Nichelle Nichols has died

Discussion in 'Star Trek - The Original & Animated Series' started by Tom, Jul 31, 2022.

  1. T'Bonz

    T'Bonz Romulan Curmudgeon Administrator

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    Sorry for the loss of Nichelle. She was a talented woman. Death after dementia is a release though, as it's a cruel disease.

    I have that lovely memory of her wanting to hold my baby (obviously MANY years ago). My daughter liked her and especially a pretty ring she was wearing.

    Rest in Peace, Nichelle.
     
  2. Leviathan

    Leviathan Fleet Captain Fleet Captain

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    One of the best. We will miss her....but will enjoy her work forever.
     
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  3. Bgt

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    Goodbye Nichelle..
    thank you for everything
     
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  4. golakers

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    Nichelle, another of the original 7. What an amazing life and career. May her memory be a blessing for all.
     
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  5. MANT!

    MANT! Vice Admiral Admiral

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    Another has gone to the eternal stars.. Loved her body of work (examples below)

     
  6. TrekMD

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    RIP Nichelle. You will long be remembered. Here a pic I took with her in 2019 at a convention in Miami...
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  7. kkt

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    Godspeed, Nichelle!
     
  8. 1001001

    1001001 Serial Canon Violator Moderator

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    Nice!

    My son and I took a picture with her in 2018, but I look so bad in it, it will never see the light of day.
     
  9. Timewalker

    Timewalker Cat-lovin', Star Trekkin' Time Lady Premium Member

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    Thank you for posting this. It's one I overlooked, and have just watched it.

    So... T'Pring gives up Stonn to become a priestess and Stonn and Uhura marry? There's an interesting story there...

    Everyone has already said what I could say about Nichelle Nichols, other than that I read her autobiography and realized that most of us never knew even a fraction of what her life and career entailed.

    What an amazing person.
     
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  10. Neopeius

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    I posted similarly in General, but one of the comforting things about the Journey is knowing that when some cherished person dies, we get another 55 years to enjoy them.

    From the Journey perspective, this scene was filmed *today*, which is kind of neat. Makes it a little easier...

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  11. Vanyel

    Vanyel The Imperious Leader Premium Member

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  12. StarMan

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    Sad news. But as @T'Bonz said, also a release.

    She was entrancing as Uhura.
     
  13. The Lady Eve

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    RIP and thank you, dear lady.
     
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  14. Elder Knight

    Elder Knight Fleet Captain Fleet Captain

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    Like many of us, I'm a rationalist guy, but if indeed of late her mind and spirit flew beyond what most of us consider possible ... good for her!
     
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  15. Agony_Boothb

    Agony_Boothb Rear Admiral Rear Admiral

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    A trailblazer and true inspiration for millions of of People of Colour. Because of Nichelle, so many got to see themselves on the bridge of a Starship and dream of what could be possible.

    May she fan dance forever among the stars.
     
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  16. Phaser Two

    Phaser Two Commodore Premium Member

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    Oh, how sad. I loved Nichelle and was always glad of the episodes that gave her more to do that usual.

    RIP. :weep::(:wah:
     
  17. daedalus5

    daedalus5 Rear Admiral Moderator

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    RIP. I saw her on stage a few times and once with the 5 other TOS actors who were still alive then. Shame we won’t see her again. I rewatched Gamesters of T… last night. Sigh.
     
  18. good luck on your next journey...
     
  19. Haggis and tatties

    Haggis and tatties Vice Admiral Admiral

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    R.i.P........"second star to the right and straight on till morning".
     
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  20. Dee1891

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    I hope she has finally found some peace. R.I.P. Ms. Nichols.
     
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