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Spock / Leonard Nimoy / President Obama #1150111

CBS Evening News for Friday, Feb 27, 2015
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TV Guide once ranked Mr. Spock number six on the list of most memorable television characters. Even President Obama is a fan. When word came out today that actor Leonard Nimoy had died the president said I loved Spock. Here's Carter Evans. Leonard Nimoy portrayed more than 250 characters. But it was his 1966 debut as Mr. Spock on Star Trek that defined his 64 year acting career. These were the years that I wore on with his Vulcan ears. Spock took center stage and Nimoy supporting role quickly gr...
Reporter(s):
Carter Evans
Duration:
00:01:57

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