As "The Dark Knight Rises" opens in theaters, take a look back at some of the other men who've played the masked super hero.
Adam West played Batman in the TV series from 1966-1968. He also appeared in the movie "Batman" in 1966.
The following five celebrity urban legends will likely live on long into the future, despite the fact that none of them is remotely true.
Whatever their reasons, more than a few stars have decided to walk away from their chosen fields only to get the itch and return -- some more than once. Take a look at some celebrities who have "unretired."