Nichelle Nichols, Pioneering ‘Star Trek’ Actress, Dies at 89

Nichelle Nichols Pioneering Star Trek Actress Dies at 89

This was the life of Nichelle Nichols, the pioneering actress of “Star Trek” 2:47 (CNN) — Actress and singer Nichelle Nichols, best known for her original portrayal of Lieutenant Nyota Uhura on “Star Trek: The Original Series,” has died at the age of 89, according to a statement from her son, Kyle Johnson. “Last night … Read more

Nichelle Nichols, the actress known as Lieutenant Uhura in the series ‘Star Trek’, dies

Nichelle Nichols the actress known as Lieutenant Uhura in the

actress and singer Nichelle Nicholsknown for her role as the communications officer of star trekLt. Uhura, passed away Saturday night in Silver City, New Mexico, at the age of 89. “I am sorry to inform you that a great light in the sky no longer shines for us as it has for so many years,” … Read more