Leonard Nimoy, it ought to be remembered, had already obtained three Emmy nominations for his function as Spock on “Star Trek,” had already written the screenplay “Vincent,” and revealed a memoir and 5 books of poetry. In 1982, he additionally started enjoying Spock in a number of “Star Trek” function movies and appeared in a remake of “Invasion of the Physique Snatchers,” performances that earned him Saturn Award nominations. By 1982, he had confirmed himself to be an artist of some vary, and was seemingly assured in what he felt he may and could not do as an actor. In the end, Nimoy obtained one other Emmy nomination for “Golda,” however not after some hesitation. He mentioned:
“I used to be nominated for an Emmy. I turned the half down a number of instances, I did not assume I may do it. It was a personality, once more, that I did not really feel snug with till I used to be talked into doing it by Harve Bennet, who had been a producer on among the issues that I might accomplished beforehand, and I am grateful to him for speaking me into it, and grateful I had the possibility to do it. I used to be nominated for an Emmy, a lot to my shock. She gained the Emmy, the perfect efficiency by an actress in a tv film, Ingrid Bergman did.”
In Bergman’s personal 1981 autobiography, “Ingrid Bergman, My Story,” the actress remembers a few of her well being points, together with discovering a lump in her breast as early as 1974 in the course of the manufacturing of Ingmar Bergman’s (no relation) “Autumn Sonata.” Her most cancers progressed for years, and she or he knew her prognosis when she signed on to play Golda Meir.