March 26, 2022

This Day in Halloween: Leonard Nimoy -- a.k.a. Mr. Spock on "Star Trek" -- is born in Boston in 1931. / Illustration by Summer Ward

Leonard Nimoy is born in Boston in 1931. Known primarily for his role as Spock in the Star Trek franchise, his long career also includes Zombies of the Stratosphere, Them!, The Brain Eaters, and Invasion of the Body Snatchers, and episodes of The Twilight Zone and The Outer Limits, Night Gallery as well as narrating the long-running mystery documentary show In Search of … He died in 2015.