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Star Trek Alum Nichelle Nichols To Guest Star On The Young And The Restless

The legendary actress joins Y&R to celebrate the 11,000th episode.
Posted on Jul 27, 2016 | 01:15pm
Beam me up to... Genoa City? 

Iconic actress Nichelle Nichols, known best for her role as Lieutenant Uhura on Star Trek, is set to make a special two-episode appearance on The Young and the Restless. The guest appearance is just in time for the show's historic 11,000th episode, which airs on Sept. 1. 

While Y&R hasn't released many details about Nichelle's role yet, here's what we do know: Her character, Lucinda, has an "emotional connection" to one of Genoa City's well-loved residents. 

Who could her mysterious connection be? Stay tuned for more information!

See the Y&R's last talented guest star, Yvette Nicole Brown, behind the scenes:  
 


Watch The Young and the Restless on CBS and stream full episodes on CBS All Access.  

Plus, watch Nichelle shine in Star Trek, which is available on CBS All Access

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