Cesar Romero as The Joker

Celebrity Q&A
April 21, 2012

Latin lover gained pop-icon status in ‘Batman’ TV series


Who played The Joker on the old Batman TV series?

Bennie Jo McKinnon, Murphy, N.C.
Famed for his many film roles as a Latin lover, Cesar Romero gained pop-icon status as The Joker on the 1966-1968 TV series, now running on the Hub network. When the show’s popularity spawned a feature film, Romero took his Joker role to the silver screen. He died in 1994 from bronchitis and pneumonia at the age of 86.

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