Sad news for DC fans as the voice of Batman — Kevin Conroy — is dead at 66. Presently, the actor’s death has not been confirmed by his own representation. It was Diane Pershing, who played DC villain Poison Ivy beside Conroy in Batman: The Animated Series as well as a few other Batman titles that broke the news via her personal Facebook profile.
Kevin Conroy, Voice Of Batman, Dead At 66
Per Diane Pershing’s Facebook post, Kevin passed away yesterday. Here’s what she had to say about his death:
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… RIP, friend.”
Per her post, the actor had been sick for a period of time. Her post, however, did not go into any detail about his exact cause of death. Check out her Facebook post down below featuring some photos of the late actor:
Kevin Conroy first made his appearance as both Bruce Wayne and his alter-ego in 1992 when he starred as the voice actor in Batman: The Animated Series. The DC series ran from 1992 to 1995. Conroy’s performance as Batman was so popular that he reprised his role several times over the years in many different TV shows and movies. Kevin was even the voice of Batman in several popular video games including Arkham Knight and Arkham City. Most recently, he made a special appearance in an episode of Batwoman back in 2019.
Kevin Conroy, who’s most well known as the iconic voice behind Batman in BATMAN: THE ANIMATED SERIES, has sadly passed away at the age of 66…
Rest In Peace pic.twitter.com/hbnu6YPS3H
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Rest in peace, Kevin Conroy. Your iconic voice of Batman will live on forever.
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