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Holy Cast List, Batman!

Updated: Aug 19, 2023

It all began when I came upon Frank Gorshin's name. You may remember him. He portrayed Stash in "Welcome to Our Branch Office" (Season 7). Well, it seems he also portrayed The Riddler in the Batman television series (1966-1968). So, I decided to see if any other actors from Batman had appeared on Hawaii Five-0. Oh, yes! I made it only a fourth or a fifth of the way down the list of Batman television actors before I ran out of steam. I didn't even get to the Batman movie actors, except for Pat Hingle, whom we never will forget. Even so, I created quite a list of my own. Take a look:


A (Very) Partial List of

Five-0 Guest Stars Who Appeared on Batman

the television series (1966 – 1968) and the movies (1989 – 1997)


H. M. Wynant (Frosty)

Colonel Sindell in “Three Dead Cows at Makapuu” (Season 2, 2 episodes)

Otis Mims in “While You’re at It, Bring in the Moon” (Season 4)


Roger C. Carmel (Colonel Gumm)

Misha Toptegan in “FOB Honolulu” (Season 3, 2 episodes) and “The Ninety-Second War” (Season 4)


Jack Kruschen (Eivol Ekdah)

Blumberg in “For a Million… Why Not?” (Season 4)


Anthony Aiello (Pressman)

Augie Syzmanski in “R&R&R” (Season 4)


Lane Bradford (Cordy Blue)

Moose Oakley in “Odd Man In” (Season 4)

King Manola in “Thanks for the Honeymoon” (Season 5)


Malachi Throne (False Face)

Barry Bonamo in “Bait Once, Bait Twice” (Season 4)

Reeves in “Will the Real Mr. Winkler Please Die” (Season 5)


Victor Buono (King Tut)

Eric Damien in “The $100,000 Nickel” (Season 6)


David Wayne (The Mad Hatter)

Monsieur Bordeaux in “30,000 Rooms and I Have the Key” (Season 6)


Frank Gorshin (The Riddler)

Stash in “Welcome to Our Branch Office” (Season 7)


Dina Merrill (Calamity Jan)

Dr. Barbara Dalton in “Nine Dragons” (Season 9)


Vito Scotti (Matey Dee)

Bill Baskin in “Woe to Wo Fat” (Season 12)


Pat Hingle (Commissioner Gordon in the Batman movies: Batman, 1989; Batman Returns, 1992; Batman Forever, 1996; Batman & Robin, 1997)

Grant Ormsbee in “The Defector” (Season 8), “Man on Fire” (Season 9), and “To Kill a Mind” (Season 9)


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honu59
honu59
19 août 2023

Wonderful list, H5O, and I'm not surprised by all the cross-over.


The other night, we watched "Blue Hawaii" with Elvis. One of the native characters, Ito O'Hara, looked familiar to me, so I looked him up. Turns out that he was played by Frank Atienza, who was Chinough Olena in "Pig in a Blanket" and Officer Cooper in "Savage Sunday." Frank also had roles in Magnum P.I. and Star Trek.


Frank passed away on October 28, 2018 at the age of 80.

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Steve's Girl
Steve's Girl
21 août 2023
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Celebrated witha Hawaiian pizza as well. And some vanilla ice cream with pineapple and whipped cream.

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Steve's Girl
Steve's Girl
18 août 2023

Well done, H50! It reminded me of working through the "Magnum P.I." casts with the same intentions.

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