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Overview (3)

Born in Flint, Michigan, USA
Birth NameNancy Diane Kovach
Height 5' 8½" (1.74 m)

Mini Bio (1)

A native of Flint, Michigan, Nancy Kovack was a student at the University of Michigan at 15, a radio deejay at 16, a college graduate at 19 and the holder of eight beauty titles by 20. Her professional acting career began on television in New York, first as one of Jackie Gleason's "Glea Girls" and then, more prominently, on The Dave Garroway Show (1953), Today (1952) and Beat the Clock (1950). A stage role opened Hollywood doors for Kovack, who signed with Columbia. She later racked up an impressive list of episodic television credits, and was Emmy-nominated for a 1969 guest shot on Mannix (1967). The wife of world-renowned maestro Zubin Mehta of New York Philharmonic fame, Kovack publicly alleges that she was recently bamboozled (to the tune of $150,000) by Susan McDougal, a central figure in the Whitewater scandal.

- IMDb Mini Biography By: Tom Weaver <TomWeavr@aol.com>

Family (2)

Spouse Zubin Mehta (19 July 1969 - present)  (2 children)
Children Mervon Mehta
Zarina Mehta

Trade Mark (2)

Natural brunette hair
Seductive deep voice

Trivia (10)

Interviewed in Tom Weaver's book "Science Fiction Stars and Horror Heroes" (McFarland & Co., 1991).
Her father was an executive with General Motors.
Stepmother of Mervon Mehta and Zarina Mehta.
Sister-in-law of Zarin Mehta.
Has appeared five times on the situation comedy Bewitched (1964), three of her appearances portrayed Darrin Stephens' catty former girlfriend Sheila Summers.
Best remembered by the public for her role in the Star Trek's second season episode Star Trek: A Private Little War (1968), as the sexy native medicine woman Nona.
Attended and graduated from the University of Michigan in Ann Arbor, Michigan (1954).
Currently resides with her husband Zubin Mehta in Los Angeles, California.
Was a blonde in Tarzan and the Valley of Gold (1966), a brunette in Jason and the Argonauts (1963), and a redhead in Frankie and Johnny (1966).
Guest starred in the Perry Mason (1957) episode, "The Case of the Golfer's Gambit" (1966).

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