The Thin Clown
General Information
Real name: Unidentified
Alignment: Red Triangle Circus Gang
Affiliation: The Penguin (Boss)
Portrayed by: Doug Jones
Appearances: Batman Returns

The Thin Clown was a thug who worked for the Penguin, as a member of the Red Triangle Circus Gang.


He was often seen alongside The Fat Clown.

The Thin Clown seemed to be the a technician and specialist for the Red Triangle Gang. He attempted a suicide mission once, and ran toward Batman with a bomb strapped to his chest. He was promptly struck down and his bomb was stolen though (Batman used it to blow up The Tattooed Strongman). Later, he and the Red Triangle Gang hacked into the Batmobile in order to frame Batman for the ensuing damage.

He was last seen leaving Arctic World, when the Batskiboat heading towards them.

Behind the ScenesEdit

Originally the Thin Clown was going to be strangled to death by Catwoman using her thighs in Penguin's lair.[1]


  • In the Batman Returns video game for the SNES, there were four different versions of the Thin Clown: blue (common), tan (common), orange (juggled bowling pins), & green (carried a bomb).



  1. Batpodcast episode 4 - Doug Jones

External linkEdit

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