The Joker has to rank near the top among characters portrayed by the most different actors onscreen, unless you count public domain characters like Sherlock Holmes, Tarzan, Dracula, or Jesus Christ. The people at Burger Fiction have laid out the character’s illustrious screen history in a video called The Evolution of The Joker.
Cesar Romero, Jack Nicholson, Mark Hamill, Heath Ledger, and that guy who sent Will Smith a dead pig in the mail—they’ve all put their own spin on the Clown Prince of Crime, and The Evolution of The Joker breaks it all down. If you don’t already have a favorite Joker chosen, this could be what helps you finally make that extremely important decision.
If you’re ready, watch The Evolution of The Joker below. And for more wonderful Burger Fiction toys, head over to the Burger Fiction YouTube channel right here. As for those who are thinking about playing The Joker in some future film, a word of advice: Leave work at work.
Here’s the video: