15 Things You Didn’t Know About Star Trek Infographic tells us things like the original captain of the Enterprise was going to be female and that a William Shatner sold his kidney stone for a HUGE amount of money.
Lt Ilia - Persis Khambatta - Star Trek The Motion Picture 1979 .
Lieutenant Janice Rand (character named after Ayn Rand, the philosopher) played by actress, Grace Lee Whitney. She appeared on TOS of STAR TREK and in TMP, ST III, ST IV, and in ST VI as Communications Officer and Third in Command under Captain Sulu of The EXCELSIOR. After the death of Commander Beltran, she became the ship's First Officer.