Yvonne Craig, who played Batgirl on the Batman series in the sixties, has died at the age of 78.
After a two-year long battle with breast cancer during which the cancer metastasized to her liver, the actress died on Monday in her home in Pacific Palisades, California her family announced in a statement on her website.
“She had been in chemo almost continuously for the past two plus years since being diagnosed and that had weakened her immune system,” the statement read. “This didn’t dampen her sense of humor or her spirit, she intended to fight and win this battle.”
“In the end, her min still wanted to fight but her body had given up.”