By Henry Hanks, CNN Updated 7:39 PM ET, Thu June 4, 2015
Nichelle Nichols, 82, who played Lt. Nyota Uhura in the original TV series and films, suffered a mild stroke Wednesday night, according to a post Thursday on her Facebook page.
"Last night while at her home in L.A., Nichelle Nichols suffered from a mild stroke," said the statement by Zach McGinnis of Galactic Productions, which books Nichols and other actors for public appearances.
"She is currently undergoing testing to determine how severe the stroke was," the statement continued. Please keep her in your thoughts."
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