Death of Frank Gorshin

April 5, 1933 - May 17, 2005
Burbank, California | Age 72

Impressionist, and 'The Riddler' on the Batman TV series dead at 72
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Frank Gorshin, the impressionist with 100 faces best known for his Emmy-nominated role as the Riddler on the "Batman'' TV series, has died. He was 72.

Gorshin's wife of 48 years, Christina, was at his side when he died Tuesday at Providence Saint Joseph Medical Center, his agent and longtime friend, Fred Wostbrock, said Wednesday.

"He put up a valiant fight with lung cancer, emphysema and pneumonia,'' Mrs. Gorshin said in a statement.

Despite dozens of TV and movie...

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