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Barack Obama Gives Vulcan Salute In Star Trek Actress' Snap

6th April 2012

U.S. President Barack Obama showed off his geeky side by giving a Vulcan salute with Star Trek legend Nichelle Nichols during a private meeting at the White House.Nichols, who played Lieutenant Uhura in the original...

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Nichelle Nichols Tried Out For Spock Role

5th December 2011

Star Trek legend Nichelle Nichols was originally slated to play Spock in the hit show.Nichols, known to millions of 'Trekkies' around the world as Lieutenant Nyota Uhura in the longrunning sci-fi series, has revealed she...

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Indie Filmmaker Posts Movie On Youtube -- Free With Infomercial

11th November 2011

Filmmaker J. Neil Schulman may have hit on a way to allow independent films to be viewed on the Internet free while generating revenue at the same time. Schulman has adapted a classic broadcast sales...

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Fascinating Fact 4792

7th February 2008

STAR TREK icon NICHELLE NICHOLS will play a leather-boot clad brothel madam in moviemaker JERRY BRUCKHEIMER's new low-budget film, LADY MAGADALENE.

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Saldana To Play Trek's Uhura

18th September 2007

ZOE SALDANA is to recreate NICHELLE NICHOLS' iconic LT. UHURA role in the upcoming J.J. ABRAMS STAR TREK epic. The New Jersey-born actress, who co-starred with Britney Spears in Crossroads and played Anna Maria in...

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Lt. Uhura Joins Takei On Heroes

27th August 2007

The producers of TV phenomenon HEROES are going back to cult sci-fi series STAR TREK for another casting coup - NICHELLE NICHOLS is to play a Hurricane Katrina survivor in upcoming episodes. Nichols, who played...

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The Things They Say 2784

31st August 2006

"I was concentrating on the glisten and curve of her mouth and thinking, 'I can't wait to get my lips on that.'" WILLIAM SHATNER failed to grasp the significance of TV's first interracial kiss when...

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Doohan Gets Walk Of Fame Honour

26th August 2004

Former STAR TREK actor JAMES DOOHAN will be honoured with a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame on Tuesday (31AUG04). The 84-year-old star, who was diagnosed with Alzheimer's disease in the summer (04),...

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