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Syfy plans Sunday tribute to Leonard Nimoy

Nimoy died Friday of end-stage chronic obstructive pulmonary disease in his Bel-Air home. The actor, artist and philanthropist was 83.

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Karen Butler
Leonard Nimoy, a cast member in the sci-fi motion picture Star Trek Into Darkness, attends the premiere of the film with his wife Susan Bay at the Dolby Theatre in Los Angeles on May 14, 2013. Photo by Jim Ruymen/UPI
Leonard Nimoy, a cast member in the sci-fi motion picture "Star Trek Into Darkness," attends the premiere of the film with his wife Susan Bay at the Dolby Theatre in Los Angeles on May 14, 2013. Photo by Jim Ruymen/UPI | License Photo

NEW YORK, Feb. 28 (UPI) -- Syfy has announced it will honor the extraordinary legacy of the late actor Leonard Nimoy with a special five-hour programming block Sunday.

The small-screen tribute will kick off with Nimoy's classic episode of the original Twilight Zone series, followed by his guest-star arc on Star Trek: The Next Generation, and a screening of the final Star Trek original cast movie Star Trek VI: The Undiscovered Country.

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Nimoy died Friday of end-stage chronic obstructive pulmonary disease in his Bel-Air home. The actor, artist and philanthropist was 83.

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