Michael Gough Dies at 94: Alfred from the Batman Movies
Michael Gough, Alfred from the Batman Movies, Dies at 94
Veteran actor Michael Gough, best known to American audiences as Alfred in Batman, Batman Returns, Batman and Robin, and Batman Forever, has passed away at 94.
Doctor Who fans are feeling the loss of Michael Gough, too: he played The Celestial Toymaker opposite William Hartnell, the First Doctor. From 1947 to 2011, Michael Gough has made 179 screen and voiceover appearances.
Michael Gough's noteworthy film and TV appearances include:
- Dracula (1958)
- The Avengers (1965-67)
- The Boys from Brazil (1978)
- Blake's 7 (1980)
- Out of Africa (1985)
- Corpse Bride (2005)
- Alice in Wonderland (2010)
But one of Gough's most impressive accomplishments -- he was the ONLY person who didn't make a complete ass out of himself in the 1997 disaster "Batman and Robin."