Julia Chalene Newmeyer, known as Julie Newmar, is a multi-talented star — an actress, a dancer, and a talented singer. Aside from being the main protagonist in the movie Catwoman, Julie is also an entrepreneur. She is a lingerie designer who has two U.S. patents for her brassier and pantyhose products. She is also a real estate investor in Los Angeles.
In addition to her accomplishments, she is also an award-winning theater actress, receiving a Tony Award for Best Featured Actress in a Play for the theatrical production entitled The Marriage-Go-Round (1958).
Julie grew up in Los Angeles. Her father was a professional football player and her mother was a fashion designer. At a very young age, she started ballet dancing and joined the Los Angeles Opera when she was 15.
As a result of her background in dancing, Julie portrayed dancer roles in many of the films she starred in. Her first screen appearance was in the movie She’s Working Her Way Through College (1952). Soon, she appeared in several movies including Slaves of Babylon (1953), Evils of the Night (1985), and Ghosts Can’t Do It (1989), where she received a Razzie for Worst Supporting Actress nomination.
Soon, Julie starred in many TV shows as the villainess. She appeared in TV shows such as Route 66 (1962), My Living Doll (1964–1965), Love, American Style (1970-1972), and The Powers of Matthew Star (1981). She also became a voice artist — providing voice-overs for characters including Catwoman in the animated film, Batman: Return of the Caped Crusaders (2016), and Dr. Julia Hoffman in the audio drama show, Dark Shadows: Bloodline (2019).
Why did Julie Newmar leave Batman?
Because of the conflict with her working schedule, Julie Newmar didn’t play Catwoman in Batman Season 3. She was busy filming for the movie MacKenna’s Gold (1969).
What is the nationality of Julie Newmar?
Julie Newmar is an American, born in Los Angeles, California.
How old is Julie Newmar?
Born on August 16, 1933, Julie Newmar is turning 88 this year. She is a Leo.
How tall is Julie Newmar and how much does she weigh?
Julie Newmar’s height is above average at 5ft11or 180cm. She weighs about 134lbs or 61kgs.
How much is Julie Newmar’s net worth?
Working as a dancer, actress, singer, and entrepreneur, Julie Newmar has accumulated a staggering net worth of $100 million.
Is Julie Newmar married or single?
Julie Newmar is a divorcee. She was once married to J. Holt Smith — a lawyer. They tied the knot in 1977 but they got divorced in 1984.
Does Julie Newmar have any children?
Yes, Julie Newmar and her ex-husband have one son named John Jewl who was born with Down Syndrome and hearing impairment.