Zachary Quinto’s Touching Farewell To Leonard Nimoy: “I Will Miss You Every Day”

Zachary Quinto, who played the new Spock in J.J. Abrams’ 2009 Star Trek and Star Trek Into Darkness films, has posted a touching tribute to his friend Leonard Nimoy, who died on Friday at 83.

Via Instagram, Quinto said:

my heart is broken. i love you profoundly my dear friend. and i will miss you everyday. may flights of angels sing thee to thy rest.

The two actors formed a close friendship shortly after Quinto was announced to portray the iconic character, made famous by Nimoy in the 1960s.

Spock (Quinto) meets Spock Prime (Nimoy) in Star Trek (2009)
Spock (Quinto) meets Spock Prime (Nimoy) in Star Trek (2009)

The two starred together in an Audi commercial in 2013, which you can watch below:

Quinto joins the legions of fans, celebrities, friends and family who have paid tribute to the fallen Star Trek actor.


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  • Christopher Noble

    Leonard your legacy will live on forever!!!! May you rest in peace my grandfather. Your forever loved!!!

  • Mark Matheny

    …and a quote from Shakespeare never hurts either…

  • Marcel Gervais

    I hope the work he done will be take for long time and in the 24th century the will say that these people where very advenced for there time. He and his friends inpire me when i was little. Now i have 50 and i still hope that one day i live long to see the first Enterprise on oribit even if it is only a station look like the enterprise. I think many people will appreciate that plates with names should be place abord the station.