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Nancy Kovack
Nancy Kovack
Roles Sheila Sommers
Clio Vanita
Biographical Information
Birth Name Nancy Diane Kovach
Birthdate March 11, 1935
Birthplace Flint, Michigan, United States

Nancy Kovack portrayed Darrin's ex-girlfriend and Samantha's arch-enemy, Sheila Sommers. She also played Italian vamp, Clio Vanita, one of McMann & Tate's clients.


Nancy Kovack was born as Nancy Diane Kovach on March 11, 1935. A native of Flint, Michigan, She was a student at the University of Michigan at fifteen, a radio deejay at sixteen, a college graduate at nineteen and the holder of eight beauty titles by twenty.

Her professional acting career began on television in New York, first as one of Jackie Gleason's "Glea Girls" and then, more prominently, on The Dave Garroway Show (1953), Today (1952) and Beat the Clock (1950). A stage role opened Hollywood doors for Kovack, who signed with Columbia. She later racked up an impressive list of episodic television credits, and was Emmy-nominated for a 1969 guest shot on Mannix (1967).

She is married to world-renowned maestro conductor Zubin Mehta.

Updated April 23, 2022

Bewitched Credits[]

As Sheila Sommers:

As Clio Vanita:

  • "Cousin Serena Strikes Again (Part 1)"
  • "Cousin Serena Strikes Again (Part 2)"


Nancy Kovack on the Internet Movie Database. Retrieved on November 13, 2019. Revised on April 23, 2022.