Not since the days of Arnold Schwarzenegger has an actor been involved at such a high level in some way within the United States government. Before him, former film star Ronald Reagan famously took the job of President of the United States from 1981 to 1989. Now, following the inauguration of President Joe Biden, the second person in line for the succession of President is Senator Patrick Leahy, who has starred in numerous Batman films. After Biden and Madam Vice President Kamala Harris, is Senator Patrick Leahy, who was sworn in as the President Pro Tempore of the United States Senate.
Leahy is a senior senator from Vermont, who first started his political career in 1975 - and is also a lifelong Batman fan, appearing in a number of movies alongside the hero.
His real life is just as adventurous as his on-screen personas, as in 2001 Leahy was targeted by a murder attempt, which saw five people killed through the use of anthrax.
The government official has appeared in a number of Batman movies, including two of Christopher Nolan's hits.
Most notably, he appeared in 2008’s The Dark Knight, where he played the guest at Bruce Wayne’s party who was held at knife-point by the Joker.Insurance Loans Mortgage Attorney Credit Lawyer
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Batman The Dark Knight saw Patrick Leahy being threatened by the Joker (Image: WARNER BROS)
Batman: Patrick Leahy was held at knifepoint by the Joker in The Dark Knight (Image: WARNER BROS)
That’s not all, as Leahy also played a Wayne board member in the movie’s sequel, The Dark Knight Rises, which came out in 2012.
His fondness for the Caped Crusader doesn’t stop with Christian Bale’s iteration of the