Who is Nana Visitor?
Born Nana Tucker on the 26th of July 1957, as Nana Visitor she is an American actress who became famous for her role as Kira Nerys in the television show “Star Trek: Deep Space Nine,” and then for playing Jean Ritter in the series “Wildfire.”
Nana Visitor’s Early Life
Visitor was born in New York City into a family of performers, with her mother Nenette Charisse a ballet teacher, and her father Robert Tucker, a choreographer. She is also the neice of Cyd Charisse, an actress and a dancer. No other information is available regarding Visitor’s childhood and early education.
Nana Visitor’s Career
Visitor’s career started in the ‘70s, acting in the Broadway production of “My One and Only.” She later on debuted on film in the 1977 horror flick “The Sentinel,” and later on television, appearing in various soap operas including “The Doctors”, “Ryan’s Hope”, and “One Life to Live.” Her early years as an actress helped establish her career and also her net worth. In the ‘80s, Visitor decided to adapt her new stage name “Nana Visitor” and continued appearing in more television series, including “Hunter”, “MacGuyver”, “Knight Rider”, and “Highway to Heaven.”
After years of support roles, Visitor’s breakthrough finally came in 1993 when she became part of the series “Star Trek: Deep Space Nine,” playing the role of Major Kira Nerys from the planet Bajor, who became one of the lead characters in the show, and subsequently becoming a colonel and leading the fight against the Cardassians, staying in the show until 1999. The success of the series not only helped her career but also increased her wealth tremendously.
Nana Visitor after “Star Trek: Deep Space Nine”
Visitor decided to take a break from television and movies in 2001, and joined the cast of the Broadway production of “Chicago” playing the role of Roxie hart. Not long after, she once again bagged a memorable role when she became part of the series “Wildfire,” as Jean Ritter, one of the main characters, which lasted for three years, and furhter helped her career as well as her net worth.
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— Nana Visitor (@NanaVisitor) October 5, 2017
After “Wildfire”, Visitor became a voice actor too, lending her talent in “Family Guy” in which she played multiple roles from 2009 until 2014. After her successful appearance in many television shows, Visitor also appeared in movies, being involved in “Friday the 13th”, “The Resident”, and “Ted 2.” Today, Visitor is still active in acting, recently appearing in “Dynasty.”
Nana Visitor’s Body Measurement
In terms of her body measurement, Visitor is 5ft 8ins (1.73m) tall, and apparently weighs 127 lbs (58 kg.). She also has brown eyes.
Nana Visitor’s Net Worth
As of late 2018 and based on authoritative sources, Visitor’s net worth is reported to be over $4 million, acquire from her long years in the television and film industry.
Nana Visitor’s Personal Life
In terms of her personal life, Visitor has had a colourful one having married three times, firstly to Nick Miscusi in 1989 with whom she had a child together named Buster Miscusi, but they went their separate ways after five years of marriage.
In 1997 Visitor married her co-star Alexander Siddig, which resulted in a child named Django El Tahir El Siddig, but their marriage ended in divorce in 2001. In 2002, Visitor had a whirlwind romance with Matthey Rimmer – they became engaged within a year, and married in April 2003, and have been together ever since.