Billy Dee Williams is Two-Face in The LEGO Batman Movie

The smoothest actor in the galaxy, Billy Dee Williams, will be voicing the character of Two-Face in The LEGO Batman Movie in a nod to his previous appearance in a Batman movie.

Back in 1989, Tim Burton directed the Batman film that defined the character for a generation of movie-goers. In Batman, Billy Dee Williams played District Attorney Harvey Dent – a relatively small role. It was expected that in a later film the actor would have played Dent again as the character became Two-Face, but when Joel Schumacher took on the directing duties for Batman Forever, the role was recast with Tommy Lee Jones.

Billy Dee Williams as Harvey Dent in Batman (1989)

It’s been a piece of Batman movie lore that’s relatively well known among fans, which led one to ask Chris McKay, director of The LEGO Batman Movie, if Williams would be voicing Two-Face in the movie. The filmmaker responded:

This will follow the actor’s appearance in The LEGO Movie, in which the baron of smooth reprised his career-defining role as Lando Calrissian in a perfectly executed cameo. Williams has voiced Lando Calrissian frequently, in Robot Chicken, LEGO Star Wars specials and Star Wars Rebels.


Graham was the Editor up until November 2020. He has plenty of experience working on LEGO related projects. He has contributed to various websites and publications on topics including niche hobbies, the toy industry and education. Follw Graham on Twitter @grahamh100.

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