Actress and "Santa Baby" singer Eartha Kitt died today in NYC. Kitt's publicist confirmed to CNN that Kitt, 81, died Thursday after being treated for colon cancer. Her daughter Kitt Shapiro was by her side.
Kitt was a star of stage, film, television and music, who was nominated for three Tony awards, two Grammy awards and two Emmy awards, according to her official Web site.
Kitt was a Diva that exuded talent and beauty. She will be missed.