Appeared in a production of "Horowitz and Mrs. Washington".
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Did You Know?
I think anybody with any intelligence sits down and sees Star Trek
(1966) not as a kids' show.
Her role as Uhura on Star Trek
(1966) was one of the first times that an African-American actress was portrayed in a non-stereotypical role. Previously, African-American actresses were depicted as maids or housekeepers, and Nichols' role broke the stereotype barrier among African-American actresses. Like Sidney Poitier
, whose characters were three-dimensional (e.g., Detective Virgil Tibbs), ...
Spectacular vocal range spanning five octaves