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Biography:
Birth Name: Eartha Kitt
Born: 01/17/1927
Birth Place: North, South Carolina, USA
Death Place: New York City, New York, USA
Died: 12/25/2008

Born on Jan. 17, 1927 in the cotton fields of South Carolina, Eartha Mae Keith was the illegitimate child of a white dirt farmer and a black Cherokee mother. At the age of eight, the girl, who was nicknamed "Kitty Charles," was given away by her mother to live with her aunt Mamie Kitt in Harlem. Her mixed heritage made life difficult for the young woman who endured racism, discrimination and abuse. At age 15, Kitt dropped out of school to work in a Brooklyn factory and started living with friends and squatting in subways. New York's culture and flair brought out the entertainer in the young woman who, after a friendly dare, auditioned for the Katherine Dunham Dance Troupe.

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