While we certainly don’t want to alarm any fans, we do want to let them know that Nichelle Nichols, who famously played Lt. Uhura in Star Trek The Original Series on television and in the movies, has suffered a mild stroke and is currently undergoing testing to determine the severity of the attack. Here’s what we know so far.

Zach McGinnis of Galactic Productions LLC, who reps Nichelle Nichols appearances at conventions and such, recently posted the following information about Nichelle Nichols health on her Facebook page.

Official Statement Last night while at her home in LA, Nichelle Nichols suffered from a mild stroke. She is currently…

Posted by Nichelle Nichols on Thursday, June 4, 2015

We certainly wish her a speedy recovery and all of our best wishes. Fans who want to show her their support and love should go and comment on her Facebook page. Let’s show Nichelle how much she means to so many of us.

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