Batgirl Actress Yvonne Craig Passes Away At Age 78

Actress and pop culture icon Yvonne Craig passed away at her home in Pacific Palisades this week. She died from complications brought about from breast cancer that had metastasized to her liver.

Craig was best known for her portrayal of Batgirl / Barbara Gordon on the 1960’s Batman television series. She was a pioneer for not only female superheroes but an role model for many women growing up in the 60’s and 70’s.

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