Many people consider Robert Pattinson to be one of the most talented actors today. The versatile and talented 29-year-old has starred in some of the most memorable films of this decade, and he’s only getting started. He’s currently filming the highly anticipated Batman vs. Superman, and we’ve got the complete list of all the characters he plays below.


Robin is the archenemy of Batman, who fights crime in Gotham City with his mentor’s help. In the upcoming Batman vs. Superman movie, Robin will be played by 27-year-old Ben McKenzie. Here’s a short bio on the Canadian actor:

  • He grew up in Newfoundland and attended university in Toronto.
  • In 2009, he became a born-again Christian and changed his hair color.
  • In 2010, he starred in the critically acclaimed movie Black and Blue, which focuses on police brutality in Toronto.
  • The following year, he had a cameo in the movie House of Gucci, which starred Chris Hemsworth and Scarlett Johansson.

Alfred Pennyworth

Alfred is the butler of billionaire Bruce Wayne, who trains police officers and members of the military as his personal bodyguards. In the upcoming Batman vs. Superman movie, Alfred will be played by 77-year-old Richard Chamberlain. Here’s a short bio on the English actor:

  • He’s best known for his portrayal of Alfred in the 1960s Batman television series. He also played the role in the 1966 film adaptation.
  • He owns a men’s suit shop in London, England. (It’s been around since 1881.)
  • During World War II, he served in the Royal Navy and participated in the D-Day invasions. (He even had a small part in the Toy Story 2 scene that was cut from the movie.)
  • He was knighted in 1983 for his contributions to theater.

Commissioner Gordon

Commissioner Gordon is the head of the Gotham City Police Department, who teams up with Batman to fight crime. In the upcoming Batman vs. Superman movie, Gordon will be played by 71-year-old Jeffrey Dean Morgan. Here’s a short bio on the American actor:

  • He’s best known for his role as police commissioner John J. Dunning in the 1990s sitcom Will & Grace. (Sadly, this was one of the last roles he played before he passed away in May 2018 at the age of 90.)
  • He’s been married four times and has children with three of his wives. (His fourth wife is a former Playboy model. He has two sons from a previous marriage.)
  • He graduated with a degree in Criminal Justice from California State University, Los Angeles. (Which is where he met his fourth wife.)
  • Before becoming an actor, he worked as a bouncer, a knife-thrower, a car detailer, and a lifeguard. (Yes, really.)
  • He was awarded the Ellis Island Medal of Honor in 2015.

Bruce Wayne/Batman

Bruce Wayne is the billionaire owner of Wayne Enterprises, who donates money to charity and educates young people about social issues. In the upcoming Batman vs. Superman movie, Bruce will be played by 61-year-old Tom Hardy. Here’s a short bio on Hardy:

  • He’s best known for his roles in the 2005 movie Bridesmaids and the 2007 movie The Bank Job. (He won an Oscar for his performance in the latter film.)
  • He’s been married to his wife, Nicole, for 24 years. (They have a daughter named Emily.)
  • As a kid, he used to dress up as Batman and fight crime in his parents’ garden. (His mother even had a Batgirl costume made for him.)
  • He studied acting at the London Academy of Music and Dramatic Art. (Where he met his third wife.)
  • In his early 20s, he co-founded a creative agency called The Agency. (Which represents some of the biggest names in Hollywood today.)
  • In the past, he’s been in a few movies with his friend and frequent collaborator Robert Pattinson, most notably the upcoming Batman vs. Superman. (They are also set to star in a movie together called Dark Shadows.)

Lex Luthor

Lex Luthor is one of the primary antagonists of the upcoming Batman vs. Superman movie. He’s the billionaire head of Luthor Corp, who plots to kill or destroy Batman and Superman. In the film, Lex will be played by 54-year-old Jesse Eisenberg. Here’s a short bio on the American actor:

  • He’s best known for his role in the 1996 movie The Ghost Writer. (He also starred in the 2013 movie The Social Network, which was based on the eponymous Facebook story.)
  • In 2015, he played Santa Claus in the movie Arthur Christmas. (He’s also been in a few episodes of the U.S. TV series It’s Always Sunny In Philadelphia.)
  • He has two brothers and a sister. (He also has six kids from a previous marriage.)
  • He graduated magna cum laude from the University of Pennsylvania with a Bachelor of Arts in Economics. (Yes, really.)
  • He then earned a Master of Arts in Business Administration from the University of Pennsylvania’s Wharton School. (Yes, really.)
  • Before making his film debut in Ghost Writer, he co-founded the production studio Lucky Blue Ltd with his wife and manager Rebecca Goldsmith. (They are currently in production on their first feature film, titled The Intern.)
  • Lex is a Libertarian and supports gay rights, climate change legislation, and the legalization of marijuana. (He’s also an accomplished guitar player and songwriter. He’s penned several songs, including one for the upcoming Batman vs. Superman film.)


The Joker is one of the most recognizable and well-loved characters in all of fiction. He’s the primary antagonist in the upcoming DC Comics film Joker, which is based on the iconic character created by writer Bill Finger and artist Jerry Skelly in 1940. In the film, the Joker will be played by Joaquin Phoenix. Here’s a short bio on the Oscar-nominated actor:

  • He’s best known for his role in the upcoming Joker. (He also stars in the 1997 movie The Madness of King George and the 2002 movie I Walked Away.)
  • He’s the son of Academy Award winner Frances Phoenix and film critic Tony Kaye. (They divorced when Joaquin was young.)
  • He attended Harvard University for two years, but dropped out to pursue acting. (Kaye says he dropped out of Harvard to pursue drinking.)
  • In 2016, he married his longtime partner, musician and film producer Chloé Zhao. (They have a son named August who was born in October 2017.)
  • He’s been in A-list movies and TV shows, like The Dark Knight, Taxi Driver, and The Hangover series. (He has a cameo in the upcoming Toy Story 4 as a blue jay.)
  • He’s been nominated for several Golden Globes, Academy Awards, and BAFTAs. (He won an Independent Spirit Award for his work in I Walked Away.)

Harvey Dent

Harvey Dent is the two-faced police commissioner in the upcoming Batman vs. Superman movie. He was formerly the honorable and upright police commissioner, who turned into the infamous Two-Face after learning about Batman’s identity. After seeing Batman’s actions during the climax of the movie, it’s clear that Dent is going to continue his quest for justice. Here’s a short bio on the English actor: