The actor popularly known for playing Batman in the 1960s television series, Adam West has died aged 88 of leukaemia. He is remembered by fans for
The exaggerated portrayal of the superhero in the ABC show is still remembered for its wit and actions.
West once said that he played Batman “for laughs, but in order to do [that], one had to never think it was funny. You just had to pull on that cowl and believe that no one would recognise you.”
“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,” Says a statement from his family
Shaun of the Dead director Edgar Wright tweeted: “Farewell Adam West. You were MY Batman. Such a super funny, cool, charismatic actor. Loved the show as a kid, still love the show now. POW!”