who plays the best joker

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#1 Posted by gats_botl (97 posts) - - Show Bio

i love cesar romero as the joker from the 60s tv show but who is your favourite

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#2 Posted by Cavemold (1818 posts) - - Show Bio

Mark Hamil

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#3 Posted by the_tree (8607 posts) - - Show Bio
  • Live Action: Heath Ledger
  • Animated: Mark Hamill

All around: Mark Hamill.

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#4 Posted by Uno_Oscuro (758 posts) - - Show Bio

Heath Ledger

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#5 Posted by minigunman123 (3262 posts) - - Show Bio

@The_Tree said:

  • Live Action: Heath Ledger
  • Animated: Mark Hamill
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#6 Posted by Joygirl (21033 posts) - - Show Bio

1. Mark Hamill, 2. Kevin Michael Richardson, 3. The guy from MK vs. DC.

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#7 Posted by Rusty_Irons (634 posts) - - Show Bio

Whoever was the voice on Batman TAS.

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#8 Posted by Death Certificate (5720 posts) - - Show Bio

@tmacximas said:

Whoever was the voice on Batman TAS.

@Cavemold said:

Mark Hamil
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#9 Posted by Rusty_Irons (634 posts) - - Show Bio

Having been learned i'm going to say,

@The_Tree said:

  • Live Action: Heath Ledger
  • Animated: Mark Hamill
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#10 Posted by Crom-Cruach (8935 posts) - - Show Bio

Mark Hamil

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#11 Posted by Jorgevy (5165 posts) - - Show Bio

I think we can all agree it's Luke Skywalker

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#12 Posted by kamakazi152 (155 posts) - - Show Bio

Mark Hamill FTW. He does the Joker voice so well when I read a story he is in I read it in Hamills version of the Joker.

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#13 Posted by Redberry (818 posts) - - Show Bio

The one and only Heath Ledger.

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#14 Posted by BiteMe-Fanboy (8918 posts) - - Show Bio

Voice: Mark Hamill

Live Action: Jack Nicholson.

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#15 Edited by _Zombie_ (10572 posts) - - Show Bio

Heath Ledger for overall performance. But anyone who says that anybody does a better Joker voice than Hamill is wrong.

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#16 Posted by DoomDoomDoom (4394 posts) - - Show Bio

@BiteMe-Fanboy said:

Voice: Mark Hamill

Live Action: Jack Nicholson.

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#17 Posted by Manwhohaseverything (3110 posts) - - Show Bio
@kamakazi152: I actually use Ledger's voice now. That little "tick" thing he did with the lip smacking. IMHO, that was brilliant. (if you know what I'm referring to, I didn't describe it very well.)
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#18 Posted by KingofMadCows (349 posts) - - Show Bio

M Arkham ill

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#19 Posted by Onemoreposter (4351 posts) - - Show Bio

@BiteMe-Fanboy said:

Voice: Mark Hamill

Live Action: Jack Nicholson.

Yep, but If I could only pick one...Mark Hamil all day every day.

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#20 Posted by primepower53 (6064 posts) - - Show Bio

@KingofMadCows said:

M Arkham ill

I noticed this a while ago. Coincidence? I THINK NOT!

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#21 Posted by kamakazi152 (155 posts) - - Show Bio

@Manwhohaseverything: I know exactly what you're talking about it. Don't get me wrong I love Ledgers performance but the voice and the creepy/joking spin Hamill puts on it in Arkham Asylum and Arkham City is amazing and also the years he spent on TAS. To me Ledger was a great performer and scary as IDK what, but IMHO Hamill has the essence of the Joker figured out and plays it out perfectly with his voice. Hamill will forever be the voice of The Joker to me.

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#22 Posted by JediXMan (37781 posts) - - Show Bio

Mark Hamill for animation, Heath Ledger for live.

Overall... I don't know.

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#23 Posted by MAZAHS117 (8371 posts) - - Show Bio

While Mark Hamill is the voice of the Joker for an entire generation of fans....This best on-screen performance of the Joker goes to Ledger imo

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#24 Posted by haydenclaireheroes (11325 posts) - - Show Bio

Heath Ledger

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#25 Posted by The_Thunderer (3120 posts) - - Show Bio

@Onemoreposter said:

@BiteMe-Fanboy said:

Voice: Mark Hamill

Live Action: Jack Nicholson.

Yep, but If I could only pick one...Mark Hamil all day every day.

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#26 Posted by kidchipotle (15627 posts) - - Show Bio

Hamill.

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#27 Posted by Liara (433 posts) - - Show Bio

I also agree with Mark Hamill

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#28 Posted by gats_botl (97 posts) - - Show Bio

Who has the best joker laugh??

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#29 Posted by TERMINATOR1234 (315 posts) - - Show Bio

Mark Hamill for the tv series.

Movie series I liked Jack Nickleson best.

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#30 Posted by SupBatz (2186 posts) - - Show Bio

Tough choice. Like many others, I quite literally hear Mark Hamill's voice in my head when I read the Joker. So I suppose that he's my number one Joker - he always gives an amazing performance. He really owned it in TAS and subsequent series and he brought it to a whole new level of creepy in Arkham Asylum and Arkham City.

I'm also a big fan of John DiMaggio (Under the Red Hood). It took a few minutes to get used to the voice but he was a great mix of intelligent and creepy. If he had a better Joker laugh I think he could even give Hamill a run for his money.

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#31 Posted by Joygirl (21033 posts) - - Show Bio

@gats_botl said:

Who has the best joker laugh??

Hamill, Ledger, Richardson.

This category Ledger REALLY shined... his little psychotic inhalation, like it's so funny it's literally killing him inside, has actually influenced the way I build up my personal evil laugh. However, after that build up, I try to imitate the very best -- Hamill. There's no denying that he's the very best. As has been said, I hear his voice when I read the comics.

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#32 Posted by sinestro_GL (3651 posts) - - Show Bio

Mark Hamil. BEST JOKER!

If I had to pick a live-action one...Nicholson.

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#33 Posted by Nova`Prime` (4172 posts) - - Show Bio

This is a tough one, I liked Ledger's performance I still think he was over rated and he gets a lot of praise because he died and people say he got to into the Joker character. And I think Jack's was just an ramped up version of Caesar Romero... I'd have to go with Caesar Romero for nostalgia sakes.

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#34 Posted by Beast_in_the_Shadows (433 posts) - - Show Bio

When it comes to voice acting it's Hamil all the way. Brent Spiner did the Joker in the Young Justice series and he did a really good job (one of the few things I liked about that series) Also, John DiMaggio did a good job in under the red hood.

As for live interpretation I personally feel no one really did it well. Caesar Romero, like the rest of that series, was too campy and took away any serious threat the character had (also think it was stupid that he wouldn't shave his mustache so they had to just makeup over it) Jack Nicholson is great actor, but his joker was to stiff and mechanical, it didn't have that animated feel the Joker needs to have. And Ledger was the worst of them all. His was nothing like what the Joker should be and it isn't surprising when you learn that he didn't know anything about the character when they hired him and how upset he was over having to portray him as being remorseless.

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#35 Edited by mrdecepticonleader (19685 posts) - - Show Bio

Live Action:Heath Ledger

Animation:Mark Hamill

Though I like John DiMaggios Joker in the under the red hood too,and I like seeing other people take on the role too.

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#36 Posted by Night Thrasher (3820 posts) - - Show Bio

1. Mark Hamill

2a. Jack

2b. Ledger

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#37 Posted by vandinejd_1991 (508 posts) - - Show Bio

Hamill will always be the best Joker ever for me!!!! No one will ever beat his performance as the Joker!!!

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#38 Posted by Chronus (1118 posts) - - Show Bio

Mark Hamill.

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#39 Posted by KenTheProfile (420 posts) - - Show Bio

@gats_botl: Mark Hamil or Heath Legder with Jack a close thrid

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#40 Posted by shift631 (2 posts) - - Show Bio

mark hamill voice but heath ledgers acting and how he pulled it off so well, i herd it took him 3 mounts to perfect the laugh.

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#41 Posted by Tunsieon (322 posts) - - Show Bio

Assuming that it can be animated, it would have to be Hamill. His, like most of the B:TAS voice actors, is the voice that I hear when I read the character in a comic.

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#42 Posted by Squalleon (9927 posts) - - Show Bio

MARK HAMILL!!!

M..ARKHAM..ILL

he even got the name :-P

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#43 Posted by Caedus_bane (9 posts) - - Show Bio

The best Joker is in any of the DCAU. Under the red hood somewhat managed to change my mind, but until then, no one was able to even match Hamill as the Joker

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#44 Posted by G_Money_Christmas (902 posts) - - Show Bio

Hamill for cartoons

Ledger for live action

Like so many others have said, Hamill's voice is what I hear when I read the comics

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#45 Posted by htb106 (1724 posts) - - Show Bio

@primepower53 said:

@KingofMadCows said:

M Arkham ill

I noticed this a while ago. Coincidence? I THINK NOT!

Thank god I'm not the only one that noticed!

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#46 Posted by htb106 (1724 posts) - - Show Bio

Live action: Heath Ledger

Voice: M Arkham ill

I actually read the Joker's voice as either of those two, it depends on what the Joker is doing.

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#47 Posted by Aiden Cross (15726 posts) - - Show Bio

Not sure... They all have some of what makes The Joker great...

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#48 Posted by TheSmallvillefan12 (212 posts) - - Show Bio

Heath Ledger

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