9th September 1960:  American singer and actress Eartha Kitt decked in leopard skin and furs for her London stage show 'Talk of the Town', a 45-minute programme of old and new numbers.  (Photo by Central Press/Getty Images)

Eartha Kitt


A woman of many talents, Eartha Mae Kitt was a celebrated singer, actress and cabaret performer. As a singer, the multi-lingual vocalist is more famous for the hits "C'est Si Bon" and her take on the Christmas classic "Santa Baby." The South Carolinian also performed on Broadway, in films and on television, most notably as Catwoman in the last season of the 1960s Batman series, Lady Eloise in Boomerang and Yzma in Disney's The Emperor's New Groove. The respected entertainer also has a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame.