Nichelle Nichols, Star Trek’s Lieutenant Uhura, dies

Nichelle Nichols, Star Trek’s Lieutenant Uhura, dies

Nichelle Nichols, Star Trek's Lieutenant Uhura, dies×Nichelle Nichols, Star Trek's Lieutenant Uhura, dies

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the american actress Nicole Nichols (photo), famous for the role of lieutenant uhurain star trek (Star Trek), died on Saturday evening (30), at 89 years. According to her son, Kyle Johnson, she died natural causes.

Nicole Nichols was one of the first black protagonists a great TV series. star trek was broadcast between 1966 and 1969, had film adaptations and has become a cult with millions of fans to this day.

The actress also starred in the first interracial kiss on American television. During the show’s third and final season, Lieutenant Uhura kisses Captain James T. Kirk, played by actor William Shatner.

“However, like the ancient galaxies now being seen for the first time, its light will remain for us and future generations to enjoy, learn from, and inspire,” his son wrote. Kyle, in an Instagram post. “Her life was well lived and as such a role model for all of us.”

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