Star Trek actress suffers stroke




82-year-old Star Trek actress Nichelle Nichols, reportedly has suffered a mild stroke.

Her manager, Zach McGinnis, announced the news on the actresses Facebook page earlier today.

“Last night while at her home in LA, Nichelle Nichols suffered  a mild stroke,” wrote McGinnis. “She is currently undergoing testing to determine how severe the stroke was. Please keep her in your thoughts.”

We understand #NichelleNichols has been rushed to the hospital. We don’t have any diagnosis on her condition, but our thoughts are with her.
— George Takei (@GeorgeTakei) June 4, 2015

Nichols played Lt. Uhura on the original Star Trek television series from 1966-1969 and reprised her role in six Star Trek films.

The actress is reportedly resting comfortably in a Los Angeles hospital after undergoing treatment and tests.

Hopefully, she continues to live long and prosper so don’t beam her up just yet Scottie.




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