Nichelle Nichols

Nichelle Nichols

Name Nichelle Nichols
Profession TV Actress
Date of Birth 1932-12-28
Place of Birth Robbins, IL
Death Date
Birth Sign Capricorn

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.

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.

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