The famous American actor and activist Bert John Gervis Jr also known as Burt Ward is finally getting a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame. The versatile actor is popularly known for portraying the memorable character of Dick Grayson/Robin in the famous Batman adaptations of the 1960s and 1970s. He has even dubbed for numerous animated films that went on to become big hits.
The involvement of super-hero fictional character Batman in the ceremony creates a history as it is the very first time that a character from a comic book has been a major part of the ceremony and has been honoured. Big Bird, Kermit the Frog, Snow White, Mickey Mouse, and Minnie Mouse are some of the other fictional animated characters who have their names engraved. The news has created a huge buzz and has made his fans excited. Many of his fans have shared several memorable moments from the early 1960s and 1970s that created nostalgia on the internet. Earlier this year, the fictional character of Batman was announced as a Hollywood Walk of Fame achiever for the upcoming year 2020. The characters of Batman and Robin have evolved over the years and have become iconic super-hero characters. Burt Ward has a deep connection with the Batman series as it has earned him wide recognition and appreciation across the world.
Burt Ward is popularly known as the sidekick of Batman in the series between 1966 and 1968. He has also voiced for the 1977 Saturday morning animated series The New Adventures of Batman, Legends of the Superheroes (1979), and two animated feature films, Batman return of Caped Crusaders (2016) and Batman vs. Two-Face (2017). He has also made some interesting special appearances in multiple series that include Spongebob SquarePants, Robot Chicken, Futurama, The Simpsons, Clueless, and more. The actor has also been featured in some of the popular movies like Heaven & Hell, Moving Targets, Robot Ninja and The Under Achievers.
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