WATCH: Actress Nichelle Nichols in GR

Actress Nichelle Nichols (November 22, 2014).

GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. (WOOD) — One of the big highlights of the 2014 Grand Rapids Comic-Con was an appearance from a Starfleet Command officer who was on the USS Enterprise.

Actress Nichelle Nichols, who played Lt. Uhura on the original ‘Star Trek’ series, came out to Grand Rapids to meet with fans of hers and the ‘Star Trek’ series.

24 Hour News 8 spoke with Nichols Saturday. She talked about her enjoyment of appearing at various Comic-Cons, interacting with fans and why ‘Star Trek’ continues on decades after it first premiered on NBC.


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