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Nichelle Nichols (Grace Nichols)

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Biography

Robbins, Illinois, USA
Nichelle Nichols was born Grace Nichols on December 28, 1932 in Robbins, Illinois. She began her show business career at age 16 as a singer with Duke Ellington in a ballet she created for one of his compositions and later sang with his band. After switching to acting, she was twice nominated for the Sarah Siddons Award for best actress in "The Blacks" and "Kicks and Company". Her film debut found her dancing with Sammy Davis Jr. in Porgy and Bess (1959). Read more...

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Character: Buyer at Fontaine's Salon

Made in Paris 1966

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Character: Teresa Suskind

The White Orchid 2015

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Character: Sensei / Aunt Petunia

Unbelievable!!!!! 2015

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Character: Miss Clara Watkins

This Bitter Earth 2012

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Character: Lady Magdalene / Maggie, Singer

Lady Magdalene's 2008

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Character: Sagan, High Priestess of Pangea

The Adventures of Captain Zoom in Outer Space 1995

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Character: Captain Nyota Uhura

Star Trek: Of Gods and Men 2007

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Character: Herself / Lt. Uhura - Stat Trek

When Television Came of Age 2014

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Character: SS Stella

ABC Weekend Specials 1977

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Character: Nichelle Nichols

Head of the Class 1986

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Character: CJ

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