Grace Lee Whitney
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.
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) and Star Trek VI: The Undiscovered Country (1991), with another promotion, as Commander Janice Rand.
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.
Grace Lee Whitney Facts
|Birth Name||Mary Ann Chase|
|Birthday||April 1, 1930 (88)|
|Birthplace||Ann Arbor, Michigan, USA|
|Height||5' 8" (1m73) How tall is Grace Lee Whitney compared to you?|