Birth Name: Eartha Mae Keith/Kitt
Date of Birth: January 17, 1927
Place of Birth: North, South Carolina, U.S.
Date of Death: December 28, 2008
Place of Death: Weston, Connecticut
Ethnicity: African-American and European
Eartha Kitt was a legendary American singer, actress, caberet star, dancer, comedian, and activist. She is known for playing Catwoman on the 1960s series Batman.
Eartha’s mother, Mamie/Annie Mae Kitt, was African-American. Mamie was also said to have Cherokee Native American ancestry, although it is not clear if that is accurate. Eartha’s biological father was said to be white (possibly of German and/or Dutch descent). Eartha stated that she was often made fun of because of her light skin while growing up in the South.
Eartha had a daughter with her former husband, businessperson John William McDonald.
Eartha’s maternal grandparents were William Keitt (the son of Delia Keitt) and Fanny Riley. Delia was the daughter of Hilliard Keitt and Catherine.
Genealogy of Eartha Kitt – https://www.geni.com
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