Obituary: Cliff Robertson

Actor Cliff Robertson (b.1923) died on September 10. Robertson won an Oscar for his portrayal of the title character in the film Charly, based on Daniel Keyes’s novel Flowers for Algernon. He played the cowboy villain “Shame” in four episodes of Batman in the 1960s and also appeared on The Outer Limits, The Twilight Zone, and Rod Brown of the Rocket Rangers. He appeared in Escape from L.A. and among his final role was portraying Peter Parker’s Uncle Ben in three Spider-Man movies.