(written from a Production point of view)
She was born in Mogadishu, Somalia as Iman Mohamed Abdulmajid, her first name meaning "faith" in Arabic. Outside of her acting career, she is a well-known model. From 1992 to 2016, she was married to musician / rock star David Bowie, with whom she has one daughter. She also has another daughter from a previous marriage to former basketball player Spencer Haywood.
She is the last actress to kiss William Shatner in a Star Trek production.