|Date of Birth||1932-12-28|
|Place of Birth||Robbins, IL|
About Nichelle Nichols
African American actress who played Lt. Uhura on the television series Star Trek.
Early Life of Nichelle Nichols
She made her acting debut in the short-lived musical, Kicks and Co.
Before flying on the USS Enterprise, she sang with Duke Ellington and Lionel Hampton.
She married Foster Johnson in 1951, and the couple had a son named Kyle.
She sang with Duke Ellington before she started acting.Tags: Actress, nichelle, nichols