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Yvonne Craig, who played Batgirl on the hit 1960s TV series "Batman," died Aug. 17 at age 78, according to Variety. Check out some memorable moments from her career.

Photos: Remembering Yvonne Craig, TV's Batgirl, 1937-2015

Yvonne Craig, who played Batgirl on the hit 1960s TV series "Batman," died Aug. 17 at age 78.

In this Feb. 12, 2011, file photo, singer Whitney Houston, left, and daughter Bobbi Kristina Brown arrive at an event in Beverly Hills, Calif. Brown, who was in hospice after months of receiving medical care, died on July 26, 2015.

Celebrities pay tribute to Bobbi Kristina Brown, dead at 22

Bobbi Kristina Brown, the daughter of singer Bobby Brown and the late Whitney Houston, died on July 26, 2015, in hospice care. She was 22. >> Read more trending stories Click here or scroll down to see how celebrities were paying tribute to Brown on social media: Related links: Dionne Warwick ...

5 things to know about Beau Biden

Beau Biden, U.S. Vice President Joe Biden's oldest son, died Saturday after a fight with brain cancer. He was 46. Here are some facts about Biden: >> RELATED: Politicians, celebrities remember Beau Biden, dead at 46 1. He was diagnosed with brain cancer in August 2013. According to The Associated Press, he had surgery ...

This Oct. 3, 2008, file photo shows Delaware Attorney General Beau Biden, center, standing with other members of his Delaware Army National Guard unit during a deployment ceremony in Dover, Del. 

Politicians, celebrities remember Beau Biden, dead at 46

Beau Biden, the vice president's oldest son, died Saturday after a fight with brain cancer. He was 46. >> Read more trending stories Political figures and celebrities paid tribute to Biden on social media. Click here or scroll down to see what they had to say. Related: 5 things to ...

Beau Biden, son of vice president, dies of brain cancer

Vice President Joe Biden's oldest son has died after a fight with brain cancer. Beau Biden was 46 years old.  Beau Biden had been diagnosed with brain cancer in 2013, at a time he'd been considering making a run for governor of Delaware. (Video via BarackObama.com) >> Read more trending stories His speech at the 2008 Democratic ...

Grace Lee Whitney, who played Captain Kirk's assistant on the original "Star Trek" series, has died. She was 85. Whitney died of natural causes May 1, 2015, in her home in the Central California town of Coarsegold, about 50 miles north of Fresno, her son Jonathan Dweck said.

'Star Trek' stars, fans pay tribute to Grace Lee Whitney, dead at 85

Grace Lee Whitney, who played Capt. Kirk's assistant on "Star Trek," died Friday at age 85, The Associated Press reports.  >> PHOTOS: Notable deaths in 2015 Click here to see how William Shatner, George Takei and other stars paid tribute to the actress on social media. >> Read more trending ...

NASCAR drivers, fans pay tribute to announcer Steve Byrnes, dead at 56

Longtime Fox NASCAR announcer Steve Byrnes died Tuesday of cancer, the network announced. He was 56. >> PHOTOS: Notable deaths in 2015 Byrnes, who had neck and throat cancer, was diagnosed in September. The NASCAR community showed its support by renaming last weekend's Sprint Cup race in his honor. Fans ...

Musician Johnny Kemp, known for the hit song "Just Got Paid," died April 16 in Jamaica, The Associated Press reports. He was 55.

Celebrities, fans pay tribute to Johnny Kemp, dead at 55

Musician Johnny Kemp, known for the hit song "Just Got Paid," died last week in Jamaica, The Associated Press reports. He was 55. >> RELATED: Johnny Kemp, known for 'Just Got Paid,' dies at 55 Details surrounding the death of Kemp, who was found floating in Montego Bay on Thursday, were ...

Canadian actor Jonathan Crombie, best known for playing Gilbert Blythe in the "Anne of Green Gables" movies, died April 15 of a brain hemorrhage, the Canadian Broadcasting Corp. reports. He was 48.

Jonathan Crombie, 'Anne of Green Gables' star, dead at 48

Canadian actor Jonathan Crombie, best known for playing Gilbert Blythe in the "Anne of Green Gables" movies, died Wednesday of a brain hemorrhage, the Canadian Broadcasting Corp. reports. He was 48. >> Read more trending stories "He was funny, he was sweet, he loved acting, he loved comedy and singing ...

In this Sept. 21, 1958, file photo, Martin Luther King Jr. recovers  from surgery at New York's Harlem Hospital after an  operation to remove steel letter opener from his chest.

Izola Ware Curry: Would-be King assassin dead at 98

Izola Ware Curry, the so-called "demented" Harlem woman who tried to assassinate Martin Luther King Jr. in 1958, has died. She was 98. According to the Smoking Gun, Ware died at Hillside Manor nursing home in Queens, New York, where she spent most of her life. On Sept. 20, 1958, ...

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