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• The Penguin is based on a cartoon penguin used in Kool cigarettes' advertising campaign.
• Played most famously by Burgess Meredith in the 1960s television series followed by Danny DeVito in the 1992 film Batman Returns.
• The character will be portrayed again in the FOX series Gotham by Robin Lord Taylor.
• There is a water ride at Six Flags Great America called The Penguin's Blizzard River.