Leila/ Lisa Nelson was an airline hostess for TWA, having emigrated from London, England, UK. Started Oriental dancing by accident at 12 Adler Place, San Francisco, 1961 (the dancer Aisha had run off to Reno to marry)... Instant Success - Warner Bros - checked all the dancers on the West Coast and chose her for the yacht scene in Days Of Wine And Roses. She had only been dancing 3 months! From that time Lisa (Leila) was always featured as The Star Of The Show. Returned to England for one year. Appearing at Persian Night Club Omar Khayam. Again Instant Success... Read more... written up in all the English newspapers - 2 appearances on David Frost Show That Was The Week That Was: plus other T.V. and charity shows. United Artists had been filming in Turkey and chose Leila to appear in the James Bond film From Russia With Love... "Green-card" time was up - rushed back to the States, so missed-out on all the publicity - but also avoided admitting being a "Nice English Girl"! Danced as the STAR at all the famous casinos and night clubs of the world - Europe - Far East - Middle East - Singapore - Indonesia - etc. Was guest solo artist with the Lebanese National Ballet in Iran for the Shah's coronation... Starred at Tito's Palma Xmas 1969 and fell in love with Majorca - owned one night club, then two bars there during approx. 30 years. The Alhambra in the Pueblo Espanol - Bar Carrousel and Bar Dallas... Lisa Nelson lives in Cala Mayor, Spain.