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'Star Trek': Spock and Kirk, then and now

Published May 15, 2013 1:43 pm

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When "Star Trek Into Darkness" hits theaters this week, the lead roles of Spock and Kirk will look and sound far different from their original 1966 incarnations.

'Star Trek': Spock and Kirk, then and now

Photo illustration by Nelson Hsu, Digital First Media. Source: AP/Paramount Pictures.When "Star Trek Into Darkness" hits theaters Friday, the lead roles of Spock and Kirk will look and sound far different from their original 1966 incarnations. Long before his Priceline days and his side career as a spoken word artist, William Shatner spent three seasons as Captain James T. Kirk in the original "Star Trek" TV series. The part of Kirk's pointy-eared, sharp-browed counterpart, Mr. Spock, went to one Leonard ...

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