Back in the time when theater was king, William Shakespeare had the most sought-after roles. Hamlet! Macbeth! That other guy! But that is no longer true. Now the roles that define a career are ones wrapped in a cape, beating the hell out of criminals, and gaudily saying overly dramatic lines while growling like you have a sore throat. 

Every star has a favorite, and it’s all the same. The Batman! The Dark Knight rises again and often, because everything needs a reboot the second the credits are done. There’s been dozens of Batmen, with all sorts of batstyle and batswagger lighting up Gotham like the stars they are. Some good, some bad, all Bat. 

Affleck, Bale, Conroy… Here you have the complete ABC. From the earliest Bat to the newest and most emo iteration here are some weird, wild and Batfacts about the men behind the cowl of the Caped Crusader.

Michael Keaton

Facts about the Batmen Batman, Batman Returns, The Flash Michael Keaton The first actor to come back to the role. Не left after disliking where new director Joel Schumacher was taking the character, only to come back years later in The Flash. CRACKED.COM

Source: NME

Christian Bale

Facts about the Batmen The Dark knight Trilogy christian Bale Bale has gained and lost a grand total of 610 pounds for his various roles-from The Machinist to Ford V Ferrari. CRACKED.COM

Source: Screen Rant

Iain Glen

Facts about the Batmen Titans lain Glen Despite being a multi-nominated actor, Glen also played villains in two video game adaptations - Angelina Jolie's Tomb Raider and Milla Jovovich's Resident Evil. CRACKED.COM

Jensen Ackles

Facts about the Batmen Batman: The Long Halloween Jensen Ackles Ackles learned to play piano in two weeks for a small role as a piano tutor. CRACKED.COM

Source: IMDb

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