Burt Ward

Executive, Actor, Real estate salesperson
Actor Burt Ward rose from obscurity to the height of pop culture celebrity in the mid-1960s as Robin, the Boy Wonder on "Batman" (ABC, 1966-68). His lack of experienced served the golly-gee nature of the role perfectly ... Read more »
Born: 07/05/1945 in Los Angeles, California, USA

Filmography

Actor (23)

TV Land Awards 2006 2005 - 2006 (TV Show)

Actor

Clueless 1995 - 1996, 1998 - 1999 (Tv Show)

Actor

Homeboys in Outer Space 1996 - 1997 (TV Show)

Actor

Living Single 1995 - 1996 (Tv Show)

Actor

Assault of the Party Nerds II 1994 (Movie)

Randolph (Actor)

Clive James 1993 - 1994 (TV Show)

Actor

Beach Babes From Beyond 1992 (Movie)

(cameo appearance) (Actor)

Hot Under the Collar 1991 (Movie)

The Pope (Actor)

Kill Crazy 1991 (Movie)

(Actor)

Smooth Talker 1991 (Movie)

Lab Technician (Actor)

Test Positive 1991 (Movie)

(Actor)

Virgin High 1990 (Movie)

Dick Murphy (Actor)

Robo-C.H.I.C. 1989 (Movie)

(Actor)

Robot Ninja 1988 (Movie)

Stanley Kane (Actor)

Fire in the Night 1985 (Movie)

Paul (Actor)

High School, U.S.A. 1983 - 1984 (TV Show)

Actor

Batman and the Super Seven 1980 - 1981 (TV Show)

Voice

The New Adventures of Batman 1976 - 1978 (TV Show)

Voice

Batman: The Movie 1966 (Movie)

Dick Grayson--Robin (Actor)

Adam West: Behind the Cowl (TV Show)

Actor

Batman (TV Show)

Actor
Visual Effects & Animation (6)

Bulletproof Monk 2003 (Movie)

(Boy Wonder Visual Effects, Inc.) (Visual Effects Producer)

Out of Time 2003 (Movie)

Visual Effects Executive Producer(Boy Wonder Visual Effects) (Visual Effects Producer)

Hart's War 2002 (Movie)

digital painting/compositing(Boy Wonder/additional visual effects) (Visual Effects)

Epicenter 2000 - 2001 (TV Show)

Visual Effects

What's The Worst That Could Happen? 2001 (Movie)

Visual Effects Artist (Visual Effects)

Avalanche (TV Show)

Visual Effects

Biography

Actor Burt Ward rose from obscurity to the height of pop culture celebrity in the mid-1960s as Robin, the Boy Wonder on "Batman" (ABC, 1966-68). His lack of experienced served the golly-gee nature of the role perfectly, and for three years, he and co-star Adam West, who played the Dark Knight, were the toast of television. After the show's cancellation, he entered the twilight world reserved for stars who dimmed as quickly as they shone: an endless cycle of low-budget movies and convention appearances, often in costume. For his part, Ward took the reversal of fortune in stride, mining his past success for all it was worth. In doing so, he preserved a degree of immortality for an aging but nevertheless faithful following.

Relationships

Marjorie Charlotte Ward Blumenfeld

Mother

Burt Gervis

Father

Kathy Kersh

Wife
second wife married on February 25, 1967 divorced in June 1968

Bonney Lindsey

Wife
married on July 19, 1965 divorced in December 1966

Tracy Posner

Wife
fourth wife daughter of financier Victor Posner

Mariana Torchia

Wife
third wife married on August 10, 1985 divorced

Lisa Ward

Daughter
mother Bonney Lindsey

EDUCATION

University of California at Santa Barbara

Santa Barbara , California 1964

University of California at Los Angeles

Los Angeles , California 1965
briefly studied there

Milestones

1988

Produced children's educational video, "The World of Earlybird"

1986

Served as president of Pinnacle Associates, Inc., publicly held trading company

1984

Held office of president of A Night with the Stars Inc.

1966

Co-starred as Robin in the feature film, "Batman"

1966

Co-starred as Robin the Boy Wonder on the superhero action spoof, "Batman"

1965

Signed to contract with 20th Century Fox Studios

Supplied the voice of Robin (opposite Adam West, creator of the TV "Batman") on NBC animated children's series, "Batman and the Super Seven"

Studied the occult; tried marketing felt-tip pens

Served as president, Entertainment Licensing Corporation and Entertainment Management Corporation, Malibu, CA

Has played supporting guest roles in such low-budget feature films as "Robot Ninja" (1989), "Virgin High", "Robo-C.H.I.C.", "Kill Crazy" and "Smooth Talker" (all 1990)

Bonus Trivia

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Ward was a committee member of the UCLA Speed Reading Contest, sponsored by the American Medical Society, Beverly Hills (1963)

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He was named Man of the Year by Harvard University (1984)

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Ward received the Gold Mask Award given by the Hollywood Appreciation Society (1984)

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Ward is also a recipient of the Bronze Halo Award given by the Southern California Motion Picture Society (1984)

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