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Cyia Batten (born 26 January 1972; age 52) is an actress and dancer who played Tora Ziyal in the Star Trek: Deep Space Nine fourth season episodes "Indiscretion" and "Return to Grace", Irina in the Star Trek: Voyager seventh season episode "Drive" and Navaar in the Star Trek: Enterprise fourth season episode "Bound".

Batten made her acting debut in Red Shoe Diaries in the episode "Tears" (1995) with Carolyn Seymour. That year also found Batten in W.E.I.R.D. World with Scott Nimerfro, Gina Ravarra and Clayton Rohner. Batten was then in the telefilms Marshall Law (1996, with Geoffrey Blake) and Sins of the Mind (1997, with Louise Fletcher and Robert Pine). In 1998 she was featured in Senseless, with Jenette Goldstein, Richard McGonagle, Greg Grunberg, Alexander Enberg, Manu Intiraymi, Ivar Brogger, Brad Dourif, Jack Shearer, Len Costanza, John Wilkie, Janet Dey, Rubin Knight, Andray Johnson, and Bruce Dobos. Batten's next film was Black & White (1999, with Seymour Cassel, Kamala Lopez-Dawson, and Boris Krutonog).

In the 2000s, Batten appeared in Bubble Boy (2001, with Brian George and John Carroll Lynch), The Sweetest Thing (2002, with Loren Lester), American Crime (2004, with Wade Andrew Williams), The Texas Chainsaw Massacre: The Beginning (2006, with Tim de Zarn and John Larroquette), Charlie Wilson's War (2007, with Ron Fassler, Spencer Garrett, Pasha Lychnikoff, Brian Markinson and J. Patrick McCormack). Batten finished 2007 with the telefilm Suspect with Star Trek: Enterprise actor John Billingsley.

Batten has made guest appearances on CSI: Crime Scene Investigation (2003, with Paul Guilfoyle and Wallace Langham) CSI: NY (2005 with Marco Sanchez, Irene Tsu as well as an uncredited Morgan H. Margolis), and CSI: Miami (2006, with Mark Rolston and Michael Buchman Silver).

Batten is also an original member of the burlesque singing group the Pussycat Dolls.

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