Persis Khambatta’s Death – Cause and Date

Born (Birthday) October 2, 1948

Death Date August 18, 1998

Age of Death 49 years

Cause of Death Heart Attack

Profession Movie Actress

The movie actress Persis Khambatta died at the age of 49. Here is all you want to know, and more!

Biography - A Short Wiki

Most famous for playing Lieutenant Ilia in the 1979 Star Trek film, Khambatta is also known for her role in the 1967 Bollywood feature Bambai Raat Ki Bahon Mein.

She died in her late forties of a heart attack and was survived by a brother named Dinish and by her mother, Jeroo.

Persis Khambatta, an actress and former Miss India who appeared in ”Star Trek — The Motion Picture” (1979) and other films, died on Tuesday, August 18, 1998, in a hospital. She was 49. The cause of death was a heart attack, according to newspaper reports.



We are all part of the same energy that envelops.


I mean, every Star Trek episode you saw was just phenomenal.


Every star, whether it’s Harrison Ford or Robert De Niro, is remembered by one film. Persis is a star in the sky – how can a star be forgotten when all you have to do is look up and see her?


If I send out positive messages, it will set a chain of healthy thought processes.


I only went to one Star Trek convention and that was in the late ’80s. I hadn’t gone to a convention before that. It was quite amusing, with the people dressed up and all of that.