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Kevin ConroyThe actor best known for providing the voice of Batman and Bruce Wayne on animated shows and video games has died, ABC News confirmed.

He was 66 years old and passed away after a brief battle with cancer, according to his representative. gary miereanu.

The Juilliard-trained actor’s television career included the soap opera Another world, but for decades his talents were devoted to dubbing work. In 1992 she debuted as the voice of the Caped Crusader and his playboy alter ego in the influential Emmy-winning hit. Batman: The Animated Series.

It was a dual role that followed him for decades; his grumpy version of Batman and his passive, jovial voice as Wayne, much closer to Conroy’s natural voice, were heard on dozens of animated shows in the DC Universe, including the Batman: The Animated Series cleave batman of the future, as well as in the best-selling video games such as arkham asylum.

In recent years, Conroy has even played the character in live-action form on the CW. crisis in infinite earths event and online batwoman.

In the announcement of his death, mark hamillwho famously voiced the Joker alongside Conroy’s Dark Knight, stated, “Kevin was perfection. He was one of my favorite people on the planet, and I loved him like a brother.”

He also called Conroy “a brilliant actor” and “the definitive Batman” for generations.

“It was one of those perfect scenarios where they got exactly the right guy for the exact role and the world was made better for it,” the actor said.

Hamill concluded by saying, “He will always be my Batman.”

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