Eartha Kitt Dies at Age 81

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Singer and actress Eartha Kitt has died, according to her publicist Patty Freedman, and reported by CNN just hours ago. Eartha Kitt was 81 and her daughter Kitt Shapiro, was by her side until the end. Eartha was suffering from colon cancer and passed away in a New York Hospital.

Eartha Kitt is best known for her Holiday Classic “Santa Baby” and for her being the first African-American woman to play Catwoman.

Check out this clip from the 1960’s Batman which features Eartha Kitt as Catwoman.

1 Comment
  • coffee buzz
    January 4, 2009

    Eartha Kitt was and continues to be a legend… and it was so funny to find out that she starred in The Emperor's New Groove

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