Conroy voiced Batman in 60 different productions, video games and 15 films
WESTPORT, CONNECTICUT: “Batman” voice actor Kevin Conroy died Thursday, November 10, at the age of 66. He was best known as the voice of the title character in the long-running Warner Bros. . The actor played the role perfectly and also voiced the character in video games like Arkham Knight and Arkham City. He also appeared in an episode of “Batwoman” in 2019.
The 66-year-old voice actor had been battling cancer and succumbed to it this week. The news was broken by DC Comics on their Instagram with a post that read, “DC is deeply saddened by the passing of Kevin Conroy, a legendary actor and the voice of Batman for several generations. Batman made his iconic voice not only through his real-life work in Batman: The Animated Series, but a variety of video games, animated features, and more. He will be missed forever by his friends, family and fans.” The post was also shared by Warner Bros on their Instagram Stories section. Many of the co-stars came forward to greet the late voice actor, who portrayed the famous comic book character in 60 different productions, video games and 15 films to pay their tribute.
“He will be greatly missed”
Reminiscing about her friend, Conroy’s co-star Diane Pershing, who played Poison Ivy in ‘Batman: The Animated Series’, posted on Facebook: “Very sad news: Our beloved voice of Batman, Kevin Conroy, passed away yesterday but he did really put a lot of time into the cons, to the delight of all his fans. He will be sorely missed not only by the cast of the series but by his legion of fans around the world. Below are images of Kevin with Loren Lester playing Robin, another with me and Tara Strong who appears in the later episodes of the Batman cartoons and finally one of Kevin and I in front of the huge audience we used to have when we made our panels. RIP, friend.”
Another spokesperson, John DiMaggio, recalled Controy, writing, “I have had the pleasure of knowing and working with Kevin Conroy. He was kind, talented and brilliant. What a loss, far too young. A very sad day. May he rest in peace.”
Mark Hamill also recalled his friend in a statement to The Hollywood Reporter, which read, “Kevin was perfection.” He continued, “He was one of my favorite people on the planet, and I loved him like a brother. He genuinely cared about those around him – his decency shone through everything he did. Every time I saw or spoke to him, my spirits were lifted.” Recalling Conroy, actor John Shipp wrote, “Heartbroken by the passing of my decades-long friend from early in our careers – both amazed that we Identifying closely with superheroes – the late great Kevin Conroy. Much love to Kevin’s family and friends. You are honored Kevin and already missed.”
Kevin Conroy has voiced Batman for decades, and it looks like Warner Bros. paid him handsomely. According to Celebrity Net Worth, the voice actor was worth a staggering $10 million, a fortune he can credit to Batman and screen appearances like Another World, Search for Tomorrow, Dynasty, Tour of Duty. , and “island town”. The actor graduated from Julliard and started his acting career in the late 1970s with various roles in front of the cameras of the time. However, its true fame and stability came only with voice acting. In addition to voicing Batman, Conroy also landed appearances in the 2019 series Scooby-Doo and Masters of the Universe.