Individual Author Record
Name: Nichelle NicholsPen Name: None Genre: Fiction Born: 1933 in Robbins, Illinois Sites:
Illinois ConnectionBorn in Robbins, Illinois
Biographical and Professional InformationNichelle Nichols was born in Robbins, Illinois, near Chicago. Her father was both the town mayor of Robbins and its chief magistrate. She has studied in Chicago as well as New York and Los Angeles. During her time in New York, Nichelle appeared at the famous Blue Angel and Playboy Clubs, as a singer. She also appeared in the role of Carmen for a Chicago stock company production of "Carmen Jones."She has twice been nominated for the Sara Siddon Award as best actress and is an accomplished dancer and singer as well as an accomplished writer.
- Beyond Uhura, Star Trek and Other Memories, G.P. Putnam`s Sons, 1994
- Saturn`s Child, G.P. Putnam`s Sons, 1995
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Beyond Uhura: Star Trek and Other Memories
ISBN: 0752206508 Boxtree Ltd. 1995 The first African-American woman to have a major, continuing television role tells the inside story of Star Trek and its creator--her onetime lover and lifelong friend--and her struggle to overcome racism and bias against women. 100,000 first printing.
ISBN: 0441003842 Ace. 1996 Born in the late twenty-first century with amazing powers, Saturna, a half-human, half-Fazisian, innocently incites an uprising that threatens her home system with all-out interplanetary war. Reprint.