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Nichelle Nichols
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Nichols in 2013
Born
Grace Dell Nichols

December 28, 1932 (1932-12-28) (age 87)
Other names Grace Dell Nichols
Occupation Actress
Years active 1959–present
Known for Lt. Uhura
Home town Chicago, Illinois, U.S.
Television Star Trek

Nichelle Nichols (born Grace Dell Nichols on December 28, 1932) is an American actress, singer and voice artist. She was known for her role as Uhura in the sci-fi television series Star Trek: The Original Series.

In May 2018, Nichols' son, Kyle Johnson, announced that she was suffering from "severe" short-term memory loss as a complication of advanced dementia.



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