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Nancy Harewood (born 11 January 1950; age 72) (also known as Ann McCurry) is the actress who played Lieutenant jg Nara in the Star Trek: The Next Generation seventh season episode "Eye of the Beholder".
Harewood was born as Nancy Denninghoff in Wichita, Kansas, USA and grew up in New Orleans, Louisiana. She is married to actor Dorian Harewood and they have two children. In 1980 she had a recurring role as Roberta in the science fiction television series Beyond Westworld.
Harewood appeared in the television series Roots: The Next Generations (1979, with Earl Billings and Patricia Smith), Charlie's Angels (1980, with Katherine Moffat and Charles Picerni), Strike Force (1982, with Leslie Hoffman), Matt Houston (1984, directed by Cliff Bole), T.J. Hooker (1985, with William Shatner, James Darren, Morgan Woodward, and Tina Lifford), Remington Steele (1985, with William Frankfather and Mary McCusker), The Hoop Life (1999, alongside her husband and Cirroc Lofton) and Twice in a Lifetime (2000, starring Paul Popowich).
Among her feature film performances are the comedy Plaza Suite (1971, with Louise Sorel), the thriller Twisted Love (1995, with Clint Howard), the television drama The Last Debate (2000, with Donna Murphy, Marco Sanchez, and Bruce Gray), and the television documentary My Life as a Movie (2003). More recently, she appeared in the short drama Treble Reel (2012).