It was last year that the actor walked out with that he suffered from the deadly lung disease coal. According to his wife Susan Bay Nimoy was the disease that took his life.
Leonard Nimoy died on Friday morning, local time, at his home in Los Angeles -stadsdelen Bel Air.
Over the past few months, Nimoy been hospitalized several times. Last Thursday, he went to the emergency room with severe chest pain.
Star in “Star Trek”
Nimoy became a cult figure like Mr. Spock, first officer on the spaceship Starship Enterprise in the iconic films and TV series Star Trek.
The actor is now celebrated by the fans who uses his motto “Live long and prosper” on social media.
He urged smokers
In February 2014 told Leonard Nimoy he suffered pulmonary disease coal, which is often caused by smoking. In connection with it he wrote on Twitter that he stopped smoking for more than 30 years ago. But unfortunately it was not early enough.
After the announcement illness, he invited everyone to quit smoking.
“Smokers, please understand. If you stop after you have been diagnosed with lesions in the lungs, it is too late, “he tweeted.
Last greeting to fans
The star was active on Twitter until the very end. On February 23 he wrote to his 1.1 million followers:
“A life is like a garden. Perfect occasions can be experienced, but not preserved, except in memory. “
The tweet ended with LLAP, abbreviation for Live long and prosper.
Leonard Nimoy was 83 years old.