Yvonne Craig On Batman
Just like how Harley Quinn was initially created by Bruce Timm and Paul Dini particularly for Batman: The Animated Sequence within the early Nineteen Nineties, Barbara Gordon was initially thought up by William Dozier, the producer of the outdated live-action Batman TV present, particularly for the traditional sequence starring Adam West and Burt Ward because the Caped Crusaders. Nonetheless, not like Harley Quinn, Barbara Gordon additionally made her DC Comics debut concurrently along with her TV debut in 1967.
Regardless of the “Batgirl” moniker current since 1961 when it was held by the mom of Kate Kane (a.ok.a. Batwoman), Yvonne Craig had the uncommon honor of taking rapid possession of the Barbara Gordon character with out changing into a scrutinized topic of comparability like many performers do lately. Thus, the late actress’ witty, energetic efficiency remains to be extensively thought-about the definitive portrayal of the character… in a live-action sequence, a minimum of.