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Olan Soule.jpg Olan Soule[1]
Birthname: Olan Soule

Born: February 28, 1909

Birthplace: La Harpe, Illinois, USA

Years Active: February 1, 1994 (aged 84)

Olan Soule (February 28, 1909 – February 1, 1994) was an American character actor with hundreds of credits in films, radio, commercials, television and animation.


Olan first performed as the Caped Crusader on the 1968 Filmation produced The Batman/Superman Hour. He reprised his role as Batman on The Adventures of Batman (1977), The New Scooby-Doo Movies and Sesame Street (1970).

Voice on Super Friends

Olan Soule - Batman, 1973-1984.jpg

His biggest Batman fans remember his addition to the Batman mythos as the voice of SuperFriends team member, Batman. Soule eventually gave the Batman mantle to the man who portrayed him in the 1966, original live action series. This however, would not be the end, he would continue to contribute to the SuperFriends Series, by providing the voice of Professor Martin Stein, one half of the integrated dual identity to Firestorm .


On February 1, 1994, Soule died of lung cancer in Los Angeles, California. He was 84 years old. His interment was located at Forest Lawn - Hollywood Hills Cemetery.

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  1. Picture is Olan Soule as ''Carmichael' from the 1979, TV series Battlestar Galactica.
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