A  Look at DC Villain Joker Thru The Years

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The first teaser trailer for Todd Philips’ upcoming comic book origin story –Joker –starring Joaquin Phoenix as DC Comics’ iconic villain has been released.

And in honor of the iconic clown we’ve decided to make a list of the actors who stepped in the role in the past years.

#1 Cesar Romero

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The late actor, played the Joker on the Batman television series from 1966 to 1968.

#2 Jack Nicholson

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Nicholson played the first theatrical iteration of the Clown Prince of Crime in 1989’s “Batman.”

#3 Mark Hamill

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Hamill became the voice of the Joker for the DC Animated Universe starting in 1992.

#4 Kevin Michael Richardson

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He voiced a radically restyled Joker for 2004’s “The Batman.”

#5 Jeff Bennett

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Bennett voiced Joker in 2008’s “Batman: The Brave and The Bold.”

#6 Steve Blum

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Veteran voice actor Steve Blum voiced the Joker in 2008’s “Lego Batman: The Videogame.”

#7 Heath Ledger

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The late actor became the first actor in almost 20 years to play the iconic character on screen in 2008’s “The Dark Knight.”

#8 Brent Spiner

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Spinter became Joker for 2011’s “Young Justice” series.

#9 Michael Emerson

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He played an older Joker who forced Batman out of retirement in 2012’s “Batman: The Dark Knight Returns.”

#10 Jared Leto

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Academy Award winner Jared Leto will debut as Joker, alongside Margot Robbie as Harley Quinn, in this year’s “Suicide Squad.”