Nyota Uhura

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Nyota Uhura (/niˈtə ʊˈhʊrə/), or simply Uhura, is a fictional character in the Star Trek franchise. In the original television series, the character was portrayed by Nichelle Nichols, who reprised the role for the first six Star Trek feature films. A younger Uhura is portrayed by Celia Rose Gooding in the 2022 prequel series Star Trek: Strange New Worlds, while an alternate timeline version of Uhura has been portrayed by actress Zoe Saldaña in the feature films Star Trek (2009), Star Trek Into Darkness (2013), and Star Trek Beyond (2016).

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Nyota Uhura
Star Trek character
First appearance"The Man Trap" (1966)
(The Original Series)
Last appearanceStar Trek: Strange New Worlds (2022)
Created byGene Roddenberry
Portrayed by
In-universe information
Significant otherSpock (reboot films)

Uhura is a translator and communications officer who specializes in linguistics, cryptography, and philology. She was an important part of the original series' multicultural crew and one of the first black characters to be portrayed in a non-menial role on an American television series.