Nana Visitor Biography (1957-)

Original name, Nana Tucker; born July 27, 1957, in New York, NY; daughter ofRobert (a choreographer) and Nenette (a ballet teacher) Tucker; niece of CydCharisse (a dancer and actress); married Nick Miscusi (a dancer and actor), 1989 (divorced, 1994); married Alexander Siddig (an actor), June 14, 1997; children: (first marriage) Buster Alexander; (second marriage) Django El Tahir El Siddig. Addresses: Agent: Peter Strain and Associates, 8428 MelrosePlace, Los Angeles, CA 90069-5308.

Birth Details
July 27, 1957
New York, New York, United States

Famous Works

  • Television Appearances
  • Series
  • Sventlana Petrovsky, Ivan the Terrible, 1976
  • (As Nana Tucker) Nancy Feldman, Ryan's Hope, ABC, 1978-1979
  • Darcy Collins, The Doctors, 1980-1981
  • Second Georgina Whitman, One Life to Live, ABC, 1982
  • Ellen Dolan, The Spirit, 1987
  • Bryn Newhouse, Working Girl, NBC, 1990
  • Major Kira Nerys, Star Trek: Deep Space Nine (also known as DS9), syndicated, 1993-1999
  • Dr. Elizabeth Renfro/Madame X, Dark Angel (also known as JamesCameron's Dark Angel), Fox, 2001
  • Movies
  • Laura, A Father's Homecoming (also known as The Oakmont Stories, Town and Gown, and Oakmont), NBC, 1988
  • Major Kira Nerys, Star Trek: Deep Space Nine--Emissary (also knownas Emissary), syndicated, 1993
  • Specials
  • Patti, Claws, CBS, 1991
  • Pilots
  • Deputy Bonnie, Fraud Squad, ABC, 1985
  • Ellen Dolan, The Spirit, ABC, 1987
  • Billie Muncey, "Meet the Munceys," Disney Sunday Movie, ABC, 1988
  • Jeri Lea, Nikki and Alexander, NBC, 1989
  • Episodic
  • "Educating Rhoda," Night Court, NBC, 1984
  • Amy Laurton, "The Biggest Man in Town," Hunter, NBC, 1984
  • "Sonny's Big Chance," It's a Living, syndicated, 1985
  • Eileen Fitzgerald, "Steele Blushing," Remington Steele, NBC, 1985
  • Laura Farren, "Hellfire," MacGyver, ABC, 1985
  • "Dead Woman's Shoes," The Twilight Zone, 1985
  • Sandra Rusk, "Hills of Fire," Knight Rider, NBC, 1986
  • "Heroes," Hotel, ABC, 1986
  • A businesswoman in the rag trade, "The Spring Line," Downtown, CBS, 1986
  • Margaret, "Love at Second Sight," Highway to Heaven, NBC, 1986
  • Doris, "Happy Birthday," Alfred Hitchcock Presents, 1986
  • "The Legacy," The Colbys, ABC, 1987
  • "Homewrecker," The Colbys, ABC, 1987
  • "Manhunt," The Colbys, ABC, 1987
  • "Laura," Ohara, ABC, 1987
  • Carol Varnay, "D.O.A. MacGyver," MacGyver, ABC, 1987
  • Natalie Sandoval, "Blues for Danny Welles," Hooperman, ABC, 1987
  • Vanessa Douglas, "The Best Friend," Matlock, NBC, 1987
  • Felicia McMasters, "Do You Take This Spy?," Scarecrow and Mrs. King, 1987
  • E. J. Donovan, "Lady Be Good," Jake and the Fat Man, CBS, 1988
  • Edie Sommers, "Fate," In the Heat of the Night, NBC, 1988
  • Valerie Sanders, "Educating Rhonda," Night Court, NBC, 1988
  • Betsy Major, "The Sperminator," L.A. Law, NBC, 1988
  • Cindy, Miles' fiance, "Success," thirtysomething, ABC, 1989
  • Erin Whitley, "The Other Woman," Matlock, NBC, 1989
  • Marcia McPhee, "See You in Court, Baby," Murder, She Wrote, CBS, 1990
  • Helen Sellwood, "Love Walked Right in and Swept Mr. Drexell Away," Drexell's Class, Fox, 1991
  • Dr. Dawn Phleps, "Honey, I Shrunk Laverne," Empty Nest, NBC, 1990
  • Robin Taylor, "Out of Africa," Baby Talk, 1991
  • Patient, Doogie Howser, M.D., ABC, 1992
  • Clara Farmington, "The Divorce," Matlock, ABC, 1993
  • (Uncredited) Iliana Ghemor, "Second Skin," Star Trek: Deep Space Nine, syndicated, 1994
  • (Uncredited) Obsidian Order attache, "Defiant," Star Trek: Deep SpaceNine, syndicated, 1994
  • Patricia Jackson, "Who Killed the Tennis Ace?," Burke's Law, CBS,1995
  • "The Old Flame," Hiller and Diller, ABC, 1997
  • Kay C. Hunter, "Far beyond the Stars," Star Trek: Deep Space Nine,syndicated, 1998
  • Cecelia Fairman, "In Our Own Image," The Outer Limits, Showtime and syndicated, 1998
  • Film Appearances
  • (As Nana Tucker) Girl at the end, The Sentinel, Universal, 1977
  • Stage Appearances
  • Stella Goodman, The Gentle People, Broadway production, 1980
  • Title role, Gypsy, Broadway production, c. 1981
  • Flounder, My One and Only, St. James Theatre, New York City, 1983
  • Peggy, 42nd Street, Los Angeles, 1984
  • Lorna Moon, Golden Boy, Long Wharf Theatre, New Haven, CT, 2000
  • Roxie Hart, Chicago the Musical, Sam S. Schubert Theatre, New YorkCity, 2000-?
  • Also appeared in Ladies Room, Los Angeles, c. late 1980s.
  • Major Tours
  • Roxie Hart, Chicago, U.S. cities, 1999-2000 and Las Vegas company
  • Video Games
  • Kira Nerys, Star Trek: Deep Space Nine-The Fallen, 1999

Further Reference


    • People Weekly, August 16, 1993, p. 57; July 15, 1996, pp. 151-52

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