Facts of Adam West
|Full Name:||Adam West|
|Birth Date:||September 19, 1928|
|Death Date:||June 07, 2017|
|Birth Place:||Walla Walla, Washington, USA|
|Net Worth:||$8 million dollars|
|Height / How tall :||6 feet 2 inches (1.88m)|
|Ethnicity:||Mixed (Swedish- English- Welsh- German- Irish- Scottish)|
|Father's Name:||Otto West Anderson|
|Mother's Name:||Audrey V. Speer|
|Best Match for Marriage:||Taurus, Capricorn|
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It was inescapable. I'd just about land something substantial, something I like or a good career move. Then some dinosaur would rear up and say, "But the audience will think of him as Batman." It was formidable. It was there like a brick wall
Before I was limited to playing leads in low-budget movies. The series has given me the exposure - God knows - so that perhaps I would now be considered for important pictures, which is what I'm after.
Relationship Statistics of Adam West
|What is Adam West marital status ? (single, married, in relation or divorce):||Divorce|
|How many children does Adam West have ? (name):||Four (Jonelle S. Anderson, Hunter Anderson, Perrin West and Nina West)|
|Is Adam West having any relationship affair ?:||No|
|Is Adam West gay ?:||No|
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Adam West was a married man. He married three times (Billie Lou Yeager, Frisbie Dawson, and Marcelle Tagand Lear). He married Billie Lou Yeager on 1950, but the marriage didn’t go well so they divorced in 1956.
Then, he married Frisbie Dawson in 1957, the couple had two children namely, Jonelle S. Anderson, Hunter Anderson. But they decided to divorce in 1962.
Moreover, he tied the knot with Marcelle Tagand Lear in 1970, the couple had two children namely, Perrin West and Nina West, but the marriage didn’t go well and they divorced in 2017.
- 1 Who was Adam West?
- 2 Adam West: Age, Parents, Siblings, and Family
- 3 Adam West: Professional Life Career
- 4 Adam West: Awards, Nomination
- 5 Adam West: Net Worth ($ 8 million dollars)
- 6 Rumors, and Controversy/ Scandal
- 7 Adam West: Body Measurements
- 8 Social Media
- 9 Adam West: Death
Who was Adam West?
Adam West was an American actor. He was well known for his role as Batman in the 1960s ABC series of the same name and its 1966 theatrical feature film.
Adam West: Age, Parents, Siblings, and Family
West was born in Walla Walla, Washington, the United States on September 19, 1928, aged (88). He was the son of Otto West Anderson(father) and Audrey V. Speer(mother).
His father was a farmer, and his mother was an opera singer and concert pianist who left her Hollywood dreams to care for her family.
He had a sibling namely, John West Anderson. He belonged to American nationality and mixed (Swedish- English- Welsh- German- Irish- Scottish) ethnicity. His birth sign was Virgo.
Education, School/ College University
On talking about his education, he attended Walla Walla High School. Then, he attended Lakeside School in Seattle. Likewise, he attended Whitman College but studied at the University of Puget Sound. Additionally, he graduated with a bachelor’s degree in literature and a minor in psychology from Whitman College.
Adam West: Professional Life Career
On talking about her profession, he was roped into a children’s show called ‘El Kini Popo’ as a sidekick. He also started off with a small role in the show, he soon went on to become the star of the show. He became quite popular with the kids with this show.
Whereas, he had to do odd jobs to meet ends meet. It was an accidental meeting with a Hollywood agent during one of the guided tours that gave him his first entry into Hollywood.
In addition, he took over the name Adam West when he made his entry into Hollywood, in 1959. Likewise, he also starred in the movie ‘The Young Philadelphians’ where his role was small but impactful. The movie also starred Paul Newman. For the next few years, he also received only supporting roles on both the small and big screen. Similarly, he did recurring roles as Sergeant Steve Nelson on the popular and hit TV series ‘The Detectives’.
Eventually, he had gained success and popularity with his supporting roles in movies and Television. Additionally, his biggest break came with his role as crime-fighting super-hero Batman in the eponymous TV series in 1966.
In the same year, he also starred in the full-length feature film ‘Batman’. In addition, the TV series ‘Batman’ had to be terminated in 1968 owing to increasing costs. Post his high profile role, after seeing the hilt of success; he was reduced to making guest appearances in county fairs and rodeos. Moreover, he was also seen in some theatrical films such as ‘The Marriage of a Young Stockbroker’, ‘The Specialist’, ‘Hardcore’, ‘Hooper’ and ‘The Happy Hooker Goes Home’.
Adam West: Awards, Nomination
Adam West was nominated for BTVA Television Voice Acting Award for Best Vocal Ensemble in a New Television Series for Penn Zero: Part-Time Hero (2014), he was also nominated for CableACE Award for Performance in a Comedy Special for 1995 MTV Movie Awards (1995).
Likewise, he was nominated for the Golden Laurel Award for Male New Face. Additionally, he won BTVA Special/DVD Voice Acting Award for Best Male Lead Vocal Performance in a TV Special/Direct-to-DVD Title or Short for Batman vs. Two-Face (2017). In addition, he won NAVGTR Award for Voice Performance for XIII (2003). Similarly, he won TV Land Award for Favorite Crimestoppers for Batman (1966).
Adam West: Net Worth ($ 8 million dollars)
Adam West‘s net worth was around $8 million dollars, there is no information regarding his income, salary.
Rumors, and Controversy/ Scandal
There is no information about his rumors, controversy, and scandal. He was far from rumors, controversies, and scandals.
Adam West: Body Measurements
On talking about his body measurements, Adam had a height of 6 feet 2 inches. Additionally, his weight was 89Kg. Adam’s hair color was blonde and her eye color was blue.
He has over 144K followers on Twitter. Likewise, he has around 4.91K followers on Facebook. But he was not active on Instagram.
Adam West: Death
He died on June 9, 2017, at the age of 88, in Los Angeles, California, United States. The cause of his death was Leukemia.