The man who embodied Batman for a whole generation, Adam West, has passed away at 88.
West played the Caped Crusader on ABC-TV for three seasons in the 1960’s and developed a cult following with his campy portrayal of the hero. While those who played Batman in the movies were often referred to as “The Dark Knight”, West’s family said that their dad always saw himself as “The Bright Knight”.
Adam West died after a battle with leukemia and was surrounded by family at the time of his passing.
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