Lewis Gilbert Wilson (1920 - 2000)

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Death: Died in Los Angeles, CA, USA
Managed by: Natalie Tan
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About Lewis Gilbert Wilson

Lewis Gilbert Wilson was an American actor from New York City who was most famous for being the first actor to play the DC Comics character Batman in live action (1943's Batman).

He graduated from Worcester Academy in Worcester, Massachusetts in 1939. His family had long roots with the school and his father and even grandfather were graduates. He left acting in order to support his family soon after the Batman series. He worked for General Foods for many years.

In retirement, he lived in North Hollywood, California. He died in Los Angeles, California, aged 80.

He was married to novelist and occasional actress Dana Broccoli (née Natol) (also deceased). They had a son, film producer Michael G. Wilson, best known for his work on the James Bond film series.

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January 28, 1920
August 9, 2000
Age 80
Los Angeles, CA, USA