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Hollywood is in mourning Death of Nichelle Nichols, He made history for his role as Communications Officer Lt. Uhura Star Trek.

Nichols died of natural causes at the age of 89, his son Kyle Johnson posted on Facebook.

“However, its light, like the ancient galaxies now being seen for the first time, will be there for us and future generations to enjoy, learn from and be inspired by,” he wrote on Sunday. “Her life was well lived and an example to us all.”

Among those paying tribute to Nichols was President Joe Biden, who hailed her as “a trailblazer of stage and screen who redefined what was possible for black Americans and women.” His statement about her continued Star Trek Character, “With a defining dignity and authority, he helped tell a central story that reshaped scientific pursuits and discoveries. He continued this tradition by working with NASA to reach generations of Americans from every background to the stars and beyond.”

We also remember the team behind Nicholas A woman in motion, a 2021 documentary, highlights his efforts to recruit people of color to work at NASA. “Nichele, we will be forever grateful for the opportunity to tell your story and share it with the world,” director and producer Todd Thompson said in a statement. “You have entertained us, inspired us, and shown all men how easy it is to love and respect one another, to live long and prosper.”

Additionally, many in Hollywood expressed their condolences on social media, including her Star Trek Co-starring George Takei. Read on to see their tributes to the actress.

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