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Age: 81
Nichelle Nichols at age 81
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Nichelle Nichols

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Birthday
28, 1932
Birthplace
Robbins, IL
DEATH DATE
Jul 30, 2022 (89)
Birth Sign
Capricorn
Birthday
28, 1932
Birthplace
Robbins, IL
DEATH DATE
Jul 30, 2022 (89)

About

African-American actress who played Lt. Uhura on the television series Star Trek. She appeared in the TV show from 1966 until 1969. She reprised her role later in multiple Star Trek movies. 

Before Fame

She made her acting debut in the short-lived musical, Kicks and Co.

Trivia

Before flying on the USS Enterprise, she sang with Duke Ellington and Lionel Hampton. She amassed over 60 on-screen acting roles throughout her long career. 

Family Life

She married Foster Johnson in 1951, and the couple had a son named Kyle.

Associated With

She sang with Duke Ellington before she started acting.