Nichelle Nichols

The Top 10 Uhura Moments from Star Trek
Dec 28, 2016

Help us celebrate Nichelle Nichols' 84th birthday with our favorite moments. Hailing frequencies open!

Hilarious NSFW trailer for Star Trek parody Unbelievable!!!!!
Sep 12, 2016

There’s an "unbelievable" Star Trek parody movie slated to come out sometime this year titled Unbelievable!!!!!, and you can have a look at the NSFW trailer below.

Star Trek's original Lt. Uhura, Nichelle Nichols, suffers stroke
Jun 5, 2015

Time to open the hailing frequencies and send some positive thoughts to sci-fi's best-known communications officer.

Little-known sci-fi fact: Uhura's famed Trek kiss wasn't meant to be with Kirk
Apr 19, 2013

Back in November of 1968, the TV landscape was shaken to its core with the first interracial lip-lock between scantily clad Capt. Kirk and Lt. Uhura on a third season episode of Star Trek: TOS.

Trek historian says myth about why Nichelle Nichols got hired is wrong
Dec 17, 2012

When Star Trek TOS first aired in 1966, the sci-fi series had one of the most racially diverse casts ever seen on TV and featured minorities like no one else had done before. And from the stories that were passed on for years, everyone thought it was Gene Roddenberry himself who pushed for the idea. Now an historian is saying that's not what really happened.

Was Star Trek's Nichelle Nichols almost cast as Spock?
Dec 16, 2012

According to Nichelle Nichols — better known as Lieutenant Uhura, the USS Enterprise's communications officer from the classic Star Trek series — when she first showed up to audition, she read for the role of our favorite Vulcan, Mr. Spock.

The 'true story' of how Dr. King kept Uhura on Star Trek
Dec 14, 2012

In her own words, the original Lt. Uhura talks about that fateful meeting with the civil rights leader.

Original Star Trek stars beaming to Iowa TrekFest XXV
Dec 14, 2012

George Takei, Nichelle Nichols and Walter Koenig will attend the annual festival in Riverside, Iowa.