Ever since Bob Kane and Bill Finger decided that “cat” was the opposute of “bat” back in 1940, a lot of people have played the role of Selina Kyle. My high school crush Adrienne Barbeau even voiced her in a Batman cartoon once, and no fewer than three actresses (Julie Newmar, Lee Meriwether and the lovely Eartha Kitt) starred opposite Adam West’s Batman back in the late 1960s. As for poor Halle Berry, though she looked good without her mask, her solo Catwoman tale belly-flopped like a cartoon snowman, but the proliferation of actresses who have played Selina Kyle does
Press Release Spinning off from the popular “The Misadventures of Adam West” & “The Secret Lives of Julie Newmar” comic book series comes the newest in the series of adventures featuring iconic Eartha Kitt.
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Sad news today, as a friend of the Eartha Kitt family reports that the singer and actress has passed at 81 years of age.Â Most readers of Major Spoilers will remember Kitt as the second Catwoman from the 1967-1968 Batman television show. Kitt, a self-proclaimed “sex kitten” famous for her catlike purr, was one of America’s most versatile performers, winning two Emmys and getting a third nomination. She also was nominated for two Tony Awards and a Grammy. She will be missed. via Variety