Hey gang! These never-before-seen photos of the actress come from a photo shoot wth LIFE magazine that was never published while the actress was still up and coming. It was an afternoon that Newmar, then 25, still remembers vividly. She now lives in Los Angeles, where she dedicates time to her fans, her art, and her writing. Newmar wasn't the first choice for the role of Katrin Sveg, a young Swedish woman who wants a married professor of anthropology to father her child.
While Batman never had a radio series of his own, the character made occasional guest appearances in The Adventures of Superman starting in By a new era dawned for the caped crusader, finally appeared in the flesh, in full colour on TV in the Batman series. Played by the late Adam West, Batman was a ratings winner and introduced us to a range of fiendish criminals. The success of the series increased sales throughout the comic book industry, and Batman reached a circulation of close to , copies. One recurring character, Catwoman began to appear in season one of the television series.
Julie Newmar photographed in the s in costume as Catwoman. Julie Newmar Archive. Even over the phone, Julie Newmar is glamorous.
Catwoman was an arch-nemesis of Batman. Catwoman is one of Gotham City's most prominent villains, ranking near the top with Joker, Penguin and Riddler for the most criminal activity. Dressed in a sleek, black bodysuit with cat ears and a cat medallion around her neck, Catwoman has the appearance and grace of the animal from which she gets her name.