Leonard Nimoy on Gunsmoke

Leonard NimoyLeonard Nimoy performed on Gunsmoke just before he became famous as Dr. Spock in the TV series Star Trek. In the Gunsmoke episode, he played an American Indian fur trader. His best friend was killed in Dodge and he comes up with an ingenious plan to get revenge. Here is a clip from the Gunsmoke show:

It turns out that this was the last job he had before the Star Trek series. Later he talked about how it was to work on Gunsmoke:

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  1. The article writer never watched Star Trek. It’s “Mr. Spock” NOT “Dr. Spock.” Yikes.

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