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Batgirl Yvonne Craig dies at 78

Batgirl Yvonne Craig dies at 78

Yvonne Craig, who played the sexy, crime-fighting Batgirl in the 1960s TV hit "Batman," has died. She was 78. Craig died Monday at her Los Angeles home from complications from breast cancer, her family said. She began her career as a ballet dancer, the youngest member of The Ballet Russe de Monte Carlo, with which she toured for three years. Then she was discovered by Hollywood, appearing in a 1958 episode of "Perry Mason" and in the 1959 feature "The Young Land." After that, she won dozens of roles in TV shows, as well as co-starring in two 1960s Elvis Presley films, "It Happened at the World's Fair" and "Kissin' Cousins."...

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