Batman is one of the most famous Superheros in DC Universe. The character was created by artist Bob Kane and writer Bill Finger in 1939. Batman’s first appearance was in Detective Comics #27 and the character was an instant success. After that they started creating movies and tv series featuring Batman. Over the years so many actors got the chance to play Batman. Some of them were good and some of them were not so much. Here is the full list of actors who have played Batman.
01.Lewis G. Wilson
The very first batman appearance was in a 15-chapter theatrical serial from Columbia Pictures in 1943. Actor Lewis G Wilson got the chance to be the very first Batman. It wasn’t a big success but fans loved the character.
02. Robert Lowrey
After 6 years Columbia Pictures decided to create a sequel and released the second serial in 1949. It also was a 15-chapter theatrical serial called “New Adventures of Batman and Robin” or simply known as Batman and Robin. This time they decided to cast different actors. So Batman was played by Robert Lowrey and Robia was played by Johnny Duncan.
03. Adam West
Batman TV Series in 1966 was the first proper batman film starring Adam West as Batman. The show aired from 1966 to 1968. Adam West was able to give the first memorable version of Batman to the world.
04. Michael Keaton
In 1989, Warner Bros. Pictures produced the first big screen Batman Movie. It was a huge success. Movie earned the box office of 411.6 million USD. Michael Keaton got the opportunity to be a part of this success by playing Batman. And he was the star of second movie “Batman Returns” in 1992 as well. Michael Keaton was the known Batman from 1989 to 1994.
05. Val Kilmer
“Batman Forever” was the first big budget Batman movie ever to create. It had the budget of 100 million USD. The recorded box office of this movie was 336.6 million USD. Batman Forever was released in 1995 and Val Kilmer was the actor who played Batman in the movie.
06. George Clooney
In 1997, DC Films have released another Batman movie, called “Batman and Robin”. In the movie Batman and Robin try to stop Mr.Freeze and Poision Ivy from freezing the entire city. Batman was played by George Clooney, Robin was played by Chris O’Donnell, Mr. Freeze was played by Arnold Schwarzenegger and Uma Thurman was the Poison Ivy.
07. Christian Bale
7th index of full list of actors who have played batman is Christian Bale. He was the star of Dark Knight Trilogy. In 2005 Warner Brothers have released the first movie of the franchise “Batman Begins” starring Christian Bale. He played as the Batman in all the movies until the franchise was over in 2012.
08. Ben Affleck
After Christian Bale, Ben Affleck got the chance to become the next Batman. His first appearance as the Batman was “Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice” after that he have played Batman in Suicide Squad and Justice League 2017. He is also going to play the Batman in the upcoming movie “Zack Snyder’s Justice League 2021”.
09. Robert Pattinson
In year 2021 there is going to be a brand new batman. DC Films decided to create a new Batman movie called “Batman” and Robert Pattinson is going to play the main character. Which means Robert Pattinson is going to be our next Batman. The movie has already been announced and they have set the releasing date to October 1, 2021.
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