02/27/2015 02:14 EST | Updated 02/27/2015 02:59 EST

Leonard Nimoy Tributes Roll-In From Star Trek Co-Stars

Leonard Nimoy, the actor who played the iconic character of Spock on "Star Trek", died on Friday at age 83.

Nimoy played the half-human, half-vulcan, science officer for more than five decades on TV and in a series of movies.

Tributes for Nimoy rolled in from his many "Star Trek" co-stars.

William Shatner, who played Captain Kirk

George Takei who played Mr. Sulu on the original "Star Trek."

Zachary Quinto who played Spock in the 2009 Star Trek reboot wrote this touching note.

"Star Trek: The Next Generation's" Jonathan Frakes and Brent Spiner.

And TNG's Wil Wheaton and LeVar Burton

Other Hollywood notables also paid tribute to Nimoy.

And tributes from astronauts and NASA itself.

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