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Hollywood Mourns Batman Actor Adam West: 'He Inspired Generations of Fans'

Hollywood Mourns Batman Actor Adam West: 'He Inspired Generations of Fans'

Hollywood is mourning one of it’s most recognizable faces.

Adam West, who immortalized the caped superhero for the 1960’s TV series Batman, died Friday after a short battle with leukemia at the age of 88.

“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,” his family said in a statement.

Burt Ward, the Robin to West’s Batman, also released a statement remembering his good friend and costar.

“I am devastated at the loss of one my very dearest friends,” Ward said in a statement.

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