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Yvonne Craig

Yvonne Craig

78 (passed away Aug. 17th, 2015)
May. 16th, 1937
Born in
Taylorville, Illinois, USA
5' 4

Yvonne Craig's Main TV Roles

Show Character(s)
Batman TV Show
The Mod Squad TV Show
The Mod Squad
The Aquanauts TV Show
The Aquanauts
Channing TV Show
Ichabod and Me TV Show
Ichabod and Me
Philip Marlowe TV Show
Philip Marlowe
Follow the Sun TV Show
Follow the Sun
Kentucky Jones TV Show
Kentucky Jones
Margie TV Show
Michael Shayne TV Show
Michael Shayne
Mister Roberts TV Show
Mister Roberts
Peter Loves Mary TV Show
Peter Loves Mary
Schlitz Playhouse of Stars TV Show
Schlitz Playhouse of Stars
The Gertrude Berg Show TV Show
The Gertrude Berg Show
The New Breed TV Show
The New Breed
The Partners TV Show
The Partners

Main Movie Roles

Guest TV Roles

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Yvonne Joyce Craig was an American actress and ballet dancer best known for her role as Batgirl/Barbara Gordon in the 1960s television series Batman.

Craig also starred opposite Elvis Presley in It Happened at the World's Fair, and Kissin' Cousins. Craig may also be remembered as the green-skinned Orion slave girl Marta in the Star Trek episode "Whom Gods Destroy".

Later in life, Craig worked as a estate agent before going into the prepaid phone card business. In 2000, she wrote a book called From Ballet to the Batcave and Beyond, which took stock of her career. More recently, Craig provided voices for the Nickelodeon cartoon series Olivia, and was the executive producer on the documentary film Birth.

Yvonne Craig had suffered from breast cancer, which had spread to her liver. She died at her home in the Pacific Palisades, surrounded by her immediate family.

  • Ranked #7 on Wizard magazine's "Sexiest Women of TV" list (March 2008).
  • Measurements: 37-23-35 (Source: Celebrity Sleuth magazine)
  • September 2000 - her autobiography "From Ballet to The Batcave and Beyond" was published.

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