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Eartha Kitt

Eartha KittAKA Eartha Mae Kitt

Born: 17-Jan-1927 [1]
Birthplace: Columbia, SC
Died: 25-Dec-2008
Location of death: Weston, CT [2]
Cause of death: Cancer - Colon

Gender: Female
Race or Ethnicity: Multiracial
Sexual orientation: Straight
Occupation: Singer, Actor

Nationality: United States
Executive summary: Catwoman

[1] Eartha Kitt usually gave her birth date as January 26 in 1926 or 1928, as she was abandoned at a young age by her mother and did not know the real date. In 1998 students from Benedict College located her birth certificate and actual birth date, January 17, 1927.

[2] Some media reports have her dying at Columbia Presbyterian Hospital in New York City, where she was treated for colon cancer prior to her death. According to a family spokeswoman, Kitt died at her home in Weston, Connecticut, her residence since 2002.

Father: John Kitt
Mother: Anna
Husband: Bill McDonald (m. 6-Jun-1960, div. 1965)
Daughter: Kitt Shapiro
Orson Welles

    Hollywood Walk of Fame 6656 Hollywood Blvd (recordings)
    Cherokee Ancestry


    And Then Came Love (1-Jun-2007) · Mona
    Kronk's New Groove (29-Nov-2005) [VOICE]
    Preaching to the Choir (12-Oct-2005) · Ms. Nettie
    Holes (11-Apr-2003) · Madame Zeroni
    Anything But Love (10-Oct-2002) · Herself
    Feast of All Saints (11-Nov-2001)
    The Emperor's New Groove (10-Dec-2000) [VOICE]
    The Jungle Book: Mowgli's Story (29-Sep-1998) [VOICE]
    I Woke Up Early the Day I Died (13-Sep-1998)
    Harriet the Spy (10-Jul-1996) · Agatha K. Plummer
    Fatal Instinct (29-Oct-1993) · First Trial Judge
    Boomerang (1-Jul-1992) · Lady Eloise
    Ernest Scared Stupid (11-Oct-1991)
    Living Doll (Feb-1990)
    Erik the Viking (1-Sep-1989)
    Dragonard (13-May-1987)
    Friday Foster (25-Dec-1975) · Madame Rena
    Up the Chastity Belt (1971)
    Synanon (5-May-1965)
    Anna Lucasta (14-Jan-1959) · Anna Lucasta
    St. Louis Blues (7-Apr-1958)
    The Mark of the Hawk (Dec-1957)
    New Faces of 1952 (19-Feb-1954) · Herself

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Author of books:
Alone with Me: A New Autobiography (1976, memoir)
Rejuvenate! (It's Never Too Late) (2001, self-help, with Tonya Bolden)

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