About Grace Lee Whitney
It has been reported that the overall amount of the current Grace Lee Whitney net worth reaches 2 million dollars. She was a popular actress and singer, who lived in the period of 1930-2015. Grace Lee Whitney became mostly known for her role of Janice Rand in the original series of “Star Trek”. Also, she appeared in films of Star Trek. Thus, these productions have also added up a lot of revenues to the overall sum of Grace Lee Whitney net worth.
The actress was born in 1930 in Ann Arbor, Michigan. Her birth name is Mary Ann Chase. She was adopted by the Whitney family. When she was 14 years old, she began her career as a singer and appeared on some radio shows. When she was a teenager, Grace Lee Whitney moved to Chicago, Illinois.
In 1966, she got the role of Janice Rand in the Star Trek production. She appeared in eight out of the first 13 episodes of the show. In 1979, she reprised her role in “Star Trek: The Motion Picture”. Then, she appeared in “Star Trek III: The Search for Spock”, “Star Trek IV: The Voyage Home” as well as “Star Trek VI: The Undiscovered Country”.
Thus, these films have added up a lot of revenues to the total size of Grace Lee Whitney net worth, in addition to making her name popular and recognized in the cinema industry.
Talking about her theater appearances, she appeared on Broadway for the first time in the production called “Top Banana”. In the play, she was chosen for the role of Miss Holland. In 1959, the actress appeared in the movie called “Some Like It Hot”, in which she appeared next to Marilyn Monroe. Grace Lee Whitney appeared as an uncredited actress in quite a few films, such as “House of Wax”, “Pocketful of Miracles”, “Top Banana”, “The Naked and the Dead” and some others. In 1962, the actress appeared in “A Public Affair”, in which she was credited as Tracey Phillips. One year later, Grace Lee Whitney got a part in the western called “The Man from Galveston”, where she played the role of Texas Rose. In the same year, she managed to appear in “Irma la Douce”.
In addition to her film work, Grace Lee Whitney has appeared in a lot of TV productions, too, which also increased the total size of Grace Lee Whitney net worth. In 1953, she appeared in her first TV show called “Cowboy G-Men”. Since that time, she has appeared in many more, including “The Real McCoys”, “The Roaring 20s”, “77 Sunset Strip”, “Wagon Train”, “Batman”, “The Islanders”, “Hawaiian Eye”, “Hennesey”, “Gunsmoke”, “The Untouchables”, “Bat Masterson”, “Bewitched” and “The Riffleman”. Thus, her TV work made her even more recognized as an actress.
Moreover, she is known for her career in music. In the 1960s and the 1970s, she wanted to become a singer and belonged to some music groups and orchestras, such as the Keith Williams Orchestra.