Star Wars
Hungry Gamer

Efrem Zimbalist Jr. Voice of Alfred Dies at 95

Efrem_Zimbalist,_Jr.

Veteran actor Efrem Zimbalist Jr. — known to older generations as the star of the TV series 77 Sunset Strip and The F.B.I. and to younger audiences as the voice of Alfred Pennyworth on Batman: The Animated Series, has died at the age of 95.

In the 1980s, Zimbalist acted opposite his daughter, actress Stephani Zimbalist, and Pierce Brosnan on Remington Steele, where he played the title character’s mentor. He also played “Don Alejandro de la Vega” in the 1990 TV series Zorro.

Advert
Save 20 on all pre-order statues at TFAW.com!

His feature films included Wait Until Dark, House of Strangers, and Hot Shots!.

Advert
100% Awesome Official Dr Who Merchandise

Zimbalist found a whole new generation of fans through his voice roles on several animated TV series, including as Doctor Octopus on Spider-Man, Justin Hammer on Iron Man, and as King Arthur on The Legend of Prince Valiant. But it was as Bruce Wayne’s droll butler and confidante Alfred Pennyworth on Batman: The Animated Series that he may be best known to IGN readers.

Zimbalist would reprise vocal duties as Alfred on The New Batman Adventures, Justice League, Batman & Mr. Freeze: SubZero, Batman: Mystery of the Batwoman, Static Shock, Superman, and for the video game Batman: Vengeance.

Advert

Via The Hollywood Reporter

Goth Geek Girl

About skulldouggary

Evil genius and future ruler of this puny planet.

Check Also

Xbox Game Pass Ultimate Subscribers Can Funimation Free

Funimation and Xbox have teamed up to offer free anime to Xbox Game Pass Ultimate …

SuperHeroStuff - Shop Comics Now!