Legendary actor Michael Gough began his career as a professional entertainer following his time in the Non-Combatant Corps during World War 2. He made his film debut in 1948’s Blanche Fury, and appeared in over 150 titles throughout his career. To list them all would be a fool’s errand, but some notable works include Richard III, The Phantom of the Opera, Dr. Terror’s House of Horrors, They Came from Beyond Space, Julius Caesar, The Legend of Hell House, Horror of Dracula, Top Secret!, The Serpent and the Rainbow, Batman, Batman Returns, Batman Forever, Batman & Robin, St. Ives, Sleepy Hollow, The Corpse Bride and Alice in Wonderland. Michael Gough died on March 17, 2011 after a short illness. He was 94.