Nana Visitor

New York, NY, USA – April 18, 2016: Visitor, René Auberjonois, and Terry Farrell attend the Tribeca Tune In: ‘For The Love Of Spock’ during the 2016 Tribeca Film Festival at the SVA Theatre Manhattan, vonora

Birth Name: Nana Tucker

Place of Birth: New York City, New York, U.S.

Date of Birth: July 26, 1957

*father – English, some Irish, German, Scottish, Scots-Irish/Northern Irish, Dutch, French, Swedish, Swiss-German, and Welsh
*mother – Greek

Nana Visitor is an American actress. She is known for her starring role as Kira Nerys on the show Star Trek: Deep Space Nine. She played Jason’s mother in the film Friday the 13th (2009).

Nana is the daughter of Nenette and Robert Tucker. Her father was born in Oregon. Her mother was born in France, to Greek parents. Her parents were involved in the dance industry. She was the niece of actress Cyd Charisse, who was married to her mother’s brother, Nico Charisse.

Nana has a son with her former husband Nick Miscusi; and a son with her former husband, Sudanese-British actor and director Alexander Siddig.

Nana’s paternal grandfather was John Hugh Tucker (the son of James Huff Tucker and Sarilda Jane Boydstun). John was born in Kansas. James was born in Missouri, the son of Robert Tucker and Martha Jane Moses. Sarilda was born in Texas, the daughter of James D. Boydstun and Mary Jane Jones.

Nana’s paternal grandmother was Octavia Kathleen Murphy (the daughter of Archibald Edward Murphy and Alice Jane Streeter). Octavia was born in Nebraska. Archibald was born in County Down, Northern Ireland, to Irish parents, Andrew Murphy and Sarah Colgan. Alice was born in Iowa, the daughter of Otis Streeter and Jane Phoebe Davis.

Nana’s maternal grandfather was named Charles Maximillian Charissi/Charisse.

Nana’s maternal grandmother was named Calliope Svolopoulos (the daughter of Celestine Nikitas). Calliope was born in Athens.

Sources: Nana’s parents on the 1950 U.S. Census –

Obituary of Nana’s mother –

Death record of Nana’s maternal grandmother, Calliope (Svolopoulos) Charissi/Charisse –

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