Adam West, TV's Batman, dies at 88
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Adam West, star of television's Batman has died at 88, reports Vanity Fair.

“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. West died peacefully in his home Friday night after a battle with leukemia, and is survived by his wife Marcelle, six children, five grandchildren and two great-grandchildren.

West starred on the popular television show from 1966 to 1968.