Here is a list of Actors who have played Batman’s role. Batman is a superhero appearing in American comic books published by DC Comics. The character was created by artist Bob Kane and writer Bill Finger. It is one of the most loved superheroes of all times and some of the biggest stars have played the character of Batman online. Let’s have a look at the Actors who have played Batman’s role.
Robert Pattinson (2021)
Sources tell that Robert Pattinson may play “The Batman” in Matt Reeves’ forthcoming superhero film, which will hit the theaters on June 25, 2021. It’s not official yet but yes Pattinson is reportedly the top choice and an announcement to this effect may come soon.
Ben Affleck, (2016)
Ben Affleck got dressed in the Batman cape in Zack Snyder’s Batman V Superman: Dawn of Justice in 2016.
Christian Bale (2005)
In 2004, after completing The Machinist, Bale got the lead role in Dark Knight, one of the Batman series movie. Bale was picked over Jake Gyllenhaal, his closest competitor for the role and he decided to portray Batman as a savage beast.
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George Clooney (1997)
Clooney was cast in 1997’s Batman & Robin. Batman & Robin was a disaster and the audience didn’t really like George Clooney as the Batman. Batman & Robin was released on June 20, 1997. It is also the lowest-grossing live-action Batman film ever.
Val Kilmer (1995)
In December 1993, Batman director Joel Schumacher observed Vil Kilmer’s performance as Doc Holliday. Michael Keaton had decided not to return for a third Batman film after 1992’s Batman Returns, due to “creative differences”. So, Val Kilmer got the opportunity to play the role of Batman. The film, Batman Forever was released in June 1995, which was a huge success at the box office.
Michael Keaton (1989)
Keaton was cast by Tim Burton, in the title comic book superhero of Batman in 1989. Keaton later reprised the role for the sequel of Batman Returns (1992), which was also a great success.
Adam West (from 1966 to 1968)
West starred with two direct-to-video animated Batman films, Batman: Return of the Caped Crusaders, and Batman vs. Two-Face and the series went off the air in 1968. He played Batman in Batman: The Movie (1966).
Robert Lowery (1949)
Lowery appeared in Batman and Robin in 1949. It was also made into a 15 part serial.
Lewis G Wilson (1943)
Lewis Gilbert Wilson became famous for being the first actor to play DC Comics character Batman in the first ever Batman movie.