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William Austin (1884-1975) was a British character actor (born in British Guiana) who appeared in many films and serials between the 1920s and the 1940s, though the vast majority of his roles were small and uncredited. He is the brother of actor Albert Austin. He died in Newport Beach, California. 1884 is a leap year starting on Tuesday (click on link to calendar). ... Jump to: navigation, search 1975 was a common year starting on Wednesday (the link is to a full 1975 calendar). ... A character actor is an actor who predominantly performs supporting parts, often in similar roles throughout the course of a career. ... British Guiana was the name of the British colony on the northern coast of South America, now the independent nation of Guyana. ... Film may refer to: photographic film a motion picture in academics, the study of motion pictures as an art form a thin skin or membrane, or any covering or coating, whether transparent or opaque a thin layer of liquid, either on a solid or liquid surface or free-standing Film... This article is about serials in fiction. ... Jump to: navigation, search Sometimes referred to as the Jazz Age or primarily in North America as the Roaring Twenties . In Europe it is sometimes refered to as the Golden Twenties. ... Jump to: navigation, search // Events and trends The 1940s were seen as a transition period between the radical 1930s and the conservative 1950s, which also leads the period to be divided in two halves: The first half of the decade was dominated by World War II, the widest and most... Albert Austin (13 December 1881 or 1885 - 17 August 1953) was an actor, film star, director and script writer, primarily in the days of silent movies. ... City Incorporation September 1, 1906 City Tree Coral Tree City flower Bougainvillea Mayor Steven Bromberg County Orange County Area   - Total   - Land   - Water 50. ... Jump to: navigation, search State nickname: The Golden State Other U.S. States Capital Sacramento Largest city Los Angeles Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger (R) Senators Dianne Feinstein (D) Barbara Boxer (D) Official languages English Area 410,000 km² (3rd)  - Land 404,298 km²  - Water 20,047 km² (4. ...


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Mr. Austin's portrayal of Alfred Pennyworth†, Batman's butler in the 1943 Batman serial is the iconic portrayal still used in the comics. Previous to being played by Mr. Austin, the character was fat and had no facial hair. Performed by Mr. Austin, the character was thin with a mustache. Shortly after the serial was released, Alfred in the comics was changed to match the look of the serial; this representation of the character has continued to this day. Alfred Pennyworth, Bruce Waynes butler, as seen in Justice League. ... Jump to: navigation, search The comic book character Batman, originally and still sometimes referred to as The Batman, is a fictional character and superhero who first appeared in Detective Comics #27 in May 1939. ... Jump to: navigation, search 1943 is a common year starting on Friday. ... Jump to: navigation, search There were two Batman serials released in the 1940s, starring the DC Comics characters Batman and Robin. ...


† - In the serial, Alfred's last name was given as Beagle.


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