14 actresses who played Catwoman whether it be on TV, in a film, or lent their voice for the role.
Catwoman’s real name is Selina Kyle and was created by Bill Finger and Bob Kane. She first appeared in DC Comics’ Batman #1 (spring 1940) as “The Cat.” She is depicted as an anti-heroine and became Batman’s best known love interest, with many stories depicting their complex love–hate relationship.
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Kravitz joined the long line of women who played Catwoman over the years in the now released Batman movie. She will plays opposite Robert Pattinson as Batman as well as Jeffrey Wright and Jonah Hill.
Check out all the actresses who played Catwoman below.
Julie Newmar was the first actress who played Catwoman on screen in 1966 on the television series “Batman.”
Eartha Kitt was the first Black Catwoman in the 1968 Batman TV series.
Lee Meriweather was the first actress to play Catwoman in a live-action film when she portrayed the character in the 1996 Batman movie.
Halle Berry portrayed Catwoman in the only standalone movie. It was released in 2004.
Michelle Pfeiffer portrayed Selina Kyle in 1992’s Batman Returns
In the 2021 animated Injustice movie, Anika Noni Rose voiced Catwoman.
Naya Rivera voiced Catwoman in the two-part animated direct-to-video superhero film Batman: The Long Halloween. The project was released in 2021 and was dedicated to Rivera, as it was her final film role before her death in 2020.
The Queen of voice acting, Cree Summers has taken the mantle of Catwoman in 2011’s animated film DC Showcase: Catwoman. She also reprised the voice role in the 2022 animated movie Teen Titans Go! & DC Super Hero Girls: Mayhem in the Multiverse. As far as TV goes, she’s currently voice Catwoman in DC Super Hero Girls
Carmen Bicondova portrayed Selina Kyle aka Catwoman in the TV series Gotham which aired between 2014 and 2019
Sanaa Lathan voiced Selina Kyle/Catwoman in a recurring role during the second season of the animated series Harley Quinn.
Jennifer Morrison lent her voice to Catwoman in the 2019 animated film Batman: Hush
Lili Simmons – Gotham TV Series/adult Catwoman (2004)
Anne Hathaway portrayed Catwoman in the 2012 Batman film, The Dark Knight Rises (2012)