Bill Finger (II) (1914–1974)

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Bill Finger was a comic book writer. His father Louis Finger was born in Austria and emigrated to the United States in 1907, while still a teenager. Louis worked as a tailor. Tessie, Bill's mother, was born and raised in New York City. Both parents were in their early 20s at the time of Finger's birth. Bill Finger had two sisters. Finger was born ... See full bio »

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  Green Lantern Corps (comic book) (announced)
  Joker 2 (based on characters created by) (announced)
  Arkham: Tales of the Dark Knight (TV Series) (writer - 2 episodes) (pre-production)
- Escape from Gotham ... (writer)
- Pilot ... (writer)
 2021 The Batman (Batman created by) (pre-production)
  Interview with the Batman (Short) (characters) (filming)
 2022 The Lego Batman Movie 2 (Batman created by)
 2019-2020 Batwoman (TV Series) (based on characters created for DC by - 12 episodes)
- Episode #1.12 (2020) ... (based on characters created for DC by)
- Episode #1.11 (2020) ... (based on characters created for DC by)
- Episode #1.10 (2020) ... (based on characters created for DC by)
- Crisis on Infinite Earths: Part Two (2019) ... (based on characters created for DC by)
- A Mad Tea-Party (2019) ... (based on characters created for DC by)
 2019-2020 Union Jack (TV Series) (characters created by: Invaders - 2 episodes)
- Family (2020) ... (characters created by: Invaders)
- Blood (2019) ... (characters created by: Invaders)
  DC Super Hero Girls (TV Series) (Batman created by - 24 episodes, 2019) (Batman Created by - 1 episode, 2019)
- #BackInAFlash (2019) ... (Batman created by)
- #TheGoodTheBadAndTheBizarre (2019) ... (Batman created by)
- #RageCat (2019) ... (Batman created by)
- #SoulSisters Part 2 (2019) ... (Batman created by)
- #SoulSisters Part 1 (2019) ... (Batman created by)
  Titans (TV Series) (Robin created for DC by - 13 episodes, 2019) (character: Richard John "Dick" Grayson - 1 episode, 2018)
- Nightwing (2019) ... (Robin created for DC by)
- Faux Hawk (2019) ... (Robin created for DC by)
- E.L._.O. (2019) ... (Robin created for DC by)
- Fallen (2019) ... (Robin created for DC by)
- Atonement (2019) ... (Robin created for DC by)
 2019 Superman: End of an Era (Short) (characters)
 2019 The Death and Return of Superman (Video) (character created by: Batman)
 2019 Pennyworth (TV Series) (based on characters created for DC by - 10 episodes)
- Marianne Faithful (2019) ... (based on characters created for DC by)
- Alma Coogan (2019) ... (based on characters created for DC by)
- Sandie Shaw (2019) ... (based on characters created for DC by)
- Julie Christie (2019) ... (based on characters created for DC by)
- Cilla Black (2019) ... (based on characters created for DC by)
 2019 Scooby-Doo and Guess Who? (TV Series) (Batman created by - 1 episode)
- What a Night for a Dark Knight! (2019) ... (Batman created by)
 2019 Joker (based on characters created by)
 2019 Young Justice (TV Series) (Batman created by - 5 episodes)
- Nevermore (2019) ... (Batman created by)
- Antisocial Pathologies (2019) ... (Batman created by)
- Elder Wisdom (2019) ... (Batman created by)
- Triptych (2019) ... (Batman created by)
- Princes All (2019) ... (Batman created by)
 2015-2019 Gotham (TV Series) (based on the characters created by - 74 episodes)
- Legend of the Dark Knight: The Beginning... (2019) ... (based on the characters created by)
- Legend of the Dark Knight: They Did What? (2019) ... (based on the characters created by)
- Legend of the Dark Knight: I Am Bane (2019) ... (based on the characters created by)
- Legend of the Dark Knight: The Trial of Jim Gordon (2019) ... (based on the characters created by)
- Legend of the Dark Knight: Nothing's Shocking (2019) ... (based on the characters created by)
 2019 Batman vs Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles (Video) (Batman created by)
 2019 The Lego Movie 2: The Second Part (created by: Batman)
 2019 Reign of the Supermen (created by: Batman)
 2018 Birds of Feather (TV Series) (characters - 1 episode)
- Black Sheep (2018) ... (characters)
 2018 Batman: The Dark Knight (Short) (characters)
 2018 The Death of Superman (Video) (character created by: Batman)
 2018 Teen Titans GO! to the Movies (Batman and Robin created by)
 2018 Catwoman Retribution (Short) (characters by)
 2018 Batman Ninja (character created by: Batman)
 2018 Lego DC Comics Super Heroes: The Flash (Video) (character created by: Batman)
 2016-2018 Justice League Action (TV Series) (character created by: Batman - 41 episodes)
- She Wore Red Velvet (2018) ... (character created by: Batman)
- Unleashed (2018) ... (character created by: Batman)
- Captain Bamboozle (2018) ... (character created by: Batman)
- Barehanded (2018) ... (character created by: Batman)
- Watchtower Tours (2018) ... (character created by: Batman)
 2018 Batman: Gotham by Gaslight (Batman created by)
 2018 Scooby-Doo & Batman: The Brave and the Bold (based on characters created by: Batman)
 2017 Justice League Action Shorts (TV Series) (character created by: Batman - 3 episodes)
- Clown Party (2017) ... (character created by: Batman)
- Eezy Freezy (2017) ... (character created by: Batman)
- Skyjacked (2017) ... (character created by: Batman)
 2017 A Message From The Joker (Short) (characters)
 2017 Justice League (Batman created by)
 2017 Batman vs. Two-Face (Video) (character created by: Batman)
 2017 Batman and Harley Quinn (character created by: Batman)
 2017 The Lego Batman Movie (Batman created by)
 2017 Justice League Dark (Video) (character created by: Batman)
 2016 Batman: Return to Arkham (Video Game) (character created by: Batman)
 2016 Batman: Return of the Caped Crusaders (character created by: Batman)
 2016 Batman: Dante (Short) (creator)
 2016 Batman Unlimited: Mechs vs. Mutants (Video) (character created by: Batman)
 2016 Batman: The Killing Joke (Batman created by)
 2016 Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice (Batman created by)
 2016 Batman: Bad Blood (Video) (characters: Bruce Wayne/Batman, Richard John "Dick" Grayson, Dr. Jervis Tetch/Mad Hatter & Drury Walker/Killer Moth - uncredited)
 2016 Batman V Arrow (Video) (character created by: Batman)
 2015 Batman: The Puzzle Master (Video) (characters - uncredited)
 2015 Cartoon Superheroes Abridged (TV Series) (characters - 2 episodes)
- Episode #1.4 (2015) ... (characters)
- Episode #1.1 (2015) ... (characters)
 2015 Batman vs. Robin (Video) (characters: Bruce Wayne/Batman, Richard John "Dick" Grayson, Dr. Thomas Wayne & Martha Wayne - uncredited)
 2014 Dark Nights (TV Series) (characters - 1 episode)
- Prodigy II - What Comes Up (2014) ... (characters)
 2014 The Great Mistake of Dr. Miles (Video short) (characters - uncredited)
 2014 Batman: Crusader (Batman created by)
 2014 Justice League: War (Video) (character created by: Batman - uncredited)
 2013 Batman (Video Game) (characters - uncredited)
 2013 Batman: Face to Face (Short) (characters)
 2013 Robin's Shopping Trip (Short) (characters - uncredited)
 2013 Batman's Lego Adventure: Part 1 (Short) (characters - uncredited)
 2013 Batman's Lego Adventure: Part 2 (Short) (characters - uncredited)
 2013 Batman's Lego Adventure: Part 3 (Short) (characters - uncredited)
 2013 Batman's Lego Adventure: Part 4 (Short) (characters - uncredited)
 2013 Honest Trailers (TV Series) (characters: Batman - 1 episode)
- Batman & Robin (2013) ... (characters: Batman - uncredited)
 2013 The Batman: A Fan Film (Short) (characters - uncredited)
 2012 The Batman (Video short) (characters - uncredited)
 2012 Justice League: Doom (Video) (character: Bruce Wayne/Batman - uncredited)
 2011 Batman: The Brave and the Bold (TV Series) (character created by: Alan Scott/Green Lantern - 1 episode)
- Crisis: 22,300 Miles Above Earth! (2011) ... (character created by: Alan Scott/Green Lantern)
 2011 Batman: Night's End (Short) (creator - uncredited)
 2010 Batman: Under the Red Hood (Video) (concepts: Red Hood and Ace Chemical Plant based on "The Man Behind the Red Hood" written by - uncredited)
 2010 Justice League: Crisis on Two Earths (Video) (characters: Bruce Wayne/Batman & The Joker as The Jester - uncredited)
 2008 Justice League: The New Frontier (Video) (characters: Bruce Wayne/Batman & Richard John "Dick" Grayson/Robin - uncredited)
  The Batman (TV Series short) (creator - 13 episodes, 2004 - 2005) (characters - 1 episode, 2008)
- The End of the Batman (2008) ... (characters)
- Clayface of Tragedy (2005) ... (creator)
- The Rubberface of Comedy (2005) ... (creator)
- Bird of Prey (2005) ... (creator)
- Topsy Turvy (2005) ... (creator)
 2006 Batman Beyond Path of Destruction (Short) (characters - uncredited)
 2005 Batman Begins (Video Game) (characters - uncredited)
 2001 Batman: Gotham City Racer (Video Game) (characters - uncredited)
 2001 Batman: Chaos in Gotham (Video Game) (characters - uncredited)
  The New Batman Adventures (TV Series) (concept created by: Ace Chemical Plant - 1 episode, 1999) (inspired by the works of - 1 episode, 1998)
- Mad Love (1999) ... (concept created by: Ace Chemical Plant - uncredited)
- Legends of the Dark Knight (1998) ... (inspired by the works of)
 1999 Batman Beyond (TV Series) (creator)
 1994 The Adventures of Batman & Robin (Video Game) (characters - uncredited)
  Batman: The Animated Series (TV Series) (story "Batman and Robin the Boy Wonder" - 1 episode, 1993) (concept created by: Ace Chemical Plant - 1 episode, 1993)
- Robin's Reckoning: Part I (1993) ... (story "Batman and Robin the Boy Wonder" - uncredited)
- The Man Who Killed Batman (1993) ... (concept created by: Ace Chemical Plant - uncredited)
 1992 Batman Returns (Video Game) (characters)
 1992 Batwoman & Catgirl (Video) (based on story)
 1991 Batman (Video Game) (characters)
 1991 Alyas Batman en Robin (characters - uncredited)
 1989 Batman (Video Game) (characters)
 1989 Holy Batmania (Video documentary short) (creator - uncredited)
 1988 Batman: The Caped Crusader (Video Game) (characters - uncredited)
 1976 Track of the Moon Beast (written by - as William Finger)
 1972 Batwoman and Robin Meet the Queen of the Vampires (characters - uncredited)
 1972 Batwoman and Robin (characters - uncredited)
 1968 The Green Slime (screenplay - as William Finger)
 1968 The Batwoman (based on the story - uncredited)
 1967 Snow Devils (screenplay - as William Finger)
 1966 Batman (TV Series) (written by - 2 episodes)
- The Clock King Gets Crowned (1966) ... (written by)
- The Clock King's Crazy Crimes (1966) ... (written by)
 1965 Alyas Batman at Robin (characters)
 1964 Batman and Robin (Short) (characters)
  77 Sunset Strip (TV Series) (written by - 2 episodes, 1961) (story - 1 episode, 1961)
- Reserved for Mr. Bailey (1961) ... (story - as William Finger)
- The Desert Spa Caper (1961) ... (written by)
- The Positive Negative (1961) ... (written by)
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Co-created with Bob Kane the Batman villains cat burglar Selina Kyle/Catwoman, umbrella loving Oswald Chesterfield Cobblepot/The Penguin, former District Attorney Harvey Dent/Two-Face, the master of fear Dr. Jonathan Crane/The Scarecrow, shape-shifter Basil Karlo/Clayface, psychiatrist Dr. Hugo Strange and gangster Salvatore Vincent "The Boss" Maroni. See more »

Trademark:

Finger liked to have giant oversized functional props like typewriters, musical instruments etc for his characters to work and fight around.

Star Sign:

Aquarius

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