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Many might know him as ComicBook/TheJoker on the 1960s' ''Series/{{Batman}}'' series, however, he began his career in films during UsefulNotes/TheGoldenAgeOfHollywood. Being at least 6'3, he was often in roles as a TallDarkAndHandsome LatinLover, even being nicknamed as "The Latin from Manhattan" and had many fangirls. He was also a dancer, a singer, and a comedian, but his film roles were varied from westerns to comedies, to dramas. He had a reputation in Hollywood as a "confirmed bachelor", often being the go-to male companion for many actresses as movie premieres, however, he later revealed two years before his death that he was gay; apparently, it was an open secret amongst actors, according to autobiographies.

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Many might know him as ComicBook/TheJoker on the 1960s' ''Series/{{Batman}}'' ''Series/{{Batman|1966}}'' series, however, he began his career in films during UsefulNotes/TheGoldenAgeOfHollywood. Being at least 6'3, he was often in roles as a TallDarkAndHandsome LatinLover, even being nicknamed as "The Latin from Manhattan" and had many fangirls. He was also a dancer, a singer, and a comedian, but his film roles were varied from westerns to comedies, to dramas. He had a reputation in Hollywood as a "confirmed bachelor", often being the go-to male companion for many actresses as movie premieres, however, he later revealed two years before his death that he was gay; apparently, it was an open secret amongst actors, according to autobiographies.



* ''Series/{{Batman}}'' (1966-68) and [[Film/BatmanTheMovie the 1966 movie]]

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* ''Series/{{Batman}}'' ''Series/{{Batman|1966}}'' (1966-68) and [[Film/BatmanTheMovie the 1966 movie]]



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->''"Well, you know what they say in Hollywood - the most important thing is being sincere, even if you have to fake it."''

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* ''Lust In The Dust'' (1985)


Another thing many might know Romero for was his moustache that he had throughout his film roles. He was so protective of it that, when he played the Joker on ''Batman'', his makeup had to be painted ''over'' his moustache because he refused to shave it.

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Another thing many might know Romero for was his moustache that he had throughout his film roles. He was so protective of it that, when he played the Joker on ''Batman'', his makeup had to be painted ''over'' his moustache because he refused to shave it.
it. He was the tallest and oldest actor to play The Joker, beginning the part at the age of fifty-nine, and he is the only actor to play the part who has never won or been nominated for an Academy Award.


Another thing many might know Romero for was his moustache that he had throughout his film roles. He was so protective of it, he allowed the ''Batman'' make-up team to paint over it during his Joker roles which can be noticed in close-ups by eagle-eyed viewers.

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Another thing many might know Romero for was his moustache that he had throughout his film roles. He was so protective of it, it that, when he allowed played the ''Batman'' make-up team to paint over it during his Joker roles which can on ''Batman'', his makeup had to be noticed in close-ups by eagle-eyed viewers.
painted ''over'' his moustache because he refused to shave it.

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* ''Film/LoveBeforeBreakfast'' (1936)

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* ''Series/{{Zorro}}'' (1957)


Cesar Julio Romero, Jr. (February 15, 1907 -- January 1, 1994) was an American actor of Spanish and Cuban origins that appeared on television and film. Many might know him as ComicBook/TheJoker on the 1960s' ''Series/{{Batman}}'' series, however, he began his career in films during UsefulNotes/TheGoldenAgeOfHollywood. Being at least 6'3, he was often in roles as a TallDarkAndHandsome LatinLover, even being nicknamed as "The Latin from Manhattan" and had many fangirls. He was also a dancer, a singer, and a comedian, but his film roles were varied from westerns to comedies, to dramas. He had a reputation in Hollywood as a "confirmed bachelor", often being the go-to male companion for many actresses as movie premieres, however, he later revealed two years before his death that he was gay; apparently, it was an open secret amongst actors, according to autobiographies.

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Cesar Julio Romero, Jr. (February 15, 1907 -- January 1, 1994) was an American actor of Spanish and Cuban origins that appeared on television and film.

Many might know him as ComicBook/TheJoker on the 1960s' ''Series/{{Batman}}'' series, however, he began his career in films during UsefulNotes/TheGoldenAgeOfHollywood. Being at least 6'3, he was often in roles as a TallDarkAndHandsome LatinLover, even being nicknamed as "The Latin from Manhattan" and had many fangirls. He was also a dancer, a singer, and a comedian, but his film roles were varied from westerns to comedies, to dramas. He had a reputation in Hollywood as a "confirmed bachelor", often being the go-to male companion for many actresses as movie premieres, however, he later revealed two years before his death that he was gay; apparently, it was an open secret amongst actors, according to autobiographies.


Cesar Julio Romero, Jr. (February 15, 1907 -- January 1, 1994) was an American actor of Cuban origins that appeared on television and film. Many might know him as ComicBook/TheJoker on the 1960s' ''Series/{{Batman}}'' series, however, he began his career in films during UsefulNotes/TheGoldenAgeOfHollywood. Being at least 6'3, he was often in roles as a TallDarkAndHandsome LatinLover, even being nicknamed as "The Latin from Manhattan" and had many fangirls. He was also a dancer, a singer, and a comedian, but his film roles were varied from westerns to comedies, to dramas. He had a reputation in Hollywood as a "confirmed bachelor", often being the go-to male companion for many actresses as movie premieres, however, he later revealed two years before his death that he was gay; apparently, it was an open secret amongst actors, according to autobiographies.

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Cesar Julio Romero, Jr. (February 15, 1907 -- January 1, 1994) was an American actor of Spanish and Cuban origins that appeared on television and film. Many might know him as ComicBook/TheJoker on the 1960s' ''Series/{{Batman}}'' series, however, he began his career in films during UsefulNotes/TheGoldenAgeOfHollywood. Being at least 6'3, he was often in roles as a TallDarkAndHandsome LatinLover, even being nicknamed as "The Latin from Manhattan" and had many fangirls. He was also a dancer, a singer, and a comedian, but his film roles were varied from westerns to comedies, to dramas. He had a reputation in Hollywood as a "confirmed bachelor", often being the go-to male companion for many actresses as movie premieres, however, he later revealed two years before his death that he was gay; apparently, it was an open secret amongst actors, according to autobiographies.


Cesar Julio Romero, Jr. (February 15, 1907 -- January 1, 1994) was an American actor that appeared on television and film. Many might know him as ComicBook/TheJoker on the 1960s' ''Series/{{Batman}}'' series, however, he began his career in films during UsefulNotes/TheGoldenAgeOfHollywood. Being at least 6'3, he was often in roles as a TallDarkAndHandsome LatinLover, even being nicknamed as "The Latin from Manhattan" and had many fangirls. He was also a dancer, a singer, and a comedian, but his film roles were varied from westerns to comedies, to dramas. He had a reputation in Hollywood as a "confirmed bachelor", often being the go-to male companion for many actresses as movie premieres, however, he later revealed two years before his death that he was gay; apparently, it was an open secret amongst actors, according to autobiographies.

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Cesar Julio Romero, Jr. (February 15, 1907 -- January 1, 1994) was an American actor of Cuban origins that appeared on television and film. Many might know him as ComicBook/TheJoker on the 1960s' ''Series/{{Batman}}'' series, however, he began his career in films during UsefulNotes/TheGoldenAgeOfHollywood. Being at least 6'3, he was often in roles as a TallDarkAndHandsome LatinLover, even being nicknamed as "The Latin from Manhattan" and had many fangirls. He was also a dancer, a singer, and a comedian, but his film roles were varied from westerns to comedies, to dramas. He had a reputation in Hollywood as a "confirmed bachelor", often being the go-to male companion for many actresses as movie premieres, however, he later revealed two years before his death that he was gay; apparently, it was an open secret amongst actors, according to autobiographies.


Cesar Julio Romero, Jr. (February 15, 1907 -- January 1, 1994) was an American actor that appeared on television and film. Many might know him as The Joker on the 1960s' ''Series/{{Batman}}'' series, however, he began his career in films during UsefulNotes/TheGoldenAgeOfHollywood. Being at least 6'3, he was often in roles as a TallDarkAndHandsome LatinLover, even being nicknamed as "The Latin from Manhattan" and had many fangirls. He was also a dancer, a singer, and a comedian, but his film roles were varied from westerns to comedies, to dramas. He had a reputation in Hollywood as a "confirmed bachelor", often being the go-to male companion for many actresses as movie premieres, however, he later revealed two years before his death that he was gay; apparently, it was an open secret amongst actors, according to autobiographies.

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Cesar Julio Romero, Jr. (February 15, 1907 -- January 1, 1994) was an American actor that appeared on television and film. Many might know him as The Joker ComicBook/TheJoker on the 1960s' ''Series/{{Batman}}'' series, however, he began his career in films during UsefulNotes/TheGoldenAgeOfHollywood. Being at least 6'3, he was often in roles as a TallDarkAndHandsome LatinLover, even being nicknamed as "The Latin from Manhattan" and had many fangirls. He was also a dancer, a singer, and a comedian, but his film roles were varied from westerns to comedies, to dramas. He had a reputation in Hollywood as a "confirmed bachelor", often being the go-to male companion for many actresses as movie premieres, however, he later revealed two years before his death that he was gay; apparently, it was an open secret amongst actors, according to autobiographies.



* ''Series/{{Batman}}'' (1966-68) and the 1966 movie

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* ''Series/{{Batman}}'' (1966-68) and [[Film/BatmanTheMovie the 1966 moviemovie]]


* ''Film/OceansEleven'' (1960)

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* ''Film/OceansEleven'' ''Film/Oceans11'' (1960)

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Cesar Julio Romero, Jr. (February 15, 1907 -- January 1, 1994) was an American actor that appeared on television and film. Many might know him as The Joker on the 1960s' ''Series/{{Batman}}'' series, however, he began his career in films during UsefulNotes/TheGoldenAgeOfHollywood. Being at least 6'3, he was often in roles as a TallDarkAndHandsome LatinLover, even being nicknamed as "The Latin from Manhattan" and had many fangirls. He was also a dancer, a singer, and a comedian, but his film roles were varied from westerns to comedies, to dramas. He had a reputation in Hollywood as a "confirmed bachelor", often being the go-to male companion for many actresses as movie premieres, however, he later revealed two years before his death that he was gay; apparently, it was an open secret amongst actors, according to autobiographies.

Another thing many might know Romero for was his moustache that he had throughout his film roles. He was so protective of it, he allowed the ''Batman'' make-up team to paint over it during his Joker roles which can be noticed in close-ups by eagle-eyed viewers.

Romero died in hospital on New Year's Day 1994 from pneumonia and complications from blood clotting while being treated for bronchitis.
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!!Selected filmography
* ''Film/TheThinMan'' (1934)
* ''Film/JuliaMisbehaves'' (1948)
* ''Film/AroundTheWorldInEightyDays1956''
* ''Series/{{Batman}}'' (1966-68) and the 1966 movie
* ''Film/OceansEleven'' (1960)
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