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"Star Trek" Actress Grace Lee Whitney Dies At 85

The actress was famous for playing Yeoman Janice Rand on Star Trek: The Original Series.

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Her character, Janice Rand, was the personal assistant of Captain James T. Kirk (William Shatner) on the USS Enterprise. She eventually became Kirk's love interest, but was later written off the show.

She reprised her role in four Star Trek films starting in 1979. She also appeared in a 1996 episode of Star Trek: Voyager, according to Hollywood Reporter.