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Persis Khambatta

  • Birth 2 Oct 1950 India
  • Death 18 Aug 1998 India
  • Burial Cremated, Ashes scattered
  • Plot Ashes deposited at the Tower of Silence, Bombay, India
  • Memorial ID 6482959

Actress. A veteran of Indian and European films when she burst onto the American screen as the bald and exotic Lieutenant Ilia in Star Trek: The Motion Picture (1979) and it turned out to be her most famous role. Born in Bombay, India, Khambatta started out as a model at age 13. In 1965, she was crowned "Miss India" and afterward launched her film career.

Bio by: Kenneth McNeil


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  • Maintained by: Find A Grave
  • Originally Created by: Kenneth McNeil
  • Added: 6 Jun 2002
  • Find A Grave Memorial 6482959
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Persis Khambatta (2 Oct 1950–18 Aug 1998), Find A Grave Memorial no. 6482959, ; Maintained by Find A Grave Cremated, Ashes scattered.