Nichelle Nichols Has Suffered A Stroke

Nichelle Nichols

One hopes for a speedy recovery:

Nichelle Nichols, 82, who played Lt. Nyota Uhura in the original TV series and films, suffered a mild stroke Wednesday night, according to a post Thursday on her Facebook page.

“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.”


  • Blind Druid

    Not sure if I want to make it to 82. I’m pissed off enough at 64.

    • Hard Little Machine

      She’s a well known intergalactic stoner. I don’t think she’s all that miserable.

  • I hope she is well soon.

  • FactsWillOut

    I hope she gets well soon.

    She never lost the dream: