Kevin Conroy, who provided the voice of Batman in the 1990s animated series, has tragically died at the age of 66. And while he’s beloved for the series, many will also remember him for voicing the iconic superhero in the Arkham Knight video games.
The sad news of his passing was announced by Diane Pershing, who starred alongside him in the animated series as Poison Ivy.
Sharing a series of pictures, she wrote on Facebook: “Very sad news: our beloved voice of Batman, Kevin Conroy, died yesterday. He’s been ill for a while but he really put in a lot of time at the cons, to the joy of all of his fans.
“He will be sorely missed not just by the cast of the series but by his legion of fans all over the world. Below are pictures of Kevin with Loren Lester who plays Robin another with me and and Tara Strong who is in the later episodes of Batman cartoons.
“And then finally, one of Kevin and me in front of the huge audiences we used to get when we did our panels. RIP, friend.”
Remembering Kevin Conroy
Kevin’s heartbroken fans and colleagues shared tributes after he died on November 10 following a short battle with cancer.
The actor racked up an impressive 111 acting credits during his career.
He made his debut in TV movie How To Pick Up Girls! in 1978 and also starred in the likes of mini-series Kennedy, Dynasty, and The Office.
He also has two upcoming credits, playing Wade Brewster / Eclipse in TV movie Relatively Super, which is in post-production, and Thomas Wayne in TV series Batman: Caped Crusader, which is currently filming.
It’s currently not known if he will still feature in the series following his death.
Kevin first played Batman / Bruce Wayne in 1992 in Batman: The Animated Series.
He voiced the character numerous times over the years, including in TV movie Batman Beyond: The Movie, series The New Batman Adventures and Superman: The Animated Series.
Not only did he voice the titular character, but also many other supporting characters in the series.
Kevin Conroy in Arkham Knight
Kevin will live on through his many acting roles, as well as the Arkham Knight video games.
He helped fans battle enemies in a string of games, including 2009’s Arkham Asylum, 2011’s Arkham City and 2015’s Arkham Knight.