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Adam West


Born - 19 September 1928, Walla Walla, Washington, USA
Died - 9 June 2017

Brown-haired, solidly-built American actor of cheerful handsomeness, best remembered as TV's Batman in a series which ran for more than 100 action/comedy episodes from 1965 to 1969. Born William West Anderson, his early career was much spent on TV, with a few films along the way: Voodoo Island (1957), The City Jungle (1959), Geronimo (1962), Tammy and the Doctor (1963), Robinson Crusoe on Mars (1964), The Relentless Four (1965), Batman: The Movie (1966). After Batman finished its run on TV, he made The Girl Who Knew Too Much (1969), The Marriage of a Young Stockbroker (1971), Tactical Guerilla (1974), The Specialist (1975), Hooper (1978), The Happy Hooker Goes Hollywood (1980), One Dark Night (1982), Hell Riders (1984), Zombie Nightmare (1986), Doin' Time on Planet Earth (1988), Omega Cop (1990), The New Age (1994), Run for Cover (1995), Joyride (1997), Drop Dead Gorgeous (1999), Seance (2001), Tales from Beyond (2004), Sexina (2007) and Ratko, the Dictator's Son (2009), his last. In the latter stages of his career, he also did much voiceover work for TV, notably on the Family Guy cartoon series. He died from leukemia.