R.I.P. Nichelle Nichols

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R.I.P. Nichelle Nichols





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89-year-old “Star Trek” legend Nichelle Nichols has passed away from natural causes.

Nichols’ son Kyle Johnson published a statement on her official website saying: “Hers was a life well lived and as such a model for us all.”

Nichols was known around the world as Lieutenant Nyota Uhura in the original “Star Trek” television series, its subsequent animated series, and six classic “Star Trek” films.

Other works outside of “Star Trek” included “Snow Dogs,” “Are We There Yet?,” “Sharknado 5: Global Swarming,” and various shows like “Heroes” and “Futurama”.

Nichols also worked with NASA to help grow the ranks of the US space agency during the 1970s and 1980s.

Source: TrekCore







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