Thomas Nichols

 

 

Age: 58

 

Summary: longtime member of the infamous UFO religious cult group Heaven's Gate who was the younger brother of actress Nichelle Nichols, best known for her role as communications officer Lt. Uhura in the original Star Trek television series.

 

 

Cause of Death: Suicide by massive drug and alcohol overdose

 

Born: June 16, 1938

 

Died: March 24, 1997

 

Location: Rancho Santa Fe, California