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Sad news for Bat-Fans, and lovers of classic 90's animation: Efrem Zimbalist Jr., best remembered for voicing Alfred on Batman: The Animated Series, has died.

Zimbalist Jr. had a varied and extensive career, with acting credits going back over sixty years, from early live action work in shows such as 77 Sunset Strip, to more recent fame in seemingly every superhero animation of the past two decades.

Alongside Batman: The Animated Series he also starred in a wide range of DC Animated movies, as well as Spider-Man, Iron Man and Superman series - becoming a popular figure among fans in the process.

The New York born actor passed away on Friday May 2, 2014 at his ranch in Solvang, California. He was 95.


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