Nana Visitor Interviewed

By Christian
July 12, 2000 - 11:34 PM

Nanavision, the official web site for Nana Visitor (Kira Nerys), has put up a transcript of a recent interview with the former DS9 actress in the Star Trek Monthly Magazine. In the interview, Visitor reveals that now, a year after the show ended, she now actually feels some relief it didn't go for more seasons:

"I have no idea how hard it was when I was doing it," she reveals. "There were so many things that motivated me forward that I didn't notice it was the hardest work I've ever done. Gruelling in a sense: just the hours, and the amount of time required to be there; the amount of work. And, other than meeting people at conventions, you know, [there was] not much reward in those terms. We were always 'science fiction', you know, and the middle child of Star Trek. So it was an odd place to be."


"I wept the last day, terribly," explains Visitor. "I didn't want to leave, I didn't want it to be over. I would have signed on for more years. So getting some distance, that's why it was surprising to me that [the sheer workload and lack of rewards were] what I realised. Boy, I don't think I could do it again!" she admits. "Thank God for the experience, but I don't think I could do it again."

In the full interview, Visitor also talks about how she liked DS9's resolution, and her own career outside Trek.

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