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Grace Lee Whitney

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Actress

The Resume

    (April 1, 1930-May 1, 2015)
    Acted in 'Irma La Douce,' 'Some Like It Hot' and 'Star Trek The Motion Picture'
    T.V. appearances on 'Batman' and 'Star Trek'
    Best known as Yeoman Janice Rand from the original Star Trek

Why she might be annoying:

    She was a smoker.
    She was divorced.
    She abused drugs and alcohol to the point where it ruined her career.
    She was reduced to abject poverty and had to turn to prostitution to get by.

Why she might not be annoying:

    She sought help for her addictions and was able to turn her life around.
    She was drug and alcohol free for many years.
    She used her experiences to help others who were trying to overcome their addictions.
    She volunteered with Project New Start, a non profit group which helped women coming out of prison become reoriented into society.
    She was honest and open about her life without getting preachy.
    She was approachable and often spent a great deal of her time at sci fi conventions interacting with the fans.
    Leonard Nimoy nicknamed her 'Amazing Grace'
    Svetlana, the Chicken of the Sea Mermaid, is based on a drawing modeled by her.
    Credit: Jim Kevins
    See related: Star Trek, Gene Roddenberry, William Shatner, Leonard Nimoy, Deforest Kelley, James Doohan, Nichele Nichols, George Takei, Walter Koenig and Majel Barrett-Roddenbery

Featured in the following Annoying Collections:

Year In Review:

    For 2021, as of last week, Out of 10 Votes: 50.0% Annoying
    In 2021, Out of 21 Votes: 47.62% Annoying
    In 2020, Out of 5 Votes: 40.0% Annoying
    In 2019, Out of 10 Votes: 50.0% Annoying
    In 2018, Out of 31 Votes: 48.39% Annoying
    In 2017, Out of 42 Votes: 73.81% Annoying
    In 2016, Out of 9 Votes: 55.56% Annoying
    In 2015, Out of 403 Votes: 59.06% Annoying
    In 2014, Out of 14 Votes: 50.0% Annoying
    In 2013, Out of 106 Votes: 57.55% Annoying
    In 2012, Out of 124 Votes: 52.42% Annoying
    In 2011, Out of 48 Votes: 47.92% Annoying
    In 2010, Out of 120 Votes: 56.67% Annoying
    In 2009, Out of 97 Votes: 37.11% Annoying
    In 2008, Out of 53 Votes: 43.40% Annoying
    In 2007, Out of 123 Votes: 44.72% Annoying
    In 2006, Out of 185 Votes: 45.41% Annoying
    In 2005, Out of 324 Votes: 42.90% Annoying
    In 2004, Out of 499 Votes: 52.71% Annoying
    In 2003, Out of 707 Votes: 46.82% Annoying
    In 2002, Out of 3710 Votes: 46.01% Annoying
    In 2001, Out of 142 Votes: 37.32% Annoying