Star Trek actress suffers stroke

Published On June 5, 2015 | By Keri | Entertainment News

Nichelle Nichols, the actress who played Lt. Nyota Uhura in the original Star Trek TV series and films, has suffered a stroke.

According to a post Thursday on her Facebook page, the 82 year old was at her home in L.A. on Wednesday when she suffered a mild stroke.

“Last night while at her home in L.A., Nichelle Nichols suffered from a mild stroke,” said the statement by Zach McGinnis of Galactic Productions, which books Nichols and other actors for public appearances.

“She is currently undergoing testing to determine how severe the stroke was,” the statement continued. Please keep her in your thoughts.”


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