High school yearbook, 1966
Burt Ward as the Boy Wonder Robin
Actor Burt Ward was born Bert John Gervis, Jr. in Los Angeles, California. He is
best known for his portrayal of Robin in the television series Batman (1966–68)
and its theatrical film spin-off.
Burt ward was 19 when he auditioned for the part of Robin. He and
Adam West were up against Lyle Waggoner and Peter Deyell for the
roles of Batman and Robin, respectively.