1985 star on the Walk of Fame in Hollywood
Leonard Nimoy has earned
three Emmy nominations.