Nichelle Nichols

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Nichelle Nichols ( born Grace Dell Nichols; December 28, 1932) is an American actress, singer and dancer best known for her portrayal of Nyota Uhura in Star Trek: The Original Series, and its film sequels. Nichols' portrayal of Uhura was ground-breaking for African American female characters on American television. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Nichelle Nichols has received more than 3,723,985 page views. Her biography is available in 27 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 25 in 2019). Nichelle Nichols is the 1,345th most popular actor (up from 1,554th in 2019), the 2,433rd most popular biography from United States (up from 2,803rd in 2019) and the 666th most popular American Actor.

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Among actors, Nichelle Nichols ranks 1,345 out of 10,030Before her are Carel Struycken, Miou-Miou, Robert Culp, Deanna Durbin, Tim Allen, and Lorraine Gary. After her are David Kelly, Gemma Jones, Ralph Richardson, Patrick Duffy, Lena Olin, and Franco Citti.

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Among people born in 1932, Nichelle Nichols ranks 131Before her are Michihiro Ozawa, Dino Sani, Geraldine McEwan, Alfred Worden, Parry O'Brien, and Frances E. Allen. After her are Colville Young, Christy Brown, Momoko Kōchi, Gato Barbieri, Vasily Aksyonov, and Marisa Pavan.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Nichelle Nichols ranks 2,433 out of 15,968Before her are Frances E. Allen (1932), Georgina Spelvin (1936), Kourtney Kardashian (1979), Edward Bunker (1933), Tim Allen (1953), and Lorraine Gary (1937). After her are Richard Thorpe (1896), Charles Berlitz (1913), Patrick Duffy (1949), Suzanne Pleshette (1937), Donald O'Connor (1925), and Milton Glaser (1929).

Among ACTORS In United States

Among actors born in United States, Nichelle Nichols ranks 666Before her are Louis Gossett Jr. (1936), Kristen Stewart (1990), Warner Baxter (1889), Robert Culp (1930), Tim Allen (1953), and Lorraine Gary (1937). After her are Patrick Duffy (1949), Suzanne Pleshette (1937), Donald O'Connor (1925), Abe Vigoda (1921), Stephen Lang (1952), and Barbara Hershey (1948).

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