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Lieutenant Uhura - Star Trek - The Original Series

Uhura from Star Trek - The Original Series played by Nichelle Nichols

Uhura is a fictional female Human in the Star Trek - The Original Series television series who was played on screen by Nichelle Nichols, Zoe Saldana. Uhura holds the rank of Lieutenant within the USS Enterprise NCC-1701A.

Lt, Uhura was the ships communication officer and also one of the first main black women on television. She was there mainly for opening lines of communication between space ships.

In the original timeline, she didn't have any affairs or relationships. She became famous for doing the first inter-racial kiss on television when she was forced to kiss Capt. James Tiberius Kirk. The original script called for her to kiss Spock but the actors changed it between themselves.

Rebooted Star Trek

Lieutenant Uhara played by Zoe Saldana

In the altered timeline, she is romantically involved with Spock. Kirk did try to have some luck with her but she blew him away.

Uhura Facts

Alien RaceHuman
AllegianceThe USS Enterprise NCC-1701A
SpaceshipUSS Enterprise NCC-1701A
ActorNichelle Nichols, Zoe Saldana
Last UpdatedSaturday, February 2, 2019

Copyright: Paramount

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