Born in October 2nd, 1948
From Bombay, Maharashtra, India
From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia Persis Khambatta (2 October 1948 – 18 August 1998) 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. The name Persis is Greek meaning Persian woman and can be found in the Bible. Description above from the Wikipedia article Persis Khambatta, licensed under CC-BY-SA, full list of contributors on Wikipedia.