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‘Batman’ TV Actor Adam West Dies at 88

TV actor Adam West, who played Batman in the original 1960s TV series, has died on Friday, June 9, after a short battle with leukemia at age 88.

The iconic actor’s family announced his death in a statement on Facebook writing:

It’s with great sadness that we are sharing this news…Adam West passed away peacefully last night after a short but brave battle with leukemia,  He was a beloved father, husband, grandfather and great-grandfather. There are no words to describe how much we’ll miss him. We know you’ll miss him too and we want you to know how much your love and support meant to him throughout the years. Hug your loved ones today.

The actor is survived by wife Marcelle, six children, five grandchildren, and two great-grandchildren.

 

 

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