Kevin Conroy, the actor who provided the recognizable voice that gave life and personality to “Batman” in renowned works like Batman: The Animated Series (1992), Batman: The Caped Crusader (1998), and Batman: Arkham Asylum, passes away at the age of 66.
Diane Pershing, who plays Poison Ivy in the animated series, shared the news on her official Facebook page. “Very sad news: our beloved voice of Batman, Kevin Conroy, died yesterday,” she reported.
Likewise, she explained that Conroy was not in good health. “He was sick for a while, but he put in a lot of time on the cons, to the delight of all his fans,” she said.
In the same post, she left some images of the actor with part of the voice cast of the series and other colleagues. “He will be greatly missed not only by the cast of the series but by his legion of fans around the world,”
Kevin Conroy as “Batman”
For the portrayal he provided of the famous DC Comics character, and for being among the first to take on the job, Kevin Conroy is regarded as one of the most illustrious interpreters of Batman.
He was followed by many live-action performers who have become references for the character’s spirit, including Adam West, Michael Keaton, Christian Bale, Ben Affleck, and, most recently, Robert Pattinson.
This year saw the release of one of his most recent projects with DC. It is a short story he penned for the “DC Pride 2022” edition of the comic book, which features 12 tales of some of the most well-liked LGBTQ+ figures in the DC fandom.