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‘Star Trek’ actress Nichelle Nichols suffers stroke

Nichelle Nichols suffered the stroke last night at her home in LA.

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Veteran actress Nichelle Nichols, who starred as communications officer Lt Uhura on the original “Star Trek” TV series back in the 1960s, has suffered a mild stroke. (Source: Reuters)

Veteran actress Nichelle Nichols, who starred as communications officer Lt Uhura on the original “Star Trek” TV series back in the 1960s, has suffered a mild stroke.

She suffered the stroke last night at her home in LA, according to a statement on her official Facebook page, said The Hollywood Reporter.

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“She is currently undergoing testing to determine how severe the stroke was. Please keep her in your thoughts,” said her representative.

Her “Star Trek” co-star George Takei has expressed his sympathy and support on Twitter. “We understand #NichelleNichols has been rushed to the hospital. We don’t have any diagnosis on her condition but our thoughts are with her,” he tweeted.