Nichelle Nichols

Nichelle Nichols

Actor

BIO

​From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia.   Nichelle Nichols (born Grace Nichols; December 28, 1932) is an American actress, singer and voice artist. She sang with Duke Ellington and Lionel Hampton before turning to acting. Her most famous role is that of communications officer Lieutenant Uhura aboard the USS Enterprise in the popular Star Trek television series, as well as the succeeding motion pictures, where her character was eventually promoted in Starfleet to the rank of commander. In 2006, she added executive producer to her résumé. Description above from the Wikipedia article Nichelle Nichols, licensed under CC-BY-SA, full list of contributors on Wikipedia.

Birthday

Dec. 28, 1932

Place of birth

Robbins, Illinois, USA

Known for

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Roddenberry's Trek

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For the Love of Spock

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Get a Life!

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Last Angel of History

An examination of the hitherto unexplored relationships between Pan-African culture, science fict... Read more

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50 Years of Star Trek

Over the last fifty years, America has been fascinated by Star Trek since it first aired in Septe... Read more

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Building Star Trek

When "Star Trek" first aired in 1966, it expanded the viewers' imaginations about what was possib... Read more

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To Be Takei

Over seven decades, actor and activist George Takei journeyed from a World War II internment camp... Read more