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Adam West Dead - TV's 'Batman' Actor Dies at 88

Adam West Dead - TV's 'Batman' Actor Dies at 88

Adam West, best known for starring as the title character on the 1960s series Batman, has died at the age of 88.

The actor died on Friday night (June 9) in Los Angeles with his family surrounding him.

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Adam passed away following a short battle with leukemia. “Our dad always saw himself as The Bright Knight and aspired to make a positive impact on his fans’ lives. He was and always will be our hero,” the family told THR in a statement.

In recent years, Adam voiced the role of a character who was appropriately named Adam West on the Fox animated show Family Guy.

We send our thoughts and condolences to Adam‘s loved ones during this difficult time.

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  • Brink

    That show made me a Batman fan for life. RIP Adam.

  • Kee FRIEND Leichtle

    Not Adam too! I thought 2017 was supposed to be the year to not lose any legendary stars! RIP Adam. May you spread your Batman wings to an eternally happy afterlife.

  • Nostalgia

    R.I.P. Caped Crusader

  • VanityInsecurity

    RIP Adam West.

  • Marc

    Bat dancing in Heaven now. We will miss you Batman.😒😒😒

  • Casey C

    He waas the first batman I ever saw, and even if it was the campest show ever, I loved him. what a loss to him family and fans

  • Angie

    Even though he wasn’t young, seeing this news made me really sad. Always had so much love for this man.

    RIP Mr Adam West

  • Utope

    Goodbye Batman. R.I.P. :(

  • Neicey Watkins

    No one played Batman like Mr Adam West, so smooth and cool and charming. I loved watching him through the years, it touched my heart very heavily when I heard of his passsing, you will be missed Mr West (aka Batman)…Neicey Watkins

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