Nichelle Nichols, Lt. Uhura of Star Trek fame, in 2010
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Nichelle Nichols, 82, who played Lt. Nyota Uhura in the Star TrekĀ TV series and films, suffered a mild stroke Wednesday night, according to a post Thursday onĀ her Facebook page.

"Last night, while at her home in L.A., Nichelle Nichols suffered from a mild stroke," said Zach McGinnis of Galactic Productions. "She is currently undergoing testing to determine how severe the stroke was," the statement continued. "Please keep her in your thoughts."

Well wishes have been coming in for Nichols, and her co-star George Takei posted a tweet for Nichols.

https://twitter.com/GeorgeTakei/status/606562327119294465

In a statement to CNN, McGinnis gave an update on Nichols' status: "CAT scan came back negative, and we are awaiting the results from the MRI. Currently, she is awake, eating, in good spirits and able to have full conversations. Her right side has shown minor signs [of] mobility loss, but she is not showing any signs of paralysis."