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Old 05-29-2009, 06:01 PM
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Originally Posted by JSnyder4 View Post
Chapel always was and will be a third tier character at best.
She only gained importance in the series because Roddenberry was sleeping with Majel while cheating on his wife before finally divorcing her after a few years of that. He had already moved on from Nichelle Nichols, but it did get her a placement on the show.

Roddenberry tried to push Majel's studio frowned-upon stardom up a notch by making her more of a focus, and the series suffered for it.

But, it was the bosses' biatch so as an actor you played ball.
I asked in another thread if Gene hit on Gracie Lee Whitney, do you know? Just curious is all.
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