R.I.P. Yvonne Craig (1937 - 2015)

Open, general discussion of old-time radio and early television
  • Author
  • Message
User avatar

The Blackbird

  • Posts: 504
  • Joined: Fri Jul 03, 2009 3:38 pm
  • Location: London, Ontario

R.I.P. Yvonne Craig (1937 - 2015)

PostWed Aug 19, 2015 5:20 am

Best remembered as Batgirl, of course, she also had memorable roles in STAR TREK, VOYAGE TO THE BOTTOM OF THE SEA, THE WILD, WILD WEST, MCHALE'S NAVY and many others. She made MARS NEEDS WOMEN, KISSIN' COUSINS, and HOW TO FRAME A FIGG worth seeing...


  • Posts: 138
  • Joined: Sat Jun 26, 2010 8:26 am

Re: R.I.P. Yvonne Craig (1937 - 2015)

PostWed Aug 19, 2015 6:07 am

I was surprised to read that she got her start as a ballet dancer with the Ballet Russe de Monte Carlo.
User avatar


  • Posts: 5822
  • Joined: Fri Jan 18, 2008 8:01 pm
  • Location: Clement Clarke Moore's Farm

Re: R.I.P. Yvonne Craig (1937 - 2015)

PostWed Aug 19, 2015 12:34 pm

Her New York Timesobituary is at:

http://www.nytimes.com/2015/08/20/arts/ ... -well&_r=0

If no one listens, then it’s just as well. At least I won’t get caught in any lies I tell.
— Joe Darion


  • Posts: 2366
  • Joined: Mon Oct 11, 2010 3:10 pm
  • Location: East Coast, USA

Re: R.I.P. Yvonne Craig (1937 - 2015)

PostSun Aug 23, 2015 9:27 am

It's too bad that Fox or WB(rights) took so long to release Batman on dvd. I m sure Yvonne would have a appreciated a few new generations discovering her as Batgirl. She had a great website , I use to stop by it throughout the years. I didn't know she was ailing or doing poorly. Peace unto her.

Return to Talking About Broadcasting

Who is online

Users browsing this forum: No registered users and 2 guests