Grace Lee Whitney

American actress and entertainer

Grace Lee Whitney (born Mary Ann Chase; April 1, 1930 - May 1, 2015) was an American actress and entertainer. She was best known as Janice Rand on the Star Trek television series.[2]

Grace Lee Whitney
Grace lee whitney 1980.jpg
Grace Lee Whitney at a Star Trek convention (circa 1980)
Mary Ann Chase

(1930-04-01)April 1, 1930
DiedMay 1, 2015(2015-05-01) (aged 85)[1]
OccupationActress, Singer
Years active1947–2007
Spouse(s)Jack Dale (1965–1991)

Whitney died at her home in Coarsegold, California on May 1, 2015 from natural causes, aged 85.[1]


  1. 1.0 1.1 "Breaking News - Grace Lee Whitney, Janice Rand of "Star Trek" dies at 85". Fresno, California: KSEE. May 3, 2015. Retrieved May 3, 2015.
  2. Whitney, Grace Lee and Denney, Jim (July 1, 1998). The Longest Trek: My Tour of the Galaxy (1 ed.). Linden Publishing. pp. 35–36. ISBN 1884956033.CS1 maint: multiple names: authors list (link)

Other websitesEdit

  Media related to Grace Lee Whitney at Wikimedia Commons