Related Information for Frank Gorshin Along with obviously being a singer, Frank Gorshin was also known for being a remarkable impressionist and an actor. In the original Batman television show, Frank Gorshin played the role of the Riddler. This also spawned his song simply titled "The Riddler." His manic portrayal of the Riddler in "Batman" (1966) on TV was directly responsible for turning the character in the comics from a minor villain into one of Batman's major recurring enemies. He was t.. read more