Yvonne Joyce Craig

NAME: Yvonne Joyce Craig aka Batgirl

BORN: May 16, 1937

(born, Taylorville, Illinois)

family moved to...Columbus, Ohio (Franklin County), approximately 1940

later moved to...Dallas, Texas

OCCUPATION: dancer, actor


Craig studied ballet at the Edith James School in Dallas. In 1954, at age sixteen, she joined the Ballet Russe de Monte Carlo, becoming one of the companies youngest members.

Craig then moven onto to Los Angeles to study at the Eugene Loring School.

Her acting debut came in the 1959 film, The Young Land. She is probably best known for her portrayal of Batgirl in the original Batman television series, 1967-1968.

Craig dated Elvis Presley in 1962.