But he went with his memorable line from the 1989 film "Batman", and 1992′s "Batman Returns". Burton took the Caped Crusader into a gothic metropolis that made fans forget about the colorful and amusing Batman of the 70's.
Of the many airborne characters Michael Keaton has portrayed over the years - Birdman, Vulture, the scene in Herbie: Fully Loaded where I assume the titular Love Bug takes him for a ride - he's still best known for playing Batman. At least, that what he believes.
Michael Keaton delivered a commencement address Saturday at Kent State University where he's an alum.
'I've got two words that I want you all to remember, they're very important and if I leave you with anything, I'm going to leave you with these two words....
"I got one more thing to say and it will only take me a second", Keaton said, ramping up the intrigue.
The legendary actor, 66, delivered the commencement address at Kent State University on Saturday, a university where he studied journalism in the early 1970s.