Star Trek icon Leonard Nimoy trended on Twitter Saturday night.
Leonard Nimoy is most known for his time playing Spock on the original Star Trek series and across the vast Star Trek franchise. Spock became an iconic character in part due to Nimoy’s portrayal of the character. Nimoy has become an icon to the fanbase old and new alike. So it wasn’t too surprising that he started trending on Twitter.
Though, unlike other people and characters, there was really no reason why he ended up trending on Twitter.
That said, if you’re a fan of Nimoy, Spock, or Star Trek in general, the fans were able to provide a lot of interesting tweets involving the franchise star. So we compiled 15 of the best Nimoy-centric Tweets from his time trending on Twitter.
15 Tweets about Leonard Nimoy
Halloween may be over but here’s a photo set of the cartoon film The Halloween Tree, which featured Leonard Nimoy in a voice role.
Here’s Nimoy doing voice over work with William Shatner and DeForrest Kelley
Nimoy spent a lot of time behind the camera as well, especially on the set of the Star Trek films.
It was a role and a series he’d never truly walk away from, doing work with Trek up until his passing.
There are also some great behind-the-scenes shots with Nimoy and his son Adam.
Including photos of him getting put into his Trek makeup.
And even his uniform from the original series being displayed in an exhibit.
Nimoy was known as much for his acting as he was for just the role of Spock. With appearances on Columbo…
…The Caroll Burnett Show…
…the 1978 classic Invasion of the Body Snatchers…
…as the director of Three Men and a Baby…
As well as appearances on other shows as himself, like with The Flip Wilson Show…
There are also Tweets reminding fans of his promotional work…
…and odd half-gloves.
Lastly, TrekNews.com reminded fans of those who served in the military, which Nimoy did.