Adam West, TV’s campy Batman in 1960s series, dies at age 88

June 11, 2017 By Will Dunham (Reuters) – Adam West, who earned a place in American pop culture history with his campy portrayal of the title character in the classic 1960s TV series “Batman,” has died at age 88, his family said on Saturday. West, who was so closely identified with Batman for the rest of his life that it was both a blessing and a curse for him, died on Friday evening after a short struggle with leukemia, his representative told Variety. “He was the greatest. We’ll miss him…

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