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Burt Ward Biography

Birth Name:
Bert John Gervis Jr.
Birth Place:
Los Angeles, California, United States
Actor, Visual Effects

Fast Facts

  • Best known for playing Batman's sidekick, Robin, in the campy '60s live-action ABC series and the NBC cartoon series from the '70s
  • Recorded two songs with Frank Zappa and the Mothers of Invention
  • Penned Boy Wonder: My Life In Tights, an autobiographical account of his heyday as Robin, in 1985
  • Formed Boy Wonder Visual Effects, Inc
  • , which provides visual effects and 3-D animation for movies and TV shows
  • Teamed up with Adam West to reprise their Batman and Robin roles for a 2002 episode of The Simpsons


  • Gavin Gervis -- Brother
  • Lisa Ward -- Daughter
  • Melody Lane Ward -- Daughter
  • Bonney Lindsey -- Ex-wife
  • Mariana Torchia -- Ex-wife
  • Bert John Gervis -- Father
  • Marjorie Charlotte Ward Blumenfeld Gervis -- Mother
  • Gigi -- Sister