R.I.P. Star Trek’s Grace Lee Whitney

Grace Lee Whitney, best known to fans of the original Star Trek as “Yeoman Rand,” passed away this weekend.

While her character only appeared in eight episodes of the show, she also reprised that role in four of the films and one episode of Star Trek: Voyager. Besides acting, she also acted as an advocate for people fighting substance abuse.

Whitney passed in her Coarsegold, California home.

She was 85.

Via The Fresno Bee

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Trae Dorn has been staffing conventions for over twenty years, and is a co-founder of Wisconsin’s longest running Anime convention No Brand Con. Trae also wrote and drew the now completed webcomic UnCONventional, and produces the podcasts BS-Free Witchcraft, On This Day With Trae, Stormwood & Associates, and The Nerd & Tie Podcast. This leads many to ask when the hell they have time to actually do anything anymore. Trae says they have the time because they “do it all quite poorly.”

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