To me he is and always will be the real batman. Adam West The Caped Crusader will be missed, Anotehr Childhood Icon passes away. The Batmobile was always so cool, you wanted to drive it in and fight crime right along with the good ol Batman.
William West Anderson (September 19, 1928 – June 9, 2017), commonly known as Adam West, was an American actor whose career spanned seven decades. He is best known for having portrayed Batman in the 1960s ABC series Batman and its theatrical feature film.
His acting career began in films in 1959. He played opposite Chuck Connors in Geronimo (1962) and The Three Stooges in The Outlaws Is Coming (1965). He also appeared in the science-fiction film Robinson Crusoe on Mars (1964), opposite Paul Mantee, and did voice work on The Fairly OddParents, The Simpsons and Family Guy (playing fictional versions of himself in all three) and also Batman: Return of the Caped Crusaders.