Batman Star Michael Gough Passes Away, Aged 94.

The veteran British actor, best known for his role as Alfred Pennyworth in Batman, Batman Returns, Batman Forever and Batman & Robin has sadly passed away...

This morning, the news broke that the veteran actor had passed away:



Gough had a long and varied career, although he'll be best known among comic book fans for his role as Alfred Pennyworth in the earlier Batman series of films.


His later roles included Alfred Pennyworth for director Tim Burton, including Batman (1989) and Batman Returns (1992). He also reprised his role as Alfred in the 1994 BBC radio adaptation of Batman: Knightfall and in Joel Schumacher Batman films, Batman Forever (1995) and Batman & Robin (1997). Gough is one of only two actors to appear in the four Batman films (the other actor was Pat Hingle as Commissioner Gordon). He also briefly reprised his Alfred role in six 2001 television commercials for the OnStar automobile tracking system, informing Batman of the system's installation in the Batmobile. [Wikipedia]


His third wife and close friend, Anneke Wills, said: "As his body was deteriorating this week, he said that he wanted to hang on for St Patrick’s Day. And he did, just. In the end... there is only love." Michael Gough leaves his current wife Henrietta, his daughter Emma and sons Simon and Jasper. His grandchildren Samuel and Daisy are also actors. He was 94.




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