Nana Visitor

Born Jul 26, 1957

Nana Visitor is an American actress, best known for playing Kira Nerys in the television series Star Trek: Deep Space Nine and Jean Ritter in the television series Wildfire.

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1957 Birth Nana Tucker was born July 26, 1957 in New York City, the daughter of Nenette Charisse, a ballet teacher, and Robert Tucker, a choreographer; she is a niece of actress/dancer Cyd Charisse. … Read More


1976 18 Years Old 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. … Read More
1977 19 Years Old Her film debut (billed by her birth name Nana Tucker) came in the 1977 horror film The Sentinel.


1984 26 Years Old In 1984, she appeared in Season 2, Episode 3 of Hunter.
1985 27 Years Old 1 More Event
In 1985, Visitor made an appearance in the television series MacGyver, in the season one episode "Hellfire" as Laura Farren, and in the season two episode "DOA: MacGyver" as Carol Varnay.
1986 28 Years Old In 1986, she appeared in "Hills of Fire", a fourth season episode of Knight Rider.
1987 29 Years Old In 1987, Visitor appeared as Ellen Dolan in a failed television pilot for Will Eisner's pulp comic creation The Spirit starring Sam J. Jones as the title character and Garry Walberg as her father, Commissioner Dolan.


1988 30 Years Old In 1988, she made a guest appearance on the sitcom Night Court as a mental patient who is obsessed with the movies. … Read More
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In 1989, Visitor appeared as a guest on the fifth episode of the television series Doogie Howser, M.D. as Charmagne, a rock star who has a throat nodule removed at Doogie's hospital, and as Miles Drentell's glamorous girlfriend, in "Success", a 1989 episode of Thirtysomethings second season.
1990 32 Years Old In 1990, Visitor co-starred with Sandra Bullock in the short-lived sitcom Working Girl, which was based on the feature film of the same name.
1993 35 Years Old From 1993–1999, Visitor appeared on Star Trek: Deep Space Nine as Major (and then Colonel) Kira Nerys, a former freedom fighter/terrorist from the planet Bajor, who worked to drive off the alien occupiers, the Cardassians, from her homeworld and then worked as 1st officer with the Starfleet contingent brought in by her government to administer the eponymous space station built by the Cardassians during the occupation. … Read More
1997 39 Years Old Visitor began dating her Star Trek: Deep Space Nine co-star Alexander Siddig, and married him in June 1997. They divorced in April 2001. … Read More


2002 44 Years Old In early 2002, Visitor became engaged to Matthew Rimmer, company manager for the musical Chicago, and they wed in April 2003.
2005 47 Years Old Visitor was then cast as Jean Ritter on the ABC Family series Wildfire, which premiered on June 20, 2005.


2008 50 Years Old In 2008, she appeared as Emily Kowalski, a dying cancer patient in "Faith", an episode of the re-imagined Battlestar Galacticas fourth season.
2009 51 Years Old Visitor had a small role as Pamela Voorhees in the 2009 version of Friday the 13th. … Read More
2011 53 Years Old In 2011, she had a small part in the Hammer Horror film The Resident playing the realtor. … Read More
2012 54 Years Old In 2012, she appeared as Dr. Patty Barker, a canine psychotherapist, in "An Embarrassment of Bitches", a season four episode of ABC's Castle.
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