Long before Michael Keaton, George Clooney, Val Kilmer, Christian Bale and Ben Affleck, there was Adam West…and he was the only Batman to me.
He was a friendly face to watch (and chuckle at) on the television when they showed Batman reruns.
After a brief battle with leukemia, Adam West has passed away. He was 88-years-old.
Even though he acted in, and did voicework for, several Hollywood projects, he was best known as Batman on the classic, lighthearted 1960s television series: way before it got so dark.
Instead of being considered “The Dark Knight,” West prided himself as being “The Bright Knight.”
I send my condolences to Adam West’s friends, family and millions of fans who adored his work.
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