In keeping with our current bout of pon farr over the new Star Trek movie, we couldn't be happier to wish our favorite Vulcan a very happy birthday today, March 26! Leonard Nimoy turns 78 years old today. Over his long career, including everything he's done besides Trek (and there's plenty, especially his acclaimed photography), he's always been the prime example of a true artist, ever on a quest for truth and beauty.
What can we say? We love him.
And we missed the March 22nd birthday a few days ago of another Trek icon, the great and indefatigable William Shatner, who has personified the definition of "working actor" -- always there, always performing, always reinventing his acting persona to discover new opportunities, and always with a delightful sense of fun that continues to charm new fans. He also turned 78 -- how wonderful is it that original Kirk and Spock were born only days apart? It's magic!
What else can we say? We love William Shatner, too. Sigh.
Happy Birthday to both our space guys, and thanks for all the wonderful years of entertainment!