(born March 26, 1931
) is an actor best known for his role as Spock in the Star Trek
franchise. He has done some voice work for Disney as well as directed the ride films for the Epcot
attraction Body Wars and Kingdom Hearts Birth by Sleep as Master Xehanort, the series' leading villain.
Tetsuya Nomura, the director of Birth by Sleep, stated that he chose Nimoy for the role specifically because of his role as Spock. He also provided the voice for Galactus in the animated show The Avengers: Earth's Mightiest Heroes. Nimoy was interviewed by Dr. Julius Strangepork for the Summer 1984 issue of Muppet Magazine, and he made a cameo appearance in "Garth Brooks" of Muppets Tonight.