Nichelle Nichols

Dec 28, 1932


African American actress/singer Nichelle Nichols was born in Robbins, a progressive Illinois community founded by blacks in the 1890s. Nichelle sang with the Duke Ellington and Lionel Hampton bands, then performed as a single in nightclubs. Garnering acting experience in supporting roles in such films as Mister Buddwing (1965) and Doctor, You've Got to… More


Nichelle Nichols Videos

Tru Loved
2 minutes 58 seconds
Are We There Yet?
3 minutes 33 seconds
Star Trek V: The Final Frontier
3 minutes 41 seconds
Truck Turner
2 minutes 28 seconds

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