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Star Trek Star Nichelle Nichols Embarking On Nasa Mission

The 82-year-old actress, who played the sci-fi franchise's first Lieutenant Nyota Uhura, is set to become one of the first "non-essential personnel" to experience SOFIA (Stratospheric Observatory For Infrared Astronomy). In partnership...

Nichelle Nichols Feeling Great After Stroke

The 82-year-old actress, who portrayed Lieutenant Nyota Uhura in the longrunning sci-fi series, was admitted to a hospital in Los Angeles on 3 June (15) after losing minor mobility on her right side...

Star Trek's Nichelle Nichols 'In Good Spirits' After Stroke

The 82-year-old actress, who portrayed Lieutenant Nyota Uhura in the longrunning sci-fi series, was admitted to a hospital in Los Angeles and underwent testing to determine the severity of her condition. A...

Star Trek Actress Nichelle Nichols Suffers Mild Stroke

'Star Trek' actress Nichelle Nichols has been taken to hospital after suffering a mild stroke.The 82-year-old actress, who starred as communications officer Lieutenant Uhura on board the USS Enterprise in the iconic 'Star Trek' TV...

Actress Nichelle Nichols Resting After Mild Stroke

The 82-year-old actress, who portrayed Lieutenant Nyota Uhura in the longrunning sci-fi series, was taken by ambulance from her home in Los Angeles to a local hospital, according to TMZ.com. Her...

Barack Obama Gives Vulcan Salute In Star Trek Actress' Snap

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...

Nichelle Nichols Tried Out For Spock Role

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...

Indie Filmmaker Posts Movie On Youtube -- Free With Infomercial

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...

Saldana To Play Trek's Uhura

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...

Lt. Uhura Joins Takei On Heroes

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...

Doohan Gets Walk Of Fame Honour

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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