The Dark Knight has lost his Voice. Kevin Conroy, Batman’s voice actor, passed away at the age of 66.
The news began to circulate after voice actress Diane Pershing, the voice of Poison Ivy in the DC Animated Universe , posted an update on Facebook:
«A very sad news: our beloved Batman voice, Kevin Conroy, died yesterday. He had been sick for a while, but he devoted a lot of time to conventions, to the delight of all his fans of him. He will be greatly missed not only by the cast of the series, but also by his legion of fans around the world. “
There were still no official press releases to give (unfortunately) confirmation of the news of Kevin Conroy’s passing , but official information began to circulate a little while ago (via CBR ).
Kevin Conroy started his role as the voice of Bruce Wayne / Batman in Batman: The Animated Series , a very famous animated series that aired between 1992 and 1995.
His career began after he moved to California in 1980 and landed a role in the daytime soap opera Another World . Before launching into the world of dubbing, he was a prominent stage actor who performed at the Old Globe Theater in San Diego in productions such as Hamlet and A Midsummer Night’s Dream , before starring in Broadway productions such as Lolita and Eastern Standard em> .
An artist with incredible training and talent who, in the role of the Dark Knight, has shaped the iconic voice profound that we have also seen in the world of video games.
The original voice of Batman in the Batman Arkham series of Rocksteady and in the Injustice of Netherrealm is in fact from Kevin Conroy.
In addition to the crazy job as a voice actor (above is a clip from a Batman Arkham behind the scenes), curiously Conroy also played Bruce Wayne as an actor.
In Crisis on Infinite Earths , a television crossover that spans The CW’s Arrowverse and the DC Comics multiverse, the actor played an evil variant of Bruce Wayne.
The editors of Gameshift.it joins the condolences of the family and loved ones of Kevin Conroy who, for us gamers, will always be Vendetta, Notte and Batman. strong>