Nichelle Nichols also known as Grace Dell Nichol born on December 28, 1932  in Robbins, Illinois, a suburb of Chicago.

Nichelle Nichols-

President Joe Biden,tribute to Nichols was who praised her as a trailblazer of stage and screen who redefined what is possible for Black Americans and women.

Education -

Nichols attended Englewood High School. she graduated in 1951.Nichols also studied in New York City and Los Angeles.

she was an American actress, singer, and dancer best known for her portrayal of Nyota Uhura in Star Trek


    Duke Mondy  Married 1968 Divorce 1972

Foster Johnson         Married 1951  Divorce 1951)   

Children - Kyle Johnson


Nichols break came in an appearance in Kicks and Co.She also appeared in the role of Carmen for a Chicago stock company production of Carmen Jones and performed in a New York production of Porgy and Bess .

Star Trek-

On Star Trek, Nichols was one of the first Black women featured in a major television series. Her prominent supporting role as a bridge officer was unprecedented.

 Music-Nichols released two music albums.Down to Earth released in 1967, during the original run of Star Trek. Out of This World, released in 1991,

As Uhura, Nichols sang songs on the Star Trek episodes "Charlie X" and "The Conscience of the King"

Nichols volunteered her time in a special project with NASA to recruit minority and female personnel for the space agency.

Work with NASA-

Nichelle Nichols-dies at 89

Her son, Kyle Johnson, announced her death in a statement posted on her Facebook page. Family friend Sky Conway confirmed to USA TODAY that Nichols died Saturday evening in Silver City,