Nichelle Nichols (born Grace Dell Nichols; December 28, 1932) is an American actress, singer, and voice artist best known for her portrayal of Nyota Uhura in Star Trek: The Original Series, and its film sequels. Nichols's portrayal as Uhura was groundbreaking for African American female characters on American television.
|Full name at birth||
Grace Dell Nichols
|Claim to fame||
Lieutenant Nyota Uhura in "Star Trek" (1966) and several of the Star Trek films
|Date of birth||
28 December 1932
|Place of birth||
Robbins, Illinois, USA
Actor, Producer, Singer, Dancer
5' 5" (165 cm)
Woodland Hills, California, U.S.
Jeffrey Leavitt Agency
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