Nimoy boiled his life story down to three sentences: “Born in Boston. Went to Hollywood at 18. 16 years later cast as Spock in Star Trek.”
Earlier this week, Bob Birch, Elton John’s bassist of 20 years, passed away at the age of 56 near his Los Angeles home. Now John and frequent tourmate/fellow piano man Billy Joel have paid respects to Birch on their respective websites.
Bob Birch, the longtime bassist for Elton John’s backing band, died this morning (August 15), John’s official website confirms.