CAROLINA BEACH, N.C. — Pat Hingle, 84, a veteran actor whose was known as Commissioner Gordon in the first four Batman movies in the 1990s, has died after battling blood cancer.

Family friend Michele Seidman said, Hingle died of myelodysplasia, a type of blood cancer at his home in Carolina Beach shortly after 10 p.m. Saturday.

Hingle is survived by Julia, his wife of 29 years; five children; 11 grandchildren; and two sisters.

His career in movies and television spanned six decades, and he was also nominated for a Tony Award in 1958. Hingle's last movie was Talladega Nights: The Ballad of Ricky Bobby, which was released in 2006.