'Star Trek' Actress Grace Lee Whitney Dies at 85

'Star Trek' Actress Grace Lee Whitney Dies at 85, Grace Lee Whitney, the on-screen character who played Yeoman Janice Rand on the first Star Trek, passed away Friday. She was 85. Every USA Today, child Jonathan Dweck said the star passed on of common reasons at her home in Central California.

Whitney depicted Captain Kirk's collaborator for eight scenes of the first 1966 TV arrangement before she was composed out of the script. At the point when Star Trek was renewed as a motion picture establishment in 1979, the performing artist returned as a boss frivolous officer in Star Trek: The Motion Picture. Her last appearance as Rand was in 1991's Star Trek VI: The Undiscovered Country.

William Shatner, who played Whitney's onscreen manager, tweeted Monday: "Sympathies to the group of Grace. She was a consistent sparkling grin throughout the years each time our ways crossed."

Every NBC News, Whitney was a customary at Star Trek traditions around the globe up until the most recent couple of years. She titled her 1998 collection of memoirs The Longest Trek: My Tour of the Galaxy.

"After some time, she got to be energetic about her brief while on Star Trek on the grounds that she created important associations with the fans, Leonard Nimoy and other cast individuals," her child Dweck said in an announcement.

The Star Trek establishment plainly had an extraordinary place in Whitney's heart, however as indicated by her family, she would like to be recognized as a "fruitful survivor of dependence."

"Beauty encountered 35 years of collectedness through consistent association with others and through God and Jesus," her child said in an announcement.

Whitney, a recuperating alcoholic, put in the most recent 35 years of her life helping other people to overcome dependence issues. As indicated by her family, she is credited with having helping a large number of individuals effectively finish 12-stage fixation programs.