In the 1960s the 35-23-37 knockout worked as a glamor model and made appearances on shows like The Lieutenant and Tarzan before she was cast as the first black lead actress on television in Star Trek. We are working hard to be the best Uhura Pics site on the web! They were married in 1951 and divorced that same year. Johnson officially filed legal documents nominating four fiduciaries to become Nichols' conservators, giving them executive control over her financial and health-related decisions. Join Nichelle Nichols as Lieutenant Uhura, Grace Lee Whitney as Yeoman Janice Rand, Nurse Chapel, Captain Kirk, Mister Spock, Doctor McCoy, Mister Sulu, Scotty and a multitude of alien girls.
The episode is cited as the first example of an interracial kiss on U. Between the end of the original series and the Star Trek animated series and feature films, Nichols appeared in small television and film roles. Nichols toured the United States, Canada and Europe as a singer with the and bands. In 2009, she joined the cast of The Cabonauts, a sci-fi musical comedy that debuted on the Internet. Although the play closed after its brief try-out in Chicago, in an ironic twist, she attracted the attention of , the publisher of Playboy, who booked her for his Chicago Playboy Club.
Between acting and singing engagements, Nichols did occasional modeling work. Join Nichelle Nichols as Lieutenant Uhura, Grace Lee Whitney as Yeoman Janice Rand, Nurse Chapel, Captain Kirk, Mister Spock, Doctor McCoy, Mister Sulu, Scotty and a multitude of alien girls. She has twice been nominated for the Chicago theatrical for Best Actress. Beyond Uhura: Star Trek and Other Memories. Johnson and Nichols had one child together, , who was born August 14, 1951.
She sang with and before turning to acting. She has said that King personally encouraged her to stay on the series, telling her that he was a big fan of Star Trek. Nichols has co-starred in six Star Trek films, the last one being. In 2008, Nichols starred in the film The Torturer, playing the role of a psychiatrist.
On June 8, 2010, Nichols received an from. She married Duke Mondy in 1968 and they were divorced in 1972. Archived from on October 9, 2011. Forever linked to her trailblazing role as the sexy Lt.
She was also a special guest at the in , on July 17, 1976, to view the soft landing on Mars. Nichols's role was groundbreaking as a future role-model for female characters on American television. Gregory, former deputy administrator and a veteran of three shuttle missions and Lori Garver, former deputy administrator. . Nichols noted in her autobiography her frustration that this never happened on the original series. The program was a success.
Remember that you can also add descriptions to each image. Nichols has been married twice, first to dancer Foster Johnson 1917—1981. On the West Coast, she appeared in , For My People, and garnered high praise for her performance in the play. In it, she claimed that the role of Peggy Fair in the television series was offered to her during the final season of Star Trek, but producer Gene Roddenberry refused to release her from her contract.
On August 30, 2016, she was introduced as the aging mother of Neil Winters on the long-standing soap opera. Feel free to reach to let us know if you have any comments or questions. Nichols was reportedly awake and resting comfortably. The first nomination was for her portrayal of Hazel Sharpe in Kicks and Co.