Report: ‘Star Trek’ Actress Nichelle Nichols Is Suffering From Dementia

Beloved “Star Trek” actress Nichelle Nichols has reportedly been diagnosed with dementia.

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Dr. Meena Makhijani said Nichols has “moderate progressive dementia” and that she has been a patient of hers for two to three years, according to documents obtained by TMZ.

The actress’ symptoms reportedly include “major impairment of her short-term memory and moderate impairment of understanding abstract concepts, sense of time, place and immediate recall.”

Fortunately, the 85-year-old actress seems to have no apparent impairment for long-term memory, comprehension, concentration or verbal communication.

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The iconic “Star Trek” actress appeared at Comic-Con last month, and this past May her son Kyle Johnson filed court documents stating she has dementia.

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