Nai Bonet was a stunningly gorgeous and voluptuous brunette actress,singer, and belly dancer who appeared in a handful of pictures andtelevision programs made throughout the 1960's and 1970's. She was bornon January 6, 1939 to a Vietnamese mother and a French father inSaigon, Vietnam. Nai began her career as a professional entertainer atage thirteen by headlining as a belly dancer in a show at the FlamingoHotel in Las Vegas, Nevada. Not surprisingly, the statuesque Bonetportrayed alluring and enticing exotic dancers in the screwy comedy"John Goldfarb, Please Come Home," "The Sheik" episode of "The BeverlyHillbillies," the wacky James Bond spoof "The Spy with the Cold Nose,"and the uproariously raunchy tongue-in-cheek fantasy soft-core romp"Fairy Tales.
" Her other roles include the proverbial hooker with aheart of gold in the trashy crime saga "Hoodlums" and Dracula's sexyrebellious granddaughter in the amusingly goofy late 1970's discovampire comedy hoot "Nocturna," both of which Bonet conceived thestories for in addition to serving as executive producer and star. Moreover, Nai recorded the hilarious novelty song "Jelly Belly" forKarate Records, graced the covers of the albums "Turkish Delight" and"Belly Dancer Favorites" by Gus Vali & His Orchestra, and posed for apictorial in the April, 1979 issue of the men's magazine "Gallery. " Onstage, Bonet was featured in productions of "Aida," a variation of"Salome" called "Dance of the Seven Veils," "The Rubaiyat of SophieKlein," and "Lysistrata. " After the failure of "Hoodlums," Bonetretired from movies and today she still resides in Manhattan. .
|1||The Beverly Hillbillies||1962||as Second Harem Girl|
|2||Boeing, Boeing||1965||as Air India Stewardess|
|3||Devils Angels||1967||as Tanya|
|4||Diary of a Bachelor||1964||as Bachelorette|
|5||Fairy Tales||1978||as Sheherazade|
|7||John Goldfarb, Please Come Home!||1965||as Specialty Dancer|
|9||Soul Hustler||1973||as Helena|
|10||The Greatest||1977||as Suzie Gomez|
|11||The Soul of Nigger Charley||1973||as Anita|
|12||The Spy with a Cold Nose||1966||as Belly Dancer|
|13||Girl Talk||1967||as Herself|
|14||The Donald OConnor Show||1968||as Herself|
|15||The Tonight Show Starring Johnny Carson||1962||as Herself|