Grace Dell Nichols
December 28, 1932
Robbins, Illinois, U.S.
|Died||July 30, 2022 (aged 89)|
Silver City, New Mexico, U.S.
|Cause of death||Heart failure|
|Other names||Grace Dell Nichols|
|Known for||Lt. Uhura|
Nichelle Nichols (born Grace Dell Nichols; December 28, 1932 – July 30, 2022) was an American actress, singer and voice artist. She was known for her role as Uhura in the sci-fi television series Star Trek: The Original Series.
In May 2018, Nichols' son, Kyle Johnson, announced that she was suffering from "severe" short-term memory loss as a complication of advanced dementia.
On July 30, 2022, Nichols died of heart failure at a hospital in Silver City, New Mexico at the age of 89. 
References[change | change source]
- ↑ Nichelle Nichols Biography (1933-2022)
- ↑ "'Star Trek' Star Nichelle Nichols Suffering From Severe Memory Loss, According to Son". TMZ. May 4, 2018. Retrieved May 5, 2018.
- ↑ "Tragic News About 'Star Trek' Actress And Black Icon Nichelle Nichols". BET. May 4, 2018. Retrieved May 5, 2018.
- ↑ Dagan, Carmel (July 31, 2022). "Nichelle Nichols, Uhura in 'Star Trek,' Dies at 89". Variety.
- ↑ "Nichelle Nichols, who played Lt. Uhura on 'Star Trek,' dies at 89". The Los Angeles Times. July 31, 2022.
Other websites[change | change source]
Media related to Nichelle Nichols at Wikimedia Commons
- Official website
- Nichelle Nichols on IMDb
- Nichelle Nichols at the TCM Movie Database
- Nichelle Nichols at AllMovie