Has to be Kevin Conroy. He did the voice on the show that got me interested in Batman, and that's Batman to me.
Of course, I'd be lying if I said I didn't think Adam West's Batman wasn't brilliant and amazing.
Christian Bale is my favorite among the movie Batmen. Val Kilmer was pretty good too.
Kevin Conroy is the only correct choice. That said I loved Adam West's Batman when I was a kid, but more for him than for it being true to Batman. Also, I've never really liked any of the movie versions of Batman that much. I think Bale is the best of them, but there's something about Nolan's take on Batman that just doesn't grab me.
Keaton. He just uses his regular voice when he plays Batman, and he still comes across as a badass and much different than his Bruce Wayne alter-ego. He conveys his emotions much more subtly than the other actors, and much more effectively.
He was the one from Batman Returns right?
I vote him too.
@AhmadMetallic: I just noticed that... That was a typo.
Shhh!!! I thought this was going to be a hilarious thread by someone who doesn't speak English very well until I recognized your username and thought "aww man, it's just a typo ..." :D
on-topic: I'm not familiar enough with the older Batmanz to make a call ... Other than Bale and video-game Batman, I only really remember Adam West (albeit dubbed in German from my childhood days).
@DeF: Yeah, but I also wasn't thinking straight I guess. Or not thinking at all. I was drinking a lot of coffee, and so I made more mistakes than just the typo (if you'll take that as a good excuse). Video game Batman is Conroy, and he comes from the popular animated series.
this thread title is the bet haha
Conroy is the best package for both Wayne and the Bat, so I choose him. As far as the films go, I think Keaton did the better frivolous Bruce Wayne while Bale is a great obsessive Batman.
At first the whole "bet" thing was the only thing I caught, but once you re-read it, there's a lot more to it that's incorrect. Ha ha.
Fuck sakes. I went to change the page to page 3 but clicked again and picked Bale accidentally.
Take away one of those votes and put it on Keaton I guess. I didn't want to pick Bale because of how he growls when he talks. If I have to use subtitles to understand what in the fuck you're saying when you're speaking English something is wrong.
Kevin Conroy is definitely my default choice for Batman, but I really enjoyed Diedriech Bader's version in Batman: The Brave and the Bold.
Oddly enough, I have never really liked any of the movie interpretations of Batman. In terms of looks, I think Val Kilmer is the closest to what I think Bruce Wayne/Batman would look like.
He has been my Batman since I was a kid, he did the voice for the Batman Animated Series in the 90s. That show was way ahead of its time, and I still watch it today and enjoy its atmosphere and characters.
I like the guy who does the voice for him in the Arkham games, he is now my Batman.
I didn't watch The Animated Series in English, so, no Kevin Conroy for me! Besides, judging him from his performance in Batman Arkham Asylum/City, i think i prefer the Brazilian voice actor for Batman... BUT! My favorite Batman is Adam West. It's the best adaptation(Considering the comic books of the time.) and it's just incredibly charismatic.