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Birth Name:Eartha Mae Keith
Birth Place:North, South Carolina, United States
Profession Singer, actor, dancer
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Cosby: His Life and Times, Mark Whitaker's comprehensive biography of Bill Cosby, hits stores Tuesday. The absorbing read chronicles the comedian's rise from the Philadelphia projects to stand-up king, his groundbreaking role on I Spy — as TV's first black leading man — and TV's most beloved dad on The Cosby Show. But for every high, there were plenty of lows: his near-bankruptcy, his scandalous affairs that resulted in an extortion trial, his estrangement from a daughter and the bizarre murder of his only son.Fall TV: Scoop on must-see new showsHere are 10 things we learned from the book:
Holy DVD, Batman! The original Batman TV series from the 1960s, starring Adam West as the Caped Crusader, is finally going to be available to own.
When Batman's away, Catwoman will play — unless Batgirl has something to say about it. In this week's chapter of Batman '66, the digital comic based on the classic 1960s TV series Batman, Batgirl makes her debut, filling in for the Dynamic Duo, who are out of town on a case.
When Nickelodeon's Emmy-winning The Wonder Pets! series kicks off its third season on May 18, Eartha Kitt will be among the guest stars, voicing a Cool Cat who wants to scat. Kitt's voice work for the animated series marks one of her final performances before succumbing to colon cancer last Christmas Day. Playing Hip Hippo to Kitt's Cool Cat in the season opener is ...
Eartha Kitt, an actress well known for her turn as TV's Catwoman and a singer whose choral calling cards included the sultry and seasonal "Santa Baby," died on Thursday of colon cancer, says a family spokesperson. She was 81. Kitt's career spanned six decades, during which time she won two Emmys (for her voice work in The Emperor's New School, a small-screen adaptation of the animated feature The Emperor's New Groove) and collected several Tony and Grammy nominations. Kitt began her career in 1946 as ...