Persis Khambatta – Indian Actress Model

Persis Khambatta was an Indian actress and former ‘Revlon‘ model.

She died of a suspected heart attack on the 18th of August 1998.

Most famous for playing the bald ‘Lieutenant llia’, Deltan navigator in the 1979 movie ‘Star Trek: The Motion Picture‘.

She became noticed after posing ‘naturally’ in a soap commercial. This led her to become a model and beauty queen contestant, winning ‘Femina Miss India’ 1965.

Early in her career she was often referred to as “The prettiest Indian girl to be seen in the United States in years”.


Bald Actress and model


¬†October 2, 1948, Bombay, … Full Bio