Known For Acting
Known Credits 69
Day of Death 2022-07-30 (89 years old)
Place of Birth Robbins, Illinois, USA
Also Known As
- Grace Dell Nichols
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Nichelle Nichols (born Grace Dell Nichols; December 28, 1932 - July 30, 2022) was 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.
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