Here’s a cool retro photo of Fred Phillips giving Leonard Nimoy his classic Spock haircut and makeup before shooting. Spock actually enjoyed the gossip provided by the barber when he went for his haircuts.
"in Uhura was the first black woman as a main character on US TV who was not a servant. NBC refused to let Nichelle Nichols be a regular, claiming Deep South affiliates would be angered, so Star Trek creator Gene Roddenberry hired her as a “day worker,”
P to one of my personal favorite geek/television icons, Leonard Nimoy, who passed away today. He certainly did live long and prosper. Picture of William Shatner & Leonard Nimoy on the set of Star Trek.