Adam West, the actor who played the iconic Batman in the 1960s, has died at the age of 88.
He had leukaemia and passed away in LA last night.
His family confirmed the news in a post on Facebook, saying: “There are no words to describe how much we'll miss him. We know you'll miss him too and we want you to know how much your love and support meant to him throughout the years.”
To see this post on Facebook, click here.
Fans have paid tribute on social media.
RIP to the original superhero, Adam West. Thank You. pic.twitter.com/m852aP9MC8— Robert Garcia (@RobertGarciaLB) June 10, 2017
— Craig McCracken (@CrackMcCraigen) June 10, 2017
RIP Adam West, who sent himself up so brilliantly on the Simpsons. pic.twitter.com/sfst9s1CLP— Mark Douglas (@MsiDouglas) June 10, 2017
Adam West. The best of the Bat. RIP. pic.twitter.com/U2tVIGjX20— MattBobRoss 🎅 (@MattBobRoss) June 10, 2017