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Holy Sad News Batman!

Adam West, star of TV’s Batman and of course Mayor of Quahog on Family Guy, has died after a short battle with leukemia.

Adam died last night at his home in Los Angeles according to TMZ.  He was 88.

His 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.”

West died peacefully surrounded by his family and is survived by his wife Marcelle, 6 children, 5 grandchildren and 2 great-grandchildren.

Batman ran for three seasons on ABC from 1966 to 1968 but has been shown in re-runs ever since.  His career spanned over 7 decades and he appeared in over 60 films and hundreds of TV shows.

Thanks for all the great roles over the years.  Please keep The West Family and their friends in your thoughts during this difficult time.

 

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