Former ‘Batman’ Actor Adam West Dead at 88

Actor Adam West has died.

His family says he passed away peacefully Friday night after a brief battle with Leukemia.

West was best known for his portrayal of Batman in the 1960s television series, but has been in a number of other roles.

His career spanned more than 50 years.

In a statement, West’s family said “He was a beloved father, husband, grandfather, and great-grandfather. There are no words to describe how much we’ll miss him.”

Adam West was 88 years old.