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'Star Trek' Actor Leonard Nimoy Recovering After Abdominal Surgery

October 23, 2010 (4:51 am) GMT
The 79-year-old actor missed an appearance at the Massachusetts Museum of Contemporary Art on Thursday, October 21 to undergo the procedure.

Veteran "Star Trek" icon is recovering after undergoing "a minor benign abdominal surgery", according to his representative. The 79-year-old actor, famous for playing Star Trek Vulcan Spock on the original sci-fi TV series, missed an appearance at the Massachusetts Museum of Contemporary Art on Thursday, October 21 to undergo the procedure.

However, his rep tells TMZ.com the actor is "recovering beautifully". Further details regarding the illness were not available as WENN went to press.

Beside known for his "Star Trek" role, Leonard Nimoy also landed a recurring role in "Mission: Impossible" TV series. He has recently appeared in several episodes of "" as Dr. William Bell.

Nimoy is currently married to actress Susan Bay, who is a cousin of filmmaker Michael Bay.

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