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Eartha Kitt

Born: 1927-01-17 - Died: 2008-12-25
Cause of Death:
Colon Cancer


Death Summary: Eartha Kitt died on Christmas Day, in Weston Connecticut at the age of 81 from colon cancer.

Who was Eartha Kitt : Kitt was an actress, singer and cabaret star. She is probably best known for her 1953 Christmas song “Santa Baby”.

In the 1960s she replaced Julie Newmar in the role of Catwoman for the third and final season of the Batman TV series.
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36 Signatures in Eartha Kitt's guestbook

  1. George & Alfreda Rice Says:

    So long Ms Kitt-y Cat. The world has suffered a great loss.

  2. Bells Says:

    :( bye

  3. Selena Coram Says:

    I WOULD JUST LIKE TO SAY GOOD BYE TO AN ICON. YOU HAVE CHANGED THE LIVES OF SO MANY PEOPLE. I WOULD LIKE TO THANK YOU FOR ALL YOUR WORK. YOU WILL BE MISSED DEARLY!!!

  4. Mary Says:

    Santa now has his christmas baby elf back, we will miss you very much.

  5. anthony armstead Says:

    tony

  6. anthony armstead Says:

    love u miss u

  7. sherise Says:

    She was a beutiful and classy lady. She is an example that black women of our generation should be. She came from the deep south and became an international star. My prayers go out to her family

  8. bryon sommers NYC Says:

    I was lucky to have worked with Eartha as her pianist in 1985. She was quite the character but always a very caring person who stood up for injustice.

    A little story for you all, when we were working at a new club in Coconut Grove, FLA. called Cafe Chiffon, the club had not paid the bill for the hotel. Eartha, in her usual generous way, had given me her suite overlooking the water as she was staying with friends in a private house. She was in her late 50′s then and I was in my early 30′s. The hotel refused to let me into my hotel room as the club had not paid the hotel bill. I had to have my tuxedo to go on stage that night. You had better believe that when Eartha said, “If my musical director doesn’t have his tuxedo to go on stage tonight, I won’t be on stage either”…well the problem was quickly resolved. She was so talented and shen I just saw her in mid October, just a couple of months ago, she did a great job. I went backstage, after having not seen each other since 85 and she couldn’t have been nicer. I did notice that she was really tired, as she voiced that to her daughter and to bring her some water, but you wouldn’t have noticed onstage. She was truly a showman, or I should say, a SHOW WOMAN. Rest in peace Eartha.

  9. Melba Moore Says:

    Lovely Eartha you will be missed
    Condolences to the family
    Love From Melba Moore
    http://www.myspace.com/melbamoore

  10. Dan Sweeney Says:

    The world will miss Eartha Kitt. Beauty Such as hers isquite rare. May God Bless her Family

  11. Darnell B Says:

    R.I.P. dear lady. My prayers and thoughts go out to the family. God bless and keep you always.

  12. nadine Says:

    you did well,you fought a good fight,rest well my sista in jesus arms

  13. Ashley Says:

    I loved watching you on the re runs of Batman and Robin. I wanted to learn how to talk like you and roll my r’s. You taught me a lot in my short time knowing you. Thank you from the bottom of my heart.

  14. maya Says:

    she died on the happis day of the year how sad

  15. grim Says:

    wow a black man without a gun. he didnt have a gun did he ?

  16. Anthony Johnson Says:

    she was a great Person and well liked. I will all way remember eartha. xoxo

  17. grim Says:

    he looks funny. is he into drag?

  18. ashley Says:

    every day befor christmas we would put the soung on then all the dinner ladies would dance lol and u could 2 good times

  19. Ramon C Prendergast Says:

    Oh Eartha you are a vision of pure freshness and everything that makes me want to purrrr with you. Oh Santa Baaabbbyy. You are a thrill to those in heaven now. Miss you dahling.

  20. Hugo Menjivar Says:

    the best.

  21. inez Says:

    Eartha your a legend may you rest now and without a doubt fondly rememberd

  22. gina eggleston Says:

    GOD is happy now. Sing your heartout. LOVE U!

  23. tyesha woodlen Says:

    You were a perrrrrrfect angel lift the heavens with your voice. RIP

  24. Elissa Kitt Says:

    yea im realated to her….umm i wished i would havwe met her…r.i.p to family

  25. sherry saultz Says:

    SHERRY SAULTZ

  26. Jackie Says:

    She was a beautiful woman, a talented actress/singer. She will be missed. RIP Queen.

  27. Vincent M. Abner Sr. Says:

    Miss Kitt has left my family and I with wonderful memories that will last a life time!

  28. Lisa Palmgren Hogg Says:

    Such a Beautiful Woman…She had a Voice you do not forget…Rest in Peace dear Lady

  29. jumel Says:

    Rest your tired soul Eartha… peace go with you

  30. Barrieann C. Clifton Says:

    I’ll never forget the the night my mother took me to see Timbuktu featuring Eartha Kitt, all I can say is WOW!!! We love you Eartha Kitt, xoxo

  31. Shawianna Tolliver Says:

    i aspire to be such a calm beautiful soul such as Ms. Kitts! thank you for your continued grace and definition of a true american icon!

  32. Pattie Says:

    What a wonderful actress and a fabulous voice. I always loved her as Catwoman. Rest In Peace

  33. Kaye Lavonne Says:

    LOVE YOU BEAUTIFUL LADY <3 :)

  34. Crystal Brock-King Says:

    There is a song entitled “I Wanna be Evil” that Eartha Kitt sang. I loved it. It was part of a collection my grandmother had of old 78 1/2 records made of lead. She had a small role with Eddie Murphy in the movie “Boomerang” as well and she was just as stunning in her mature years. RIP Ms. Kitt. You have inspired me so much.

  35. freddy Says:

    When i was a young boy. I saw miss kitt playing cat woman she was the best of the lot.alsl she potrayed a drug addict in i spy episode. She should gotten an emmy. Saybno more

  36. Linda Smith Says:

    You were truly one of the greats!


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