American actor Nichelle Nicks dies at 89 of natural causes jqknews

  China Entertainment Network News Famous American actor Nichelle Nicks has died of natural causes at the age of 89, according to foreign media reports. Known for her role as communications officer Uhura in the “Star Trek: The Original” series and six films, she was a rare black woman on American television in the 1960s to play an authoritative role (most black actresses were servants at the time). Role).

Nicks is also a singer and dancer. She once wanted to leave “Star Trek” and return to the original musical theater industry. It was Martin Luther King who discouraged her. The two met at a fundraiser. Martin Luther De King said that Nix’s role in ST was an “equal” role that was rarely played by black actors in the American drama industry at that time, and she dismissed the idea of ​​leaving after thinking.