Nejla Ates

Nejla Ates
1933 - 1995
Nejla Ates  Turkish Dancer

Nejla Ates dating history


Nejla Ates was previously married to Özer Baysaling and Francis Semone (1963 - 1964).

Nejla Ates was engaged to Jimmy Dell (1955 - 1956).

Nejla Ates was in relationships with Bobby Colt (1959 - 1962), Ted Jordan (1959), Curtis Nolen (1957 - 1958), Don 'Red' Barry (1956), Gary Crosby (1955 - 1956), George Sanders (1954) and Steve Cochran (1953).

Nejla Ates had an encounter with Prince Aly Khan (1954).


Turkish Dancer Nejla Ates was born Necla Batir on 7th March, 1933 in Köstence, Romania and passed away on 19th Sep 1995 Istanbul, Turkey aged 62. She is most remembered for Belly Dancing expert. Her zodiac sign is Pisces.

Nejla Ates is a member of the following lists: 1995 deaths, 2005 deaths and 1932 births.


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Relationship Statistics

Married2 32 years, 6 months 17 years, 4 months 2 years, 2 months
Engaged1 1 year, 4 months - -
Dating7 2 years, 4 months 7 months, 16 days 27 days
Encounter1 1 month - -
Total11 32 years, 6 months 3 years, 8 months 27 days


First Name Nejla
Last Name Ates
Maiden Name Batir
Full Name at Birth Necla Batir
Alternative Name The Exquisite Turkish Delight, Nejla Ateş
Age 62 (age at death) years
Birthday 7th March, 1933
Birthplace Köstence, Romania
Died 19th September, 1995
Place of Death Istanbul, Turkey
Height 5' 3½" (161 cm)
Build Slim
Eye Color Black
Hair Color Black
Zodiac Sign Pisces
Sexuality Straight
Ethnicity Middle Eastern
Nationality Turkish
Occupation Text Dancer, actress
Occupation Dancer
Claim to Fame Belly Dancing expert
Year(s) Active 1952–1966

Nejla Ateş (March 7, 1932 - died in Istanbul on September 19, 1995) was a Turkish belly dancer and actress, born in Constanța, Romania. Born as Naciye Batır, she achieved fame under the stage name Nejla Ateş in Turkey and as Nejla Ates in the United States. She was also known as Turkish Delight. Notably, she appeared in the films King Richard and the Crusaders and Son of Sinbad and Fanny, a Broadway musical.

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Nejla Ates62 PiscesDancer
Özer Baysaling-
Francis Semone-
Bobby Colt-
Ted Jordan80 GeminiActor
Curtis Nolen-
Don 'Red' Barry68 CapricornActor
Gary Crosby62 CancerActor
Jimmy Dell83 LeoPilot
Prince Aly Khan48 GeminiRoyalty
George Sanders65 CancerActor
Steve Cochran48 GeminiActor
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Son of Sinbad1955Dancer in marketMovie
King Richard and the Crusaders1954Moorish Dancing GirlMovie
Producers' Showcase1954TV Show
Kerim 'in çilesi1947Movie


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johnMay 15, 2009

i think she appeared in sign of the pagan the movie though i have not an entry on the cast list. i am aware that she was credited for a stage performance of sign......

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