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Encyclopedia > Grace Lee Whitney
Grace Lee Whitney greets a fan at a Star Trek convention (circa 1978).
Grace Lee Whitney greets a fan at a Star Trek convention (circa 1978).

Grace Lee Whitney (born Mary Ann Chase April 1, 1930 in Ann Arbor, Michigan) is an American actress. She is most famous for playing Yeoman Janice Rand on the first season (1966-1967) of Star Trek: The Original Series. Personal photo of Grace Lee Whitney File history Legend: (cur) = this is the current file, (del) = delete this old version, (rev) = revert to this old version. ... Personal photo of Grace Lee Whitney File history Legend: (cur) = this is the current file, (del) = delete this old version, (rev) = revert to this old version. ... 1978 was a common year starting on Sunday (the link is to a full 1978 calendar). ... April 1 is the 91st day of the year (92nd in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar, with 274 days remaining. ... 1930 is a common year starting on Wednesday. ... City nicknames: A-squared, Tree Town County Washtenaw County Mayor John Hieftje Area  - Total  - Water 71. ... Actors in period costume sharing a joke whilst waiting between takes during location filming. ... In the original Star Trek television series Janice Rand (played by Grace Lee Whitney) served as a yeoman to Captain James T. Kirk of the USS Enterprise (NCC-1701) in 2266, assisting him with his job. ... 1966 was a common year starting on Saturday (link goes to calendar) // Events January January 1 - In a coup, Colonel Jean-Bédel Bokassa ousts president David Dacko and takes over the Central African Republic. ... 1967 was a common year starting on Sunday of the Gregorian calendar. ... The starship Enterprise as it appeared on Star Trek Star Trek is a culturally significant science fiction television series created by Gene Roddenberry in the 1960s. ...


Grace started her entertainment career as a "girl singer" on Detroit's WJR radio. She soon opened in nightclubs for the likes of Billie Holliday, and toured with the Spike Jones Band. Grace debuted on Broadway in Top Banana. She has made guest appearances on over 30 different television series. City motto: Speramus Meliora; Resurget Cineribus (We Hope For Better Things; It Shall Rise From the Ashes - this motto was adopted after the disastrous 1805 fire that devastated the territorial city) City nicknames: The Motor City and Motown Location in the state of Michigan Founded July 24, 1701 County Wayne... A nightclub (often dance club or club, particularly in the UK) is an entertainment venue which does its primary business after dark. ... Billie Holiday photographed by Carl Van Vechten, 1949 Billie Holiday (April 7, 1915 - July 17, 1959), also called Lady Day is generally considered one of the greatest jazz singers of all time. ... Spike Jones For the music video and film director, see Spike Jonze. ... A television program is the content of television broadcasting. ...


Grace reprised her role as Janice Rand, who had received a promotion to Chief Petty Officer (CPO), in Star Trek: The Motion Picture (1979). Grace appeared again in Star Trek IV: The Voyage Home (1986),Star Trek VI: The Undiscovered Country (1991), with another promotion, as Lt. JG Janice Rand, and finally the Star Trek: Voyager episode "Flashback". Star Trek: The Motion Picture (Paramount Pictures, 1979; see also 1979 in film) is the first feature film based on the popular Star Trek science fiction television series and is released on Friday, December 7. ... 1979 is a common year starting on Monday. ... Star Trek IV: The Voyage Home (Paramount Pictures, 1986; see also 1986 in film) is the fourth feature film based on the popular Star Trek science fiction television series. ... 1986 is a common year starting on Wednesday of the Gregorian calendar. ... Star Trek VI: The Undiscovered Country (Paramount Pictures, 1991; see also 1991 in film) is the sixth feature film based on the popular Star Trek science fiction television series. ... 1991 is a common year starting on Tuesday of the Gregorian calendar. ... The starship Voyager (NCC-74656), an Intrepid-class starship. ...


Her autobiography is entitled The Longest Trek: My Tour of the Galaxy (1998). The book delves into her hiring and firing from Star Trek: The Original Series and her fight and eventual victory over alcohol addiction. 1998 is a common year starting on Thursday of the Gregorian calendar, and was designated the International Year of the Ocean. ... Polish propaganda poster saying: Stop drinking! Come with us build happy tomorrows. ...


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Grace Lee Whitney - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (314 words)
Grace Lee Whitney greets a fan at a Star Trek convention (circa 1980).
Grace Lee Whitney (born Mary Ann Chase, April 1, 1930 in Ann Arbor, Michigan) is an American actress.
Whitney started her entertainment career as a "girl singer" on Detroit's WJR radio.
Billie Rae Bates -- Whitney review (753 words)
But Whitney has always known why she was jettisoned, and the loss of that role, despite other acting jobs she had, sent her on a downward spiral into addiction.
Whitney paints an ugly picture of her life even before Trek: alcoholism, sex addiction, eating disorders, an incident right here on Grand River Avenue in Detroit when she believes she killed a man with her car but was too drunk and scared to go back and find out.
Whitney explains, however, that her problems had an emotional basis: the need for family, the need to belong, the deep need to feel human and loved.
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