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Brooklyn-born actress Lisa Seagram has died aged 82 after nine-year battle with dementia

Actress Lisa Seagram, who appeared in Batman, The Beverly Hillbillies, Bewitched and Burke’s Law in the 1960s, has died aged 82 after nine-year battle with dementia

  • Star passed on February 1 at care home in Burbank, California, her daughter said 
  • Seagram was best known for playing Lila on the third season of ABC’s Batman
  • The daughter of a NYPD detective, she was born on July 7 1936 in Brooklyn

Actress Lisa Seagram, famous for her TV roles in Batman, The Beverly Hillbillies, Bewitched and Burke’s Law in the 1960s, has died aged 82.

The star, who’d battled with dementia for nine years, passed on February 1 at a care home in Burbank, California, her daughter Chela Fiorini told The Hollywood Reporter.

Seagram was best known for playing Lila, the attractive red head on the third season of ABC’s Batman.

Actress Lisa Seagram (pictured in the Batman TV series of the 1960s) has died aged 82 following a nine-year battle with dementia

The Brooklyn-born star (pictured in McHale's Navy) passed on February 1 at a care home in Burbank, California

The Brooklyn-born star (pictured in McHale’s Navy) passed on February 1 at a care home in Burbank, California

She also appeared as Edythe Brewster – the wife of Frank Wilcox’s John Brewster on CBS’s The Beverly Hillbillies.

The daughter of a NYPD detective, she was born on July 7, 1936 in Brooklyn, where she worked as a graphic designer and part-time model in New York’s garment district. 

She then began studying acting under Paul Mann and Uta Hagen. She studied drama for three years, which led to a small role in Shadows (1959).

The daughter of a NYPD detective, she was born on July 7, 1936 in Brooklyn where she was a graphic designer

The daughter of a NYPD detective, she was born on July 7, 1936 in Brooklyn where she was a graphic designer

Her daughter revealed she booked a flight to Los Angeles on a whim after someone at a nightclub told her she 'belongs in movies'

Her daughter revealed she booked a flight to Los Angeles on a whim after someone at a nightclub told her she ‘belongs in movies’

Her daughter revealed she booked a flight to Los Angeles after someone at a nightclub told her she ‘belongs in movies’. 

After retiring from acting, Seagram first sold commercial real estate. In the 1980s, she created Actors 2000, teaching acting in Hawaii. She later moved the school to Los Angeles.

Seagram went on to appear in popular TV shows such as ABC’s Bewitched, My Three Sons, My Favorite Martian, The Double Life of Henry Phyfe, Perry Mason, McHale’s Navy, Honey West and The Girl From U.N.C.L.E. 

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