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Nichelle Nichols

Actress
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Born Dec 28, 1932
Age 83
Hometown the United States
Other Names Nichols, Grace Dell

Nichelle Nichols 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.… Read More

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CHILDHOOD

1932 Birth Born on December 28, 1932.

TWENTIES

1961 28 Years Old Oscar Brown's highly touted, but ill-fated 1961 musical. … Read More

THIRTIES

1967 34 Years Old In January 1967, Nichols also was featured on the cover of Ebony magazine, and had two feature articles in the publication in five years. … Read More
1968 35 Years Old In her role as Lieutenant Uhura, Nichols famously kissed white actor William Shatner as Captain James T. Kirk in the November 22, 1968, Star Trek episode "Plato's Stepchildren". … Read More
1969 36 Years Old Despite the cancellation of the series in 1969, Star Trek lived on in other ways, and continued to play a part in Nichols' life. … Read More

FORTIES

1976 43 Years Old …  She was also a special guest at the Jet Propulsion Laboratory in Pasadena, California, on July 17, 1976, to view the Viking 1 soft landing on Mars. … Read More

LATE ADULTHOOD

1994 61 Years Old In 1994, Nichols published her autobiography Beyond Uhura: Star Trek and Other Memories. … Read More
2002 69 Years Old In the 2002 comedy Snow Dogs, Nichols appeared as the mother of the male lead, played by Cuba Gooding, Jr.
2006 73 Years Old In 2006, she appeared as the title character in the film Lady Magdalene's, the madam of a legal Nevada brothel in tax default. … Read More
2007 74 Years Old Nichols played a recurring role on the second season of the NBC drama Heroes. Her first appearance was on the episode "Kindred", which aired October 8, 2007. … Read More
2008 75 Years Old In 2008, she starred in the film The Torturer, playing the role of a psychiatrist.
2009 76 Years Old In 2009, she joined the cast of The Cabonauts, a sci-fi musical comedy that debuted on the Internet. … Read More
2015 82 Years Old 1 More Event
On June 4, 2015, Nichols' booking agency Galactic Productions announced that the 82-year-old had suffered a mild stroke at her Los Angeles home and been admitted to a Los Angeles-area hospital. … Read More
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