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Frank Gorshin

Born in Pittsburgh in 1933, the son of hardworking Croatian Catholics, Frances and Frank, Sr. While working as a teenager at the Sheridan Square Theatre, memorized mannerisms of the screen stars and created an impressionist act. That act blossomed into a career that had him star in movies, television, nightclubs and theater stages. Best remembered for his role as The Riddler on the original 1960s TV series, Batman. His impressions of stars like Burt Lancaster, Kirk Douglas and Marlon Brando were some of his best and he performed them throughout his career. Died in 2005 of lung cancer, as he was a heavy smoker, and is buried in Calvary Catholic Cemetery in Hazelwood, PA.