Eartha Kitt

Name in Native Language: "Eartha Mae Kitt" (English/EN)
Actress / Musician / Voice Actress / Comedian | * 01/17/1927 († 81, 12/25/2008) | South Carolina (United States of America (USA))
Eartha Mae Kitt (born Keith; January 17, 1927 – December 25, 2008) was an American singer and actress known for her highly distinctive singing style and her 1953 recordings of "C'est si bon" and the Christmas novelty song "Santa Baby". Kitt began her career in 1942 and appeared in the 1945 original Broadway theatre production of the musical Carib Song. In the early 1950s, she had six US Top 30 entries, including "Uska Dara" (1953) and "I Want to Be Evil" (1953). Her other recordings include the UK Top 10 song "Under the Bridges of Paris" (1954), "Just an Old Fashioned Girl" (1956) and "Where Is My Man" (1983). Orson Welles once called her the "most exciting woman in the world". She starred as Catwoman in the third and final season of the television series Batman in 1967. In 1968, her career in the U.S. deteriorated after she made anti-Vietnam War statements at a White House luncheon. Ten years later, Kitt made a successful return to Broadway in the 1978 original production of the musical Timbuktu!, for which she received the first of her two Tony Award nominations. Her second was for the 2000 original production of the musical The Wild Party. Kitt wrote three autobiographies. Kitt found a new generation ... ()
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Most frequent genres for this person: Comedies | Drama | Documentaries

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Awards & Nominations for Eartha Kitt

Annie Awards Star On Hollywood Walk of Fame Tony Award for Best Actress in a Musical
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Movies with Eartha Kitt as Actress(50)

as Self (archive footage)2022 Catwoman vs. the White House
as Self (archive footage)2019 The Apollo
as Mona2007 And Then Came Love
as Yzma (voice)2005 Kronk's New Groove
as Host and narrator2005 The Many Faces of Catwoman
as Madame Zeroni2003 Holes
as herself2002 The Sweatbox
as Self (archive footage)2002 It's Black Entertainment
as Emerald (voice)2001 Santa, Baby!
as Lola Dede2001 Feast of All Saints
as Yzma (voice)2000 The Emperor's New Groove
as Bagheera (voice)1998 The Jungle Book: Mowgli's Story
as The Wood (voice)1997 Ill Gotten Gains
as Agatha K. Plummer1996 Harriet the Spy
as herself1995 James Dean and Me
as herself1995 Unzipped
as Trial Judge1993 Fatal Instinct
as Herself (Archival)1992 Rhythm Divine - History of Disco Music
as Lady Eloise1992 Boomerang
as Francis "Old Lady" Hackmore1991 Ernest Scared Stupid
as Mrs. Swartz1990 Living Doll
as Freya1989 Erik the Viking
as Naomi1987 Dragonard
as Betty / The Meteor (voice)1987 The Pink Chiquitas
as Snake Priestess1985 The Serpent Warriors
as Lola1979 Tropic of Desire
as Paula1978 To Kill a Cop
as Madame Rena1975 Friday Foster
as Scheherazade1972 Up the Chastity Belt
as Betty Coleman1965 Synanon
as Singer (uncredited)1965 Uncle Tom's Cabin
as Anna Lucasta1958 Anna Lucasta
as The Queen1958 Heart of Darkness
as Gogo Germaine1958 St. Louis Blues
as herself1954 New Faces
as Self - Cabaret Singer1951 Paris Is Always Paris
as Katherine Dunham Group Dancer1948 Casbah

TV Shows/Series with Eartha Kitt as Actress(34)

as Yzma (voice)2006 The Emperor's New School
as Fortune Teller (voice)2005 American Dad!
as herself1999 Where Are They Now?
as Lioness #1 (voice)1998 The Wild Thornberrys
as Mrs. Stubbs1994 New York Undercover
as Self - Guest1993 Late Night with Conan O'Brien
as Priestess Chata1984 Miami Vice
as herself1983 Bei Bio
as herself1982 Champs-Elysées
as herself1981 Bananas
as herself1974 Der große Preis
as Carrie Blaine1972 The Protectors
as herself1970 Münchner Bilderbogen
as Self - Guest1968 The Dick Cavett Show
as The Catwoman1966 Batman
as herself1966 Hollywood Squares
as Angel1965 I Spy
as herself1964 Vergißmeinnicht
as Honoria De Witt1963 Burke's Law
as herself1962 The Merv Griffin Show
1952 Omnibus
as Self - Mystery Guest1950 What's My Line?
as herself1948 The Ed Sullivan Show
as Self - Singer1948 The Ed Sullivan Show

Full Name: Eartha Mae Keith
Born: Monday, 01/17 1927 (January) in South Carolina (United States of America (USA))
Died: Thursday, 12/25 2008 (December) in Weston (aged: 81)
Zodiac sign: Capricorn (Chinese zodiac sign: Rabbit)
Languages: English (EN, native language), French (FR)
Educated at: High School of Performing Arts, Lycée Français de Los Angeles
Member of: Katherine Dunham Company
Record Label: RCA Records
Spouses (current/former): John W. McDonald
Other names for Eartha Kitt (nicknames, foreign languages etc.):
"Eartha Mae Keith"
Eartha Kitt frequently works together with these people:
Tress MacNeille (36x, Actress)
Mike Barker (34x, Actor)
Paget Brewster (23x, Actress)
Pamela Hayden (23x, Actress)
Fred Tatasciore (17x, Actor)
Maggie Roswell (17x, Actress)
Jill Talley (16x, Actress)
John DiMaggio (15x, Actor)
Mike Henry (15x, Actor)
Mark Dindal (6x, Crew)
WatchPlayStream ID: PEOPLE:32970, Added: 05/13/2018, Last updated: 02/13/2024