Adam West 'Batman' Actor Dead at 88

Adam West

‘Batman’ Actor

Dead at 88

6/10/2017 8:48 AM PDT

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Adam West — star of TV’s “Batman” — has died after a short battle with leukemia.

The actor played Batman/Bruce Wayne in the campy 1960’s television series and years later landed a recurring role on “Family Guy” as the voice of the mayor of Quahog.

The TV version of “Batman” ran on ABC from 1966 – 68 and was an enormous, campy hit and remains an iconic version of the famed Caped Crusader.

Wayne was always on the receiving end of hilarious lines delivered by co-star Burt Ward, aka Robin … “Holy atomic pile,” “Holy barracuda,” “Holy Benedict Arnold,” “Holy popcorn,” and “Holy shrinkage!”

West died Friday night at his home in Los Angeles. The family released a statement, saying … “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.”  

He was 88.


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