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Nana Visitor

Nana Visitor at STICCon XVIII, 2004
Born Nana Tucker
July 26, 1957 (1957-07-26) (age 50)
New York City, New York, U.S.
Spouse(s) Nick Miscusi (?–1994)
Alexander Siddig (1997–2001)
Matthew Rimmer (2003–present)

Nana Visitor (born July 26, 1957) is an American actress, famous for playing Major (later Colonel) Kira Nerys in the television series Star Trek: Deep Space Nine (DS9) from 1993 to 1999. Image File history File links Question_book-3. ... Image File history File links Metadata Size of this preview: 800 × 600 pixelsFull resolution (1600 × 1200 pixel, file size: 1 MB, MIME type: image/jpeg) The content of this image was reviewed by Rosenzweig and afterwards uploaded by FlickrLickr. ... is the 207th day of the year (208th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Year 1957 (MCMLVII) was a common year starting on Tuesday (link displays the 1957 Gregorian calendar). ... New York, New York and NYC redirect here. ... This article is about the state. ... For other uses of terms redirecting here, see US (disambiguation), USA (disambiguation), and United States (disambiguation) Motto In God We Trust(since 1956) (From Many, One; Latin, traditional) Anthem The Star-Spangled Banner Capital Washington, D.C. Largest city New York City National language English (de facto)1 Demonym American... Siddig El Tahir El Fadil El Siddig El Abderahman El Mohammed Ahmed El Abdel Karim El Mahdi (Arabic: صدّيق الطاهر الفاضل الصدّيق عبدالرحمن محمد أحمد عبدالكريم المهدي; born 21 November 1965) is an English actor, also known as Siddig El Fadil and Alexander Siddig. ... is the 207th day of the year (208th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Year 1957 (MCMLVII) was a common year starting on Tuesday (link displays the 1957 Gregorian calendar). ... Actors in period costume sharing a joke whilst waiting between takes during location filming. ... Kira Nerys, played by Nana Visitor, is a main character in Star Trek: Deep Space Nine. ... Space station Star Trek: Deep Space Nine (ST:DS9 or STDS9 or DS9 for short) is a science fiction television series produced by Paramount and set in the Star Trek universe. ...


Biography

Nana Visitor was born in New York City as Nana Tucker, and began her acting career in the 1970s on the Broadway stage in such productions as The One and Only. Her film debut (billed as Nana Tucker) came in the 1977 film, The Sentinel. On television, Visitor co-starred in the short-lived 1976 sitcom, Ivan the Terrible and from 1978 to 1982 had short-lived regular roles on three soap operas: Ryan's Hope, The Doctors, and One Life to Live. In 1988 Nana made a guest appearance on the TV series Night Court as a lost mental patient. Prior to obtaining the role of Kira on DS9, Visitor co-starred in a short-lived sitcom based upon the film Working Girl and co-starred in a failed television pilot for a series based upon the comic strip character, The Spirit. After DS9 ended, she had a recurring role as a villain on the series Dark Angel and starred as Roxie Hart in the touring company of the musical Chicago to exceptionally favorable reviews. Visitor was then cast as Jean Ritter on the ABC Family series Wildfire which premiered on June 20, 2005. New York, New York and NYC redirect here. ... For other uses of Broadway, see Broadway. ... The Sentinel is a 1977 horror film based on a novel by Jeffrey Konvitz. ... Ivan the Terrible was an American sitcom that aired on CBS for five episodes during 1976. ... Ryans Hope was a soap opera which aired for fourteen years on ABC, from July 7, 1975 to January 13, 1989. ... For the BBC television series produced 1969-71, see The Doctors (BBC TV series). ... One Life to Live (OLTL) is an American soap opera which has been broadcast on the ABC television network since July 15, 1968. ... Night Court was an American television situation comedy that aired on NBC from January 1984 until May 1992. ... Working Girl is an Academy Award nominee for Best Picture and an Academy Award winner for Best Song (Let the River Run by Carly Simon), which tells the story of a Staten Island-raised secretary, Tess McGill, working in the mergers and acquisitions department of a Wall Street investment bank. ... A television pilot is a test episode of an intended television series. ... This article is about the comic strip, the sequential art form as published in newspapers and on the Internet. ... For the religious or spiritual meaning of The Spirit, see Spirit. ... Dark Angel is an American cyberpunk science fiction television program, created by James Cameron and Charles H. Eglee, which ran from 2000 to 2002 on the FOX network. ... Chicago is a Kander and Ebb musical set in prohibition era Chicago. ... ABC Family is an American cable television network currently owned by Disney-ABC Television Group, a division of The Walt Disney Company. ... Wildfire is a 60-minute drama that airs Monday nights (8pm) on ABC Family. ... is the 171st day of the year (172nd in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Year 2005 (MMV) was a common year starting on Saturday (link displays full calendar) of the Gregorian calendar. ...


Nana Visitor is the narrator for the audio version of the novel "Mother of Pearl" by Melinda Haynes.


The asteroid 26733 Nanavisitor, discovered in 2001, was named in her honor by its discoverer Bill Yeung (who has discovered hundreds of asteroids). 26733 Nanavisitor is an asteroid discovered on April 22, 2001 by Canadian astronomer William Kwong Yu Yeung. ... William Kwong Yu Yeung or Bill Yeung is a Canadian astronomer with telescopes based in the United States. ...


On talking with the fans, Nana says, "I don't get what my signature is supposed to mean if we haven't had some kind of exchange".


She is claustrophobic. During the filming of the DS9 episode "Second Skin," Nana struggled terribly with the rubber make-up her character, Kira Nerys, had to wear. Second Skin is a third-season Star Trek: Deep Space Nine episode. ...


In 1993, Nana recorded an audio adaptation of the Deep Space Nine novel, Emissary.


In 1995, Nana won the Universe Reader's Choice Award for Best Supporting Actress in a Genre TV Series for: Star Trek: Deep Space Nine.


Nana Visitor has been cast as Pamela Voorhees in the 2009 Friday the 13th re-boot. Pamela Sue Voorhees is a fictional character in the Friday the 13th films. ... 2009 (MMIX) will be a common year starting on Thursday of the Gregorian calendar. ... Friday the 13th is a 1980 slasher film directed by Sean S. Cunningham and written by Victor Miller, admittedly made to cash in on the success of Halloween, the films theme was to take mom and apple pie and turn it on its head. ... On October 5, 2004, Paramount released the first, and to-date only, box set of the Friday the 13th film series, which includes new interviews with the cast and crew, as well as four new commentaries. ...


Personal

Visitor was married to Nick Miscusi before she was cast on DS9, but the two divorced in 1994 shortly after the series began. The two had a son named Buster.


Visitor married fellow Star Trek actor Alexander Siddig (formerly Siddig el-Fadil) in 1997. They had a son in 1996, named Django El Tahir El Siddig, and her pregnancy was incorporated into a DS9 storyline. Visitor and Siddig divorced in 2001. Siddig El Tahir El Fadil El Siddig El Abderahman El Mohammed Ahmed El Abdel Karim El Mahdi (Arabic: صدّيق الطاهر الفاضل الصدّيق عبدالرحمن محمد أحمد عبدالكريم المهدي; born 21 November 1965) is an English actor, also known as Siddig El Fadil and Alexander Siddig. ...


Visitor married Matthew Rimmer on 2 April 2003. is the 92nd day of the year (93rd in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Year 2003 (MMIII) was a common year starting on Wednesday of the Gregorian calendar. ...


Visitor is the niece of American actress and dancer Cyd Charisse.[citation needed] Cyd Charisse Cyd Charisse is an American dancer and actress. ...


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