Photoshop merges: combined faces of old & new Star Trek actors ~ whoa, freaky! William Shatner & Chris Pine blended for Captain James T. Kirk ~ Leonard Nimoy & Zachary Quinto for Spock ~ Jeffrey Hunter & Bruce Greenwood for Capt.
Nichelle Nichols as Lt. Uhura in "Star Trek" Image Courtesy: PBS "Pioneers of Television" For a generation of little black girls in the late sixties, Lt. Uhura (Nichelle Nichols) of "Star Trek" represented a future full of promise where a.
Star Trek's Lieutenant Uhura played by Nichelle Nichols. As a girl, seeing such an intelligent, beautiful black woman on television let me know the future held a place for me and all people of color. Thank you Nichelle Nichols and Octavia Butler.