Adam West dies at 88:

Adam West as Batman (CREDIT: Twitter/@therealadamwest)

Adam West, the actor who played Batman in the 1960s TV show has passed away aged 88.

The US actor died in Los Angeles, after a short battle with leukaemia.

Adam West was mainly known for his role as the caped crusader in the 1960s TV show Batman, but he has also acted in several films, and done voice over work for various animations in his latter years, which include: The Fairly Odd Parents, The Simpsons, Family Guy, and also Batman: Return of the Caped Crusaders.

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