Persis Khambatta

Indian Actor
Born Oct 2, 1948

Persis Khambatta was an Indian model, actress and author. She was best known for her role as Lieutenant Ilia in the 1979 feature film Star Trek: The Motion Picture.

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1948 Birth Born on October 2, 1948.


1965 16 Years Old 1 More Event
She entered and won the Femina Miss India contest in 1965. … Read More


1975 26 Years Old She had small roles in 1975's Conduct Unbecoming and The Wilby Conspiracy. … Read More


1980 31 Years Old Khambatta was seriously injured in a car crash in Germany in 1980, which left a huge scar on her head.
1981 32 Years Old She married Hollywood stunt man Cliff Taylor only weeks after meeting him in June 1981. … Read More
1983 34 Years Old In 1983, she underwent coronary bypass surgery.
1985 36 Years Old She returned to Bombay in 1985, and appeared in the Hindi television series Shingora opposite Aditya Pancholi and Marc Zuber. … Read More
1986 37 Years Old In 1986, she married Naren Parekh, owner of a private detective agency in Toronto. … Read More


1998 50 Years Old She died of a heart attack on 18 August 1998 at the age of 49. … Read More
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