Leonard Nimoy announced yesterday on Twitter that he’ll be retiring from convention appearances this year, after his three remaining obligations have been fulfilled.
On Tuesday, the now 80 year old actor and photographer tweeted “Prepping for my last time at Creation Con in Las Vegas. Seminar on 8/12. Many pictures and stories onstage 8/13. Hope to see you. LLAP”
Mr. Nimoy’s final convention appearances are now set for Las Vegas, Atlanta and Chicago.
As part of Creation’s Las Vegas Star Trek Convention, he’ll be teaching a photography seminar on Friday, August 12th and will appear on stage Saturday, August 13th.
September 2-5 he’ll be appearing at Dragon*Con in Atlanta.
At Creation’s Chicago event, he will be teaching his photography seminar Saturday, October 1st and will make his final on stage convention appearance on Sunday, October 2nd.
Update: Leonard Nimoy announced through Twitter that he will not be able to attend this year’s Dragon*Con, leaving just two appearances on his schedule.
July 21, 2011 at 1:02 am
July 21, 2011 at 4:06 am
So sad. Now I really wish I was going to the Vegas con. 🙁
July 21, 2011 at 4:07 am
Didn’t he announce something very similar this time last year?