Report: Leonard Nimoy of 'Star Trek' has died

Refer to The Associated Press for further updates.

Read the original story below.

Nimoy of "Star Trek" was hospitalized last week after experiencing severe chest pains, TMZ reported Monday.

Although representatives for Nimoy have not confirmed the report, fire officials told the Los Angeles Times that paramedics responded to a 911 call at the star's Bel-Air home Thursday morning. A spokeswoman for the fire department said one person was hospitalized, but she would not say whether that person was Nimoy.

>> Read more trending stories

Nimoy recently tweeted that he has chronic obstructive pulmonary disease.

Support real journalism. Support local journalism. Subscribe to The Atlanta Journal-Constitution today. See offers.

Your subscription to the Atlanta Journal-Constitution funds in-depth reporting and investigations that keep you informed. Thank you for supporting real journalism.