Adam West Passes Away Age 88

Adam West, iconic star of the 1960's series 'Batman', has passed away at age 88. According to The Hollywood Reporter, the actor died following a short battle with leukemia.

In a statement, West's family has said:

"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's 'Batman' co-star Julie Newmar said of West:

"Stellar, exemplar, a king to the end. He was bright, witty and fun to work with. I will miss him in the physical world and savor him always in the world of imagination and creativity. He meant so much to people - A friend said: 'The father that we wanted.' That is a great gift, no matter how you live it."

West is most recognizable recently as the voice of Mayor Adam West on Seth MacFarlane's 'Family Guy.'

For more on West, visit The Hollywood Reporter.

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