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Nichelle Nichols, ‘Star Trek’ actress, dies at 89

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This Sunday the death of Nichelle Nicholsactress remembered in the cinematographic universe of the popular franchise of ‘Star Trek’ (star travel) for embodying the character of Nyota Uhura.

Through social networks, Kyle Johnson, son of the actress, announced the death of his mother. “I am sorry to inform you that a great light in the firmament no longer shines for us as it has for so many years,” he wrote. He also reports that died of natural causes.

Their light, like ancient galaxies now seen for the first time, will remain for us and future generations to enjoy, learn from and inspire“He gave her a few words.

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As for his funeral services, he reported that it would be reduced to a meeting with relatives and close people; likewise, he requested that they respect the privacy of those close to them during the duel.

Who was Nichelle Nichols?

Born with the name of Grace Nichols in Robbins, the actress was born on December 28, 1932 in Illinois. One of his first companions on the art scene was the renowned Duke Ellingtonwith whom he sang as part of a balletreports dead line.

Her extensive stage career helped her begin landing roles in television and film, but by 1966 she would become an iconic figure in the industry, after becoming Uhura for the tv series star trek (star travel). Later, he would return with the same role for other television adaptations, video games and, of course, the beloved movies, which continue to expand the universe to this day.

The actress, in fact, had not retired at 89 years old. In 2021 she appeared in an episode of the television series 12 to Midnightand is considered a start in the production plans of Star Trek Renegades OMINARA, The Order Y Moment of Impactwhich are not released yet.

But in addition to being an inescapable figure in the entertainment industry, Nichols was a historical fafrican american figure with influence beyond. After his role in star trekNASA employed her as a spokesperson to encourage women and men of African descent to become astronauts.


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