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Live-Action Batman

Adam West was first cast as Batman in 1966 in the now infamous, campy, live-action TV show of the same name along side Burt Ward as Robin. The show was canceled in 1968. Although it did not last long, his portrayal of the Caped Crusader has become iconic.

West did play Batman in live-action (wearing the Batsuit and all) again in 1979's two one hour specials titled Legends of the Superheroes.

Animated Batman

West first voiced Batman/Bruce Wayne in The New Adventures of Batman in 1977, the show was canceled after one season. He also voiced Batman in Super Friends: The Legendary Super Powers Show in 1984, a show based on the Justice League. It was also canceled after one season. The next year, The Super Powers Team: Galactic Guardians debuted. Again, it was canceled after just one season.

In 1992, West made a guest appearance on Batman: The Animated Series, not as Batman, but as Simon Trent/The Gray Ghost. West also played a recurring role on The Batman in the 2000s as the mayor of Gotham City. In Batman: The Brave and the Bold, West made a guest appearance as the voice of Thomas Wayne.

In 2005, West voiced Batman once again, opposite Mark Hamill as the Joker, in a short, CGI animated film titled Batman: New Times.

In 2009, West voiced Nighthawk, Marvel's homage to Batman, in an episode of The Super Hero Squad Show.

Adam West as Batman

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