Kevin Conroy, the voice of animated Batman for decades, has died, according to TMZ.
Kevin died on Thursday, according to his rep Gary Miereanu, after a brief battle with cancer.
In 1980, the actor relocated to California, where he first appeared in the soap opera “Another World”… before spending several years in theatre and television.
Kevin was the titular voice of Batman for decades, first appearing in “Batman: The Animated Series” from 1992 to 1995.
Kevin has played the comic book hero numerous times on TV, in movies, and even in video games, including “Batman Beyond,” 2001’s ‘Justice League’ series, “Batman: The Killing Joke,” and every Batman ‘Arkham’ series video game.
He took home 7 awards over the years for his voice acting … including Best Actor for his video game work in 2015.
Kevin wrote a story called “Finding Batman” as part of DC Comics’ Pride anthology in 2022 … going over his experiences in his life as a gay man.
Fellow voice actor Diane Pershing, known for playing villain Poison Ivy alongside Kevin, shared her pain following Kevin’s passing … writing, “He will be sorely missed not just by the cast of the series but by his legion of fans all over the world.”
Kevin is survived by his husband Vaughn C. Williams, sister Trisha Conroy, and brother Tom Conroy.