Updated: April 20, 2013
LEE MERIWETHER PHOTO GALLERY #03
GvsualanLee Ann Meriwether (born 27 May 1935; age 75) is an actress who
played Losira in the Star Trek: The Original Series episode "That Which
Meriwether was married to actor Frank Aletter for sixteen years, between 1958
and 1974. They have two daughters, actress Kyle Aletter and stuntwoman Lesley
Aletter. In 1986 she married for the second time, now to actor Marshall Borden.
In 1955, she was crowned Miss America as a 19-year-old drama student. Her movie
and television career began in the 1960s, starring in five TV shows: The Clear
Horizons (1960-1962), The Young Marrieds (1964), The Time Tunnel (1966-1967),
The New Andy Griffith Show (1971) and Barnaby Jones (1973-1980). She also had a
recurring role on Mission: Impossible, which, like Star Trek, was produced at
Desilu Studios. However, she is most famous for playing "Catwoman" in the campy
1966 Batman movie. She later played another role in two episodes of the series
(she worked with Grace Lee Whitney in the episodes).
In Time Tunnel she appeared with a number of Trek-alumni. James Darren and Whit
Bissell were part of the main cast, while Lawrence Montaigne, Paul Carr, Rhodes
Reason, Abraham Sofaer, Malachi Throne, Michael Ansara, John Winston, Bart La
Rue, John Hoyt, Paul Fix, Warren Stevens, Bruce Mars, Elizabeth Rogers, Robert
Walker, John Crawford, Arnold Moss, Joseph Ruskin, Victor Lundin, Paul Carr,
Torin Thatcher, Abraham Sofaer, Paul Comi, Perry Lopez, Theo Marcuse, David
Opatoshu, Nehemiah Persoff, Dick Geary, Peter Brocco, Dick Dial, Vince Howard,
Anthony Caruso, Arthur Batanides, Chuck Hicks and Gil Perkins appeared in guest
roles. Carey Wilber and Robert Hamner wrote episodes of the series, and the show
also featured music by George Duning.
In 2003, she reunited with most of the surviving Batman cast members, including
fellow Catwoman Julie Newmar and Riddler Frank Gorshin, in the TV special Return
to the Batcave: The Misadventures of Adam and Burt. Jason Marsden and Julia Rose
played Burt Ward and Newmar, respectively, in 1960s scenes. Jim Jansen, Ray
Buktenica, Steve Vinovich, Joel Swetow, Christopher Darga, and Todd Merrill also
had roles in the special.
She is currently a regular on the soap opera All My Children.