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Bob Kane (I) (1915–1998)


Bob Kane was born on October 24, 1915 in New York City, New York, USA as Robert Kahn. He is known for his work on The Dark Knight (2008), The Dark Knight Rises (2012) and Batman Begins (2005). He was married to Elizabeth Sanders. He died on November 3, 1998 in Los Angeles, California, USA. See full bio »

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  Untitled Batman Reboot (characters) (announced)
 2015 ArkhamAsylumFiles: The Prologue (Short) (characters) (pre-production)
 2016 Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice (Batman created by) (filming)
 2015 Batman: Arkham Knight (Video Game) (character created by: Batman) / (characters: Bruce Wayne/Batman, Commissioner James Gordon, Dr. Jonathan Crane/The Scarecrow, Oswald Chesterfield Cobblepot/The Penguin & Harvey Dent/Two-Face - uncredited) (filming)
 2014 Gotham's Arkham Knight (TV Mini-Series short) (second writer - 1 episode)
- Dinner with the Bat (2014) ... (second writer)
 2014 Gotham (TV Series) (characters: Detective James Gordon, Alfred Pennyworth, Oswald Chesterfield Cobblepot/The Penguin, Bruce Wayne/Batman, Selina Kyle, Martha Wayne & Dr. Thomas Wayne - 1 episode)
- Pilot (2014) ... (characters: Detective James Gordon, Alfred Pennyworth, Oswald Chesterfield Cobblepot/The Penguin, Bruce Wayne/Batman, Selina Kyle, Martha Wayne & Dr. Thomas Wayne - uncredited)
 2014 The Man Who Laughs (Short) (characters)
 2014 Batman: Assault on Arkham (Video) (characters)
 2014 Batman: Crusader (Batman created by)
 2014 Son of Batman (Video) (characters)
 2014 Batman: Arkham Origins - Cold, Cold Heart (Video Game) (character created by: Batman) / (characters: Bruce Wayne/Batman, Alfred Pennyworth, Dr. Victor Fries/Mr. Freeze, Vicki Vale, Oswald Chesterfield Cobblepot/The Penguin & James Gordon - uncredited)
 2014 JLA Adventures: Trapped in Time (Video) (characters)
 2013 Batman: Face to Face (Short) (characters)
 2013 Robin's Shopping Trip (Short) (characters)
 2013 Batman: Arkham Origins (Video Game) (character created by: Batman) / (characters: Bruce Wayne/Batman, Dick Grayson/Robin, Alfred Pennyworth, James Gordon, The Joker, Oswald Chesterfield Cobblepot/The Penguin, Jervis Tetch/The Mad Hatter, & Vicki Vale - uncredited)
 2013 The Dark Knight in the Playroom (Video short) (characters - uncredited)
 2013 The Dark Knight in the Playroom: Bloopers (Video short) (characters - uncredited)
  Young Justice (TV Series) (9 episodes, 2012 - 2013) (Batman creator - 16 episodes, 2011 - 2013)
- Summit (2013)
- Intervention (2013) ... (creator)
- Complications (2013)
- War (2013)
- The Runaways (2013)
 2013 Batman: The Dark Knight Returns, Part 2 (Video) (Batman characters)
 2012 The Batman (Video short) (characters)
 2012 Batman: The Dark Knight Returns, Part 1 (Video) (character created by: Batman)
 2012 Puppet Master (Short) (creator - uncredited)
 2012 The Dark Knight Rises (characters)
 2012 Lego Batman 2: DC Super Heroes (Video Game) (creator)
 2012 Batman Revealed (characters)
 2012 Batman: Legend of Arkham City (Video) (characters)
 2012 Justice League: Doom (Video) (creator)
 2011 Batman: Arkham City (Video Game) (character created by: Batman) / (characters: Bruce Wayne/Batman, Selina Kyle/Catwoman, Alfred Pennyworth, The Joker, Dr. Hugo Strange, Harvey Dent/Two-Face, Oswald Chesterfield Cobblepot/The Penguin, Dr. Victor Fries/Mr. Freeze, Vicki Vale, Basil Karlo/Clayface, Jervis Tetch/The Mad Hatter, Floyd Lawton/Deadshot, Commissioner James Gordon, Martha Wayne & Dr. Thomas Wayne - uncredited)
 2008-2011 Batman: The Brave and the Bold (TV Series) (63 episodes)
- Triumvirate of Terror! (2011) ... (creator)
- Sword of the Atom! (2011) ... (creator)
- Time Out for Vengeance! (2011) ... (creator)
- The Scorn of the Star Sapphire! (2011) ... (creator)
- Mitefall! (2011) ... (creator)
 2011 Batman: Year One (Video) (Batman created by) / (characters: Bruce Wayne/Batman, James Gordon, Selina Kyle/Catwoman, Alfred Pennyworth, & District Attorney Harvey Dent - uncredited)
 2010 Superman/Batman: Apocalypse (Video) (creator)
 2010 Batman: Under the Red Hood (Video) (creator)
 2008-2010 The Joker Blogs (TV Series) (characters - 14 episodes)
- Shotgun Wedding (2010) ... (characters)
- Road Trip (2009) ... (characters)
- Dinner with the Arkhams (2009) ... (characters)
- Let Sleeping Dogs Lyle (2009) ... (characters)
- Car Trouble (2009) ... (characters)
 2010 Justice League: Crisis on Two Earths (Video) (creator)
 2009 Superman/Batman: Public Enemies (Video) (creator)
 2009 Batman: Arkham Asylum (Video Game) (character created by: Batman) / (characters: Bruce Wayne/Batman, Commissioner James Gordon, The Joker, Dr. Jonathan Crane/Scarecrow, Martha Wayne & Dr. Thomas Wayne - uncredited)
  Batman: Black and White (TV Series) (10 episodes, 2009) (character "Batman" - 10 episodes, 2008)
- Sunrise (2009) ... (creator)
- Monsters in the Closet (2009) ... (creator)
- Legend (2009) ... (creator)
- In Dreams (2009) ... (creator)
- I'll Be Watching (2009) ... (creator)
 2009 Batman Date with Destiny (Short) (characters)
 2008 Lego Batman: The Videogame (Video Game) (characters - uncredited)
 2008 Indiana Jones and the Relic of Gotham (Short) (characters)
 2008 The Dark Knight (characters)
 2008 Batman: Gotham Knight (Video) (creator)
 2008 Justice League: The New Frontier (Video) (creator)
 2008 Batman: The Dark Knight (Video short) (based on characters created by)
 2007 Arkham Asylum Fan Film (Short) (comic book characters)
 2004-2006 The Batman (TV Series) (comic strip - 7 episodes)
- Gotham's Ultimate Criminal Mastermind (2006) ... (comic strip)
- The Icy Depths (2006) ... (comic strip)
- The Big Chill (2004) ... (comic strip)
- The Man Who Would Be Bat (2004) ... (comic strip)
- Traction (2004) ... (comic strip)
  Teen Titans (TV Series) (character: Robin - 17 episodes, 2003 - 2006) (character "Robin" - 3 episodes, 2003 - 2005)
- Calling All Titans (2006) ... (character: Robin)
- Bunny Raven or How to Make a Titananimal Disappear (2005) ... (character "Robin")
- Can I Keep Him? (2004) ... (character "Robin")
- Wavelength (2004) ... (character: Robin)
- Haunted (2004) ... (character: Robin)
 2005 The Batman vs. Dracula (Video) (character: Batman)
 2005 Batman Begins (Video Game) (characters)
 2005 Batman Begins (characters)
 2005 Batman: New Times (Video short) (characters)
 2004 World's Finest (Short) (characters)
 2004 Grayson (Short) (characters)
 2004 Catwoman (characters)
  Justice League (TV Series) (characters - 6 episodes, 2003) (character: Batman - 1 episode, 2004) (Batman created by - 1 episode, 2004)
- Starcrossed: Part II (2004) ... (character: Batman)
- Starcrossed (2004) ... (Batman created by)
- Wild Cards (2003) ... (characters)
- A Better World: Part II (2003) ... (characters)
- A Better World (2003) ... (characters)
 2003 Dark Justice (Short) (character: Batman)
 2003 Batman: Mystery of the Batwoman (Video) (character created by: Batman) / (characters: Bruce Wayne/Batman, Alfred Pennyworth, Commissioner James Gordon & Oswald Chesterfield Cobblepot/The Penguin - uncredited)
 2003 Chase Me (Video short) (creator)
 2003 Batman: Rise of Sin Tzu (Video Game) (characters)
 2003 Batman: Dead End (Short) (characters: Batman - uncredited)
 2003 Batman: Dark Tomorrow (Video Game) (creator)
 2003 The Death of Batman (Short) (characters)
 2002 Birds of Prey (TV Series) (Batman, Alfred, Joker, Catwoman characters)
 2002 Dan Harmon's Batman (Short) (characters)
 2001 Batman: Vengeance (Video Game) (characters)
 2001 Batman: Gotham City Racer (Video Game) (characters)
 2001 Batman: Chaos in Gotham (Video Game) (characters)
 2000 Batman Beyond: Return of the Joker (Video) (character created by: Batman) / (characters: Bruce Wayne/Batman & The Joker - uncredited)
 2000 Batman Beyond (Video Game) (characters)
  Superman (TV Series) (2 episodes, 1998 - 1999) (Batman created by - 3 episodes, 1997)
- The Demon Reborn (1999) ... (creator)
- Knight Time (1998) ... (creator)
- World's Finest: Part 2 (1997) ... (Batman created by)
- World's Finest: Part 3 (1997) ... (Batman created by)
- World's Finest: Part 1 (1997) ... (Batman created by)
 1999 Batman Beyond: The Movie (TV Movie) (characters)
  The New Batman Adventures (TV Series) (12 episodes, 1998) (characters - 1 episode, 1997)
- Old Wounds (1998) ... (creator)
- Animal Act (1998) ... (creator)
- Critters (1998) ... (creator)
- Cult of the Cat (1998) ... (creator)
- The Ultimate Thrill (1998) ... (creator)
 1998 Batman & Robin (Video Game) (characters)
 1998 Batman & Mr. Freeze: SubZero (Video) (characters: Bruce Wayne/Batman, Dick Grayson/Robin, Alfred Pennyworth, Commissioner James Gordon & Dr. Victor Fries/Mr Freeze - uncredited) / (comic books)
 1997 The Batman Superman Movie: World's Finest (TV Movie) (creator)
 1997 Batman & Robin (Batman characters)
 1996 Batman Forever: The Arcade Game (Video Game) (characters)
  Batman: The Animated Series (TV Series) (Batman created by - 85 episodes, 1992 - 1995) (character: Bruce Wayne/Batman - 32 episodes, 1993 - 1995) (character: Dick Grayson/Robin - 19 episodes, 1993 - 1995) (character: Commissioner James Gordon - 16 episodes, 1993 - 1994) (characters: Bruce Wayne/Batman, Alfred Pennyworth & Commissioner James Gordon - 8 episodes, 1992) (character: Alfred Pennyworth - 6 episodes, 1993 - 1995) (characters: Bruce Wayne/Batman & Alfred Pennyworth - 5 episodes, 1992 - 1993) (character: The Joker - 4 episodes, 1993 - 1994) (characters: Bruce Wayne/Batman & Commissioner James Gordon - 4 episodes, 1992) (character: Jervis Tetch/The Mad Hatter - 3 episodes, 1993 - 1994) (characters: Bruce Wayne/Batman, Dick Grayson/Robin, Alfred Pennyworth & Commissioner James Gordon - 3 episodes, 1992) (character: Selina Kyle/Catwoman - 2 episodes, 1994 - 1995) (characters: Bruce Wayne/Batman, Dick Grayson/Robin, Alfred Pennyworth, Commissioner James Gordon & Tony Zucco - 2 episodes, 1993) (characters: Bruce Wayne/Batman, Alfred Pennyworth & The Joker - 2 episodes, 1992 - 1993) (characters: Bruce Wayne/Batman, Alfred Pennyworth, Commissioner James Gordon & The Joker - 2 episodes, 1992 - 1993) (characters: Bruce Wayne/Batman, Alfred Pennyworth, Commissioner James Gordon & Selina Kyle/Catwoman - 2 episodes, 1992) (characters: Bruce Wayne/Batman, Alfred Pennyworth, Commissioner James Gordon & District Attorney Harvey Dent - 2 episodes, 1992) (character: Dr. Victor Fries/Mr. Freeze - 1 episode, 1994) (character: Oswald Cobblepot/The Penguin - 1 episode, 1994) (character: Oswald Chesterfield Cobblepot/The Penguin - 1 episode, 1993) (characters: Bruce Wayne/Batman, Commissioner James Gordon & Oswald Chesterfield Cobblepot/The Penguin - 1 episode, 1993) (characters: Bruce Wayne/Batman & The Joker - 1 episode, 1993) (characters: Bruce Wayne/Batman, Dick Grayson/Robin & Oswald Chesterfield Cobblepot/The Penguin - 1 episode, 1993) (character created by: Batman - 1 episode, 1992) (characters: Bruce Wayne/Batman, Alfred Pennyworth, Commissioner James Gordon & Bat-Mite - 1 episode, 1992) (characters: Bruce Wayne/Batman, Alfred Pennyworth, The Joker, Jervis Tetch/The Mad Hatter & Dr. Jonathan Crane/The Scarecrow - 1 episode, 1992) (characters: Bruce Wayne/Batman, Dick Grayson/Robin & Alfred Pennyworth - 1 episode, 1992) (characters: Bruce Wayne/Batman, Dick Grayson/Robin, Alfred Pennyworth, Commissioner James Gordon & The Joker - 1 episode, 1992) (characters: Bruce Wayne/Batman, Commissioner James Gordon, The Joker, Oswald Chesterfield Cobblepot/The Penguin & Selina Kyle/Catwoman - 1 episode, 1992) (characters: Bruce Wayne/Batman, Alfred Pennyworth, Commissioner James Gordon & Dr. Thomas Wayne - 1 episode, 1992) (characters: Bruce Wayne/Batman, Alfred Pennyworth, Dr. Jonathan Crane/The Scarecrow, Dick Grayson/Robin & The Joker - 1 episode, 1992) (characters: Bruce Wayne/Batman, Alfred Pennyworth & Selina Kyle/Catwoman - 1 episode, 1992) (characters: Bruce Wayne/Batman, Dick Grayson/Robin, Alfred Pennyworth, Commissioner James Gordon, The Joker, Harvey Dent/Two-Face, Oswald Chesterfield Cobblepot/The Penguin & Dr. Hugo Strange - 1 episode, 1992) (characters: Bruce Wayne/Batman, Alfred Pennyworth, Commissioner James Gordon, Martha Wayne, Dr. Thomas Wayne, Selina Kyle & Jervis Tetch/The Mad Hatter - 1 episode, 1992) (characters: Bruce Wayne/Batman, Alfred Pennyworth & Jervis Tetch/The Mad Hatter - 1 episode, 1992) (characters: Bruce Wayne/Batman & Oswald Chesterfield Cobblepot/The Penguin - 1 episode, 1992) (characters: Bruce Wayne/Batman, Dick Grayson/Robin, Commissioner James Gordon, Dr. Jonathan Crane/Scarecrow & The Joker - 1 episode, 1992) (characters: Bruce Wayne/Batman, Alfred Pennyworth, Commissioner James Gordon, Harvey Dent/Two-Face, Martha Wayne & Dr. Thomas Wayne - 1 episode, 1992) (characters: Bruce Wayne/Batman, Commissioner James Gordon & District Attorney Harvey Dent - 1 episode, 1992) (character: Bruce Wayne/Batman, Alfred Pennyworth & Commissioner James Gordon - 1 episode, 1992) (characters: Bruce Wayne/Batman, Commissioner James Gordon & The Joker - 1 episode, 1992) (characters: Bruce Wayne/Batman, Alfred Pennyworth, Commissioner James Gordon, Dr. Jonathan Crane/The Scarecrow & Dr. Thomas Wayne - 1 episode, 1992) (character: Bruce Wayne/Batman & Alfred Pennyworth - 1 episode, 1992) (characters: Bruce Wayne/Batman, Alfred Pennyworth & Dr. Victor Fries/Mr. Freeze - 1 episode, 1992) (characters: Bruce Wayne/Batman, Commissioner James Gordon & Selina Kyle/Catwoman - 1 episode, 1992)
- The Lion and the Unicorn (1995) ... (Batman created by) / (character: Alfred Pennyworth - uncredited) / (character: Bruce Wayne/Batman - uncredited) / (character: Dick Grayson/Robin - uncredited)
- A Bullet for Bullock (1995) ... (Batman created by) / (character: Alfred Pennyworth - uncredited) / (character: Bruce Wayne/Batman - uncredited)
- Catwalk (1995) ... (Batman created by) / (character: Bruce Wayne/Batman - uncredited) / (character: Selina Kyle/Catwoman - uncredited)
- Showdown (1995) ... (Batman created by) / (character: Bruce Wayne/Batman - uncredited) / (character: Dick Grayson/Robin - uncredited)
- The Terrible Trio (1995) ... (Batman created by) / (character: Bruce Wayne/Batman - uncredited) / (character: Dick Grayson/Robin - uncredited)
 1995 Batman Forever (characters)
 1993 Batman: Mask of the Phantasm (character created by: Batman) / (characters: Bruce Wayne/Batman, Alfred Pennyworth, Commissioner James Gordon & The Joker - uncredited)
 1992 Batman Returns (Video Game) (characters)
 1992 Batman Returns (Batman characters)
 1992 Batman: Revenge of the Joker (Video Game) (characters)
 1991 Alyas Batman en Robin (characters - uncredited)
 1989 Batman (Video Game) (characters)
 1989 Holy Batmania (Video documentary short) (Batman creator)
 1989 Batman (Batman characters)
 1988 Batman: The Caped Crusader (Video Game) (characters)
 1979 The World's Greatest SuperFriends (TV Series) (character Batman - uncredited)
 1979 Legends of the Superheroes (TV Series) (characters: Batman, Robin, Riddler - uncredited)
 1978 Challenge of the SuperFriends (TV Series) (characters: Batman, Robin, Scarecrow, Riddler - uncredited)
 1977 The New Adventures of Batman (TV Series) (characters)
 1976 Fury of the Dragon (characters: Batman scene)
 1974 The Three Stooges Follies (comics)
 1968 The Batman/Superman Hour (TV Series) (characters)
  Batman (TV Series) (character created by: Batman - 118 episodes, 1966 - 1968) (character: Bruce Wayne/Batman - 118 episodes, 1966 - 1968) (character: Dick Grayson/Robin - 117 episodes, 1966 - 1968) (character: Commissioner James Gordon - 114 episodes, 1966 - 1968) (characters created by - 2 episodes, 1966) (characters: Bruce Wayne/Batman, Dick Grayson/Robin, Alfred Pennyworth, Commissioner James Gordon - 1 episode, 1966) (character: Bruce Wayne/Batman, Dick Grayson/Robin, Alfred Pennyworth & Commissioner James Gordon - 1 episode, 1966)
- Minerva, Mayhem and Millionaires (1968) ... (character created by: Batman) / (character: Bruce Wayne/Batman - uncredited) / (character: Commissioner James Gordon - uncredited) / (character: Dick Grayson/Robin - uncredited)
- The Entrancing Dr. Cassandra (1968) ... (character created by: Batman) / (character: Bruce Wayne/Batman - uncredited) / (character: Commissioner James Gordon - uncredited) / (character: Dick Grayson/Robin - uncredited)
- The Joker's Flying Saucer (1968) ... (character created by: Batman) / (character: Bruce Wayne/Batman - uncredited) / (character: Commissioner James Gordon - uncredited) / (character: Dick Grayson/Robin - uncredited)
- I'll Be a Mummy's Uncle (1968) ... (character created by: Batman) / (character: Bruce Wayne/Batman - uncredited) / (character: Commissioner James Gordon - uncredited) / (character: Dick Grayson/Robin - uncredited)
- The Great Train Robbery (1968) ... (character created by: Batman) / (character: Bruce Wayne/Batman - uncredited) / (character: Commissioner James Gordon - uncredited) / (character: Dick Grayson/Robin - uncredited)
 1967 Batgirl (TV Short) (characters)
 1967 Batman Fights Dracula (Batman character - uncredited)
 1967 Caprice ("Batman" television sequence based on characters created by)
 1966 James Batman (character - uncredited)
 1966 Cool McCool (TV Series) (creator)
 1966 Batman: The Movie (character created by: Batman) / (characters: Bruce Wayne/Batman, Dick Grayson/Robin, Alfred Pennyworth, Commissioner James Gordon, The Joker, Oswald Chesterfield Cobblepot/The Penguin & Selina Kyle/Catwoman - uncredited)
 1960 Courageous Cat and Minute Mouse (TV Series) (character)
 1949 Batman and Robin (characters: Bruce Wayne/Batman, Dick Grayson/Robin, Alfred Pennyworth, Commissioner James Gordon & Vicky Vale - uncredited) / (comic book created by)
 1943 Batman (characters: Bruce Wayne/Batman, Dick Grayson/Robin & Alfred Pennyworth - uncredited) / (comic books created by)
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Personal Quote:

[Talking about director Tim Burton]: "Tim has a great vision. Unfortunately he gets so involved with the characterization of the villains, and the scenic backgrounds, that at times he forgets about the story line." See more »

Trivia:

Co-created with Bill Finger the Batman villains cat burglar Selina Kyle/Catwoman, umbrella loving Oswald Chesterfield Cobblepot/The Penguin, former District Attorney Harvey Dent/Two-Face, the master of fear Dr. Jonathan Crane/The Scarecrow, shape-shifter Basil Karlo/Clayface, psychiatrist Dr. Hugo Strange and gangster Salvatore Vincent "The Boss" Maroni. See more »

Trademark:

Frequently dealt with dark themes in his comics See more »

Star Sign:

Scorpio

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