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Spock, of course, was my favorite character, with his tendency to raise one eyebrow and pronounce phenomena his crewmates found terrifying as "fascinating" or merely "interesting." When the Nerd in Chief and I introduced our daughters to Star Trek, they quickly became fans of the half-Vulcan, half-human, especially enjoying his verbal sparring with the chief medical officer. Watching "Star Trek" episodes on DVD remains a favorite House Full of Nerds activity.
So, happy birthday, Leonard Nimoy! Live long and prosper! (To which I'm sure Mr. Nimoy would reply, "Gee, I never heard that one before!")