It is unfortunately just another in a long line of great actors from my youth that have departed who provided so much laughter and enjoyment. He was a comedic genius and will certainly be missed.
“He put up a valiant fight with lung cancer, emphysema and pneumonia,” Mrs. Gorshin said in a statement.
Despite dozens of television and movie credits, Gorshin will be forever remembered for his role as The Riddler, Adam West’s villainous foil in the question mark-pocked green suit and bowler hat on “Batman” from 1966-69.
Riddle me this: Who was the best Riddler character ever in all Batman shows and movies? No question about it, it was Frank Gorshin.