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Dyanne Thorne (born 14 October 1943; age 75) is an American actress from Greenwich, Connecticut who played the first Iotian girl of the Star Trek: The Original Series episode "A Piece of the Action". She filmed her scene on Monday 6 November 1967 on location at Paramount Pictures' McFadden Street backlot.

Her most famous role is starring as the title character Ilsa, She Wolf of the SS (1975), Ilsa, Harem Keeper of the Oil Sheiks (1976) Ilsa, the Tigress of Siberia (1977) Ilsa, the Wicked Warden (1977), as well as appearing in a string of adult films; Joseph W. Sarno's Sin in the Suburbs (1964, with Richard Tatro) and Lash of Lust (1962), she also appeared in The Erotic Adventures of Pinocchio (1971), Wham Bam Thank You Spaceman (1975, with B-movie star Haji and directed by William A. Levey who also directed / produced The Happy Hooker Goes to Washington (1977, with Georgia Schmidt, Ray Walston, and Janice Karman, voice actress for The Chipmunks' Theodore and Dave Seville/Brittany Miller/Jeanette Miller/Eleanor Miller), Chesty Anderson, USN (1976) and John Holmes' Beyond Fulfillment (1976).

Her film credits also include appearing in the Tony Cutis/Dean Martin comedy Who Was That Lady? (1960, with Emil Sitka, and Psycho star Janet Leigh), Love with the Proper Stranger (1963, with Vic Tayback and Vince Deadrick, Sr.), The President's Analyst (1967, with Sheldon Collins), the horror movie Blood Sabbath (1972, with Sam Gilman) and The Swinging Barmaids (1975, with Andre Tayir and Bruce Watson). She later appeared in Hellhole (1985, with Richard Cox and Ann Chatterton) and Aria (1987, with John Hostetter, Albie Selznick and Gary Kasper). She also played James Belushi's transsexual father in the secret agent science fiction comedy Real Men (1987, with Todd Jeffries and Allan Graf).

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