Appeared in Dorothy L. Sayers
' play, "The Zeal of Thy House," at the Westminster Theatre in London, England, with Harcourt Williams, Marie Ney, Frank Napier, Michael Gough
, Donald Eccles and Mark Dignam
in the cast.
6' 6" (1.98 m)
Did You Know?
I had never read comics before I [was hired for Batman
(1966)]. My agent rang up and said, "I think you are going to play on Batman." I said, "What is Batman?". He said, "Don't you read the comics?". I said, "No, never." He said, "I think you are going to be Batman's butler." I said, "How do I know I want to be Batman's butler?" It was the most ridiculous thing I had ever heard of. He said, "It ...
He was initially reluctant to sign on to play Batman's butler, Alfred Pennyworth, on Batman
(1966) until a friend pointed out to him that the series would make him the most famous butler in the world.
Towering height and slender frame