Burt Ward (b. July 6, 1945) portrayed Robin/Dick Grayson on the television series Batman, and the related 1966 film Batman. He also voiced Robin for the animated series The New Adventures of Batman. He reprised his Robin role in two 1979 NBC television variety shows entitled Legends of the Superheroes and Roast of the Superheroes. Ward starred in a comedic retrospective about the Batman TV series, in which he plays himself, entitled Return to the Batcave: The Misadventures of Adam and Burt. In recreation sequences in the retrospective, Jason Marsden portrayed Ward both in and out of character as Robin.