Croft Robin mug

Douglas Croft as Robin from a promotional still for Batman

Douglas Croft (b. August 12, 1926 - d. October 24, 1963) portrayed Robin/Dick Grayson in the 1943 serial Batman. He is the first actor to ever play the part of Batman's teen sidekick. He was succeeded in the role by Johnny Duncan in the 1949 serial Batman and Robin.

(External Links: The actor's entries on IMDb and Wikipedia)

Selected Filmography

Serial Date Role
Batman July 16, 1943 Robin/Dick Grayson