The world lost an icon yesterday.
Leonard Simon Nimoy
Born: March 26, 1931, West End, Boston, MA
Died: February 27, 2015, Bel-Air, Los Angeles, CA
The 83 year old actor died of end-stage chronic obstructive pulmonary disease. He revealed he was struggling with the ailment in 2014, according to the New York Times. Nimoy had been a smoker, which contributed to the ailment, before he gave up the habit years ago.