Leonard Nimoy Recovering After Abdominal Surgery

10/22/2010 1:50 PM PDT BY TMZ STAFF
Leonard Nimoy -- who played Mr. Spock on "Star Trek" -- is recovering after having "a minor benign abdominal surgery" ... this according to his rep.

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We're told the legendary Sci-Fi actor -- who had to miss an appearance at the Massachusetts Museum of Contemporary Art yesterday -- is currently "recovering beautifully."

Live long and prosper.