Nichelle Nichols Parents: Lishia Parks Nichols, Samuel Earl Nichols

Nichelle Nichols

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. From 1977 until 2015, Nichols volunteered her time to promote NASA’s programs … Read more