Adam West, best known for his role of the iconic TV superhero Batman, passed away Friday.
His family, in a statement, said that he had suffered from leukemia.
Born William West Anderson, he changed his name to Adam West after serving military service in the U.S. Army. We went on to Hollywood where he’d appear in TV shows including 77 Sunset Strip, Maverick, Bonanza and Bewitched before getting his soon-to-be typcast role on Batman.
Our beloved AW passed away last night. He was the greatest. We'll miss him like crazy. We know you'll miss him too - West Family pic.twitter.com/8bkEq1C2ao— Adam West (@therealadamwest) June 10, 2017