Batman and Superman actors through the years

POSTED: 1:34 PM Mar 24 2016   UPDATED: 12:53 PM Mar 28 2016

With Ben Affleck's debut underneath the Caped Crusader's cowl in "Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice," take a look back at some of the other men who've played Batman and Superman.

Batman actors - Lewis Wilson
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Lewis Wilson is famous for being the first actor to play Batman on film, doing so in the 1943 film serial "Batman," while Douglas Croft played Robin. The plot involved Batman and Robin -- as U.S. government agents -- attempting to defeat the Japanese agent Dr. Daka at the height of World War II. Wilson died in 2000 at the age of 80.


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