Adrienne Barbeau is an American actress, singer and the author of three books. Barbeau came to prominence in the 1970’s as Broadway’s original Rizzo in the musical Grease, and as Carol Traynor, the divorced daughter of Maude Findlay (played by Bea Arthur) on the sitcom Maude.
In the 1970’s and 1980’s, Barbeau was a sex symbol, and in 1980 began appearing in horror and science fiction films, including The Fog, Creep show, Swamp Thingand Escape from New York.
During the 1990’s, she became known for providing the voice of Catwoman on Batman:The Animated Series and subsequent
Batman cartoon series.In the 2000’s,she appeared on the HBO series Carnivale as Ruthie the snake dancer.