The Joker character is known to be Batman’s oldest and most annoying enemy, representing everything that Batman opposes. His appearance, personality, laughter, and jokes often leave a deep impression on audiences and readers. His identity is very mysterious, his real name has never been revealed, only know that he is a crime genius with a very strange personality, others also call him “the clown” (the clown). . Joker is very difficult to grasp, often having detailed plans with high accuracy in crimes. Join us to review all of the Joker character roles in history to get a most general perspective on this “crime prince”.
- Jared Leto, “Suicide Squad” (2016)
In 2016, after a long absence from Joker on the big screen, Suicide Squad returned with the promise of the coolest Joker in DC history – played by Jared Leto.
The more hope you have, the higher the frustration. True to the cool ad, the Suicide Squad Joker Joker appears with trendy hiphop costume, with perfectly brushed hair and metal teeth. But only that, beautiful appearance seems to be all that this Joker version has. The flashy clothes cannot cover Jared Leto’s immaturity and lack of confidence. His role is said to be the most joker in history, losing the depth and inherent need of Joker.
2. Cameron Monaghan, “Gotham”
Despite being a minor role in the Gotham TV series, Cameron Monaghan has shown a emotional and praiseworthy Joker. Assuming the role when only 22 years old, is the Joker with the youngest appearance in history, but the madness is still fully described by Cameron Monaghan through every smile, eyes. Joker has always been a heavy and picky character, and Cameron’s performance is an effort worthy of recognition.
3. Cesar Romero, “Batman” (1966)
Over time, the age of the actor playing the Joker became smaller, as evidenced by the first Joker actor – Cesar Romero, who played the role when he was 61 years old.
1966 marked the first time Joker appeared on the screen, and from there, became the most beloved villain in history. The purple shirt, blue hair and savage laughter were legendary by Cesar Romero, so famous that every time the Joker was mentioned, that image came to mind. His acting is still lacking compared to the comic version, but has become the basis for the Joker actors to learn and inspire.
4. Jack Nicholson, “Batman” (1989)
As the second actor in the history to show the Joker character, Jack Nicholson is said to represent the “crime prince” in accordance with the original comic book. The role of Jack Nicholson fully represents an intelligent, scheming Joker and is a true counterpart to Batman. His version of the Joker is knowledgeable about chemistry, likes to make people laugh, and has a range of tricks to challenge his opponents. He is also the one who makes the Joker exactly like a clown’s most, one who wants to bring laughter and horror to the opposite.
5. Mark Hamill, “Batman, The Animated Series”
Few people know that Luke Skywalker of Star Wars is the person behind the Joker voice. Mark Hamill is a special actor, he does not need to appear, just use his voice and laughter, but can fully express the savage, crazy Joker. To this day, Mark Hamill is still the voice most associated with DC Joker characters, with 8 series and cartoons he participated in voicing the Joker. Mark Hamill shared he sought inspiration from Hannibal Lecter and Jerry Lewis to focus on the Joker. During the voice acting, he had to act really, to be able to accurately portray a deep character like Joker.
6. Heath Ledger, “The Dark Knight” (2008)
But after all, when it comes to Joker, the first name people think of is still Heath Ledger.
In 2008, when Christopher Nolan announced Heath would take on the role of Joker in The Dark Night, many Batman fans were skeptical of the director’s decision.
Yet when The Dark Knight came to theaters, people seemed to forget that this was a movie about Batman. Joker of Heath Ledger has truly become the protagonist, never evil has become so charming and magical. Heath Ledger has legendaryized a single Joker, despite all the principles, just likes to see everything engulfed in flames with gloating smiles and emotionless eyes, a Joker with the most intimate and crazy depth in history. Every Joker. The famous saying “Why So Serious”, along with the wild smiling face is also associated with the image of Joker Heath Ledger.