Lee Meriwether born May 27, is an American actress who portrayed Catwoman in the movie. Though she did not play Catwoman in the tv series , she appeared in the episodes King Tut's Coup and Batman's Waterloo as Lisa Carson , a woman kidnapped to be the unwilling bride of King Tut. A former model, and the winner of the Miss America pageant. She is known for her role as Betty Jones, Buddy Ebsen's secretary and daughter-in-law in the long-running s crime drama Barnaby Jones. The role earned her two Golden Globe Award nominations in and , and an Emmy Award nomination in She is also known for her role as Herman Munster's long-haired wife, Lily Munster, on the s sitcom The Munsters Today, as well as for her portrayal of Catwoman, replacing Julie Newmar in the film version of Batman , and for a co-starring role on the science fiction series The Time Tunnel. Meriwether had a recurring role as Ruth Martin on the daytime soap opera All My Children until the end of the series in September Sign In Don't have an account? Start a Wiki.
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Ann MacGregor, where she mostly performed with Whit Bissell General Kirk , both attempting to help two time travelers who were lost in time. In one episode, The Time Tunnel: The Kidnappers , Ann was taken away from her normal setting and transported into the distant future. However, Meriwether once reported that she spent a lot of the series acting to a screen in the Time Tunnel complex, a screen that was meant to feature the two time travelers, but in reality featured nothing at all. So she was reacting to nothing a lot of the time. In this, she played the concerned "giant" mother of kids who were trapped underground and needed to be rescued by the Earth "little people".
Lee was born in Los Angeles and after her brother Don was born 3 years later, the family moved to Phoenix, Arizona. As she was about to enter the fifth grade, her father was transferred to San Francisco. Her memories of childhood are happy ones. She had the usual teenage frustrations but was encouraged to pursue acting while attending George Washington High School along with another young and talented student that fame would touch — Johnny Mathis. Johnny fondly remembers Lee as the girl he never saw without her hair in rollers. She had been nominated by a fraternity there. The rest is history. Heavens, she practically raised my daughters while I was doing Barnaby Jones for eight years.