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 show would make him the most famous butler in the world.