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Adam West, ‘Batman’ Star, Dead At 88

(HUFFPOST) Todd Van Luling, June 10, 2017 — Longtime actor Adam West died Friday night, June 9, at the age of 88. He famously played the title role in the 1960s television series “Batman.”

A rep confirmed to Variety that the actor died after being treated briefly for leukemia.

“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,” said his family in a statement.

Source: Adam West, ‘Batman’ Star, Dead At 88 | HuffPost