DC Comics, and figures of the stature of Mark Hamill, Andrea Romano and Paul Dini expressed their sorrow at the death.art by Kevin Conroy
This Friday the DC Universe mourns the death of Kevin Conroy, an actor who for more than 30 years was the voice of Batman in different animated series, animated movies and video games, which has generated reactions on social networks, remembering the beloved actor.
Thank you. 🦇❤️ pic.twitter.com/hB4XUy8Gw1
—Batman (@Batman) November 11, 2022
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DC Comics shared a statement on its official website in which it mourns the death of Kevin Conroy, who unfortunately lost the battle against cancer.
Who reported Conroy’s death was Diane Pershing, who played Poison Ivy in the animated series
“(To Kevin Conroy) He will be missed not only by the cast of the series, but also by his legion of fans around the world.”
Andrea Romano, director of dialogue and casting for Warner Bros. Animation, recalled the human quality of Kevin Conroy.
“Kevin was so much more than an actor I had the pleasure of casting and directing: he was a dear friend of over 30 years whose kindness and generous spirit knew no boundaries… Kevin’s warm heart, his delightfully deep laugh, and his pure love for life will be with me forever”.
Clancy Brown, an actor who lent his voices to other DC characters such as Lex Luthor, appreciated that Conroy’s work was the spearhead of the DC Animated Universe
Bruce imagined him, Andrea found him and, once found, Kevin kicked the door open for all of us to bring you the amazing characters of DCAU.
Kevin, my friend, my colleague, my hero. We will all miss you terribly. You are a singular soul. Thank you. now rest #Batman #KevinConroy pic.twitter.com/yrNC8Mfjnt
— Clancy Brown (@RealClancyBrown) November 11, 2022
“Bruce (Timm) envisioned it, Andrea found it, and once he found it, Kevin kicked the door open for all of us to bring you the amazing DCAU characters. Kevin, my friend, my colleague, my hero. We will all miss you terribly. You are a singular soul. Thanks. Now rest“.
— Paul_Dini (@Paul_Dini) November 11, 2022
Paul Dini, co-creator of the Batman animated series, recalled that Conroy supported human causes and was attentive to disasters such as the one that occurred on September 11, 2001.
“Kevin brought a light with him everywhere…whether he was in the recording booth giving it his all, or feeding first responders during 9/11, or making sure every fan who ever waited for him had a moment with his Batman. . A hero in every sense of the word. Irreplaceable. Eternal“.
Kevin Conroy, the human behind Batman
In the same vein, Henry Gilbert, producer of The Simpsons, shared a video in which Kevin Conroy narrates his experience when he collaborated as a rescuer at the WTC in 2001.
In the documentary I Know That Voice, Kevin Conroy tells this unforgettable story about working at a food aid station in Manhattan in the days after 9/11. #KevinConroy #Batman
– Gabriel Torres (@jgtorresa) November 11, 2022
Mark Hamill, actor who played Joker in Batman: The Animated Series stressed that Conroy was a man committed to his teammates, with whom he had a great friendship.
“Kevin was perfection…He was one of my favorite people on the planet, and I loved him like a brother. He truly cared for the people around him: his decency shone through in everything he did. Every time I saw or talked to him, my spirits were lifted.“.
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Source: DC Comics
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