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Jean Hale dead: Batman actress and Hollywood icon dies at 82

Irish Mirror logo Irish Mirror 28/09/2021 Seamus Duff

Hollywood actress Jean Hale has passed away at the age of 82-years-old following a decades long career in tinseltown.

The star famously played Polly, the accomplice of the Mad Hatter, in episodes of the classic ABC television series of Batman in the 1960s opposite Adam West's Bruce Wayne/Batman and Burt Ward's Robin.

Jean's family announced the news of her passing on Monday, revealing she had died of 'natural causes' last month, on August 3rd, in Santa Monica.

The American actress, who was born in Salt Lake City, Utah, had also famously played a character named Lisa in spoof spy film In Like Flint.

The Hollywood Reporter broke news of Jean's passing late on Monday, writing: "Jean Hale, who tussled with James Coburn’s character in the spy spoof In Like Flint and portrayed the hatcheck-girl accomplice of David Wayne’s Mad Hatter on TV’s Batman, has died."

They added: "She was 82" and added that her family had confirmed her death last month was of "natural causes".

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