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Eartha Kitt

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Birthday
17, 1927
Birthplace
North, SC
Death Date
Dec 25, 2008 (81)
Birth Sign
Capricorn
Birthday
17, 1927
Birthplace
North, SC
Death Date
Dec 25, 2008 (81)

About

Singer, actress, and cabaret star who recorded hits like "C'est Si Bon" and "Santa Baby." She won three Emmy Awards, including a posthumous one for The Wonder Pets.

Before Fame

She was shunned by her mother's boyfriend because of her pale complexion. She was with the Katherine Dunham Company for five years.

Trivia

She replaced Julie Newmar as Catwoman on television.

Family Life

She married William O. McDonald on June 6, 1960 and they divorced on March 26, 1964.

Associated With

Orson Welles admired Kitt's artistic achievements and style.