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American actress-singer Nichelle Nichols, lietutenant Uhura on ‘Star Trek’ dies at 89

By Ruchi Upadhyay 
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New Delhi: Nichelle Nichols, the famous Hollywood actress and who made her place in the hearts of fans from the 1960s show ‘Star Trek’, is no longer in this world. On Saturday night, the actress breathed her last at the age of 89, the death has been confirmed by her family. Nichelle Nichols’ son Kyle Johnson shared the sad news in a Facebook post, saying that the actress has passed away due to age-related problems.

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Since this news, fans from all over the world are paying tribute to their favorite actress on social media. There is an atmosphere of mourning in Hollywood.

Her son Kyle Johnson said Nichols died Saturday in Silver City, New Mexico.

Sharing the news on his Facebook, Kyle wrote, ‘Friends, fans, colleagues and the world, I am sorry to inform you that yesterday (Saturday) night my mother, Nickel Nichols, died of natural causes and He has passed away. However, their brilliance, like those of ancient galaxies, will encourage us and future generations to learn and draw inspiration from something new. He lived her life very well and she has left an example for us.

Kyle continued, ‘I, and the rest of our family, appreciate your patience and tolerance as we mourn his loss and are unable to say further. We request that his and our privacy be respected. Nickel Nichols gained worldwide recognition for the 1966 series ‘Star Trek’. Nichelle Nichols appeared in six ‘Star Trek’ films, ending with Star Trek VI: The Undiscovered Country in 1991. Like other Star Trek cast membes, he had a hard time finding work after the original series ended because of typecasting.

Nichelle Nichols an emotional post on Insta
Fans are emotional with his departure. Nickel Nichols was a better person than she was on the outside. His son Kelly Johnson also informed the people and told how his mother left him after illuminating many lives. Many Hollywood actors expressed grief over this.

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