Jane Webb was the first voice actress to take on the role, starring on "The Batman/Superman Hour" from 1968 to 1969. She also voiced the characters Barbara Gordon and Batgirl in the series.

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Singer and actress Eartha Kitt took over the role of Catwoman from Julia Newmar when she departed "Batman" after two seasons, and played her from 1967 to 1968. Kitt was the first actress of color and the first black woman to play the part. She really is a part of history."

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Lee Meriwether portrayed the character in 1966's "Batman: The Movie."

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Julia Newmar became the first onscreen Catwoman on the "Batman" television series, appearing on the show from 1966 to 1967. The actress returned to voice the character in the 2016 film "Batman: Return of the Caped Crusaders," and played Batman's mother, Martha Wayne, on the TV series "Batman: The Brave and the Bold."

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Lee Meriwether portrayed the character in 1966's "Batman: The Movie."

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