American actress, singer, and dancer Nichelle Nichols has passed away.
Nichols was best known for her portrayal of Nyota Uhura in Star Trek: The Original Series, and its film sequels. Nichols’ portrayal of Uhura was ground-breaking for African American actresses on American television.
She was born on December 28, 1932, in Robbins, Illinois, United States.
From 1977 until 2015, Nichols volunteered her time to promote NASA’s programs and recruit diverse astronauts, including women and ethnic minorities.
Nichols attended Englewood High School, from where she graduated in 1951. Nichols also studied in New York City and Los Angeles.
Nichelle Nichols Funeral, Pictures, Burial, Memorial Service, Date, Time, Venue
Nichols passed away in Silver City, New Mexico, on July 30, 2022, at the age of 89.
Her funeral arrangements have not been put in place yet. The date, time, and venue are not yet out.
Funeral pictures will be ready whiles the funeral is underway or afterward, and a memorial service will be held as well.