Adam West, star of the popular and campy 1960’s “Batman” TV shows, has died, according to his agent. West was 88.

The part was a signature role, for West, who played Bruce Wayne and his alter ego, the crime-fighting, costumed Batman, a popular comics character who came to life on the ABC-TV series. The show, with a catchy — some might say aggravating — theme song, earned a cult following.




Scene from the 1960s television series Batman with, left to right, Burgess Meredith as Penguin, Cesar Romero as the Joker, and Adam West as Bruce Wayne.

The arrangement, which endured three seasons, made West globally well known. Sometime down the road, West showed up on the vivified arrangement “Family Guy” as Mayor Adam West, the crackpot chairman of Quahog, Rhode Island.

The series, which lasted three seasons, made West internationally famous.

Later in life, West made appearances on the animated series “Family Guy” as Mayor Adam West, the oddball mayor of Quahog, Rhode Island.

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