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We already know that Ben McKenzie will play James Gordon in the upcoming TV series Gotham from Fox, and now we can confirm as to who is playing Oswald Cobblepot/ The Penguin and Bruce Wayne’s butler Alfred Pennyworth in the show.

Britain’s own Sean Pertwee (above will don a suit and play Alfred, while Robin Lord Taylor (The Walking Dead), pictured below,  will play Cobblepot.

Pertwee is a veteran of the screen, having appeared in Neil Marshall’s Dog Soldiers, Event Horizon, and most recently, Alan Partridge: Alpha Papa. He is also the son of Jon Pertwee, the late Doctor Who actgor. Alfred is described as ‘a tough-as-nails ex-marine from East London, who has loyally served the Waynes. Now, in the wake of their tragic deaths, he’s fiercely protective of the young Bruce Wayne.’

Fox have also released a character description for Taylor’s character of Cobblepot: »

- Paul Heath

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