He has won starring roles in several television series as well, including The Detectives, The Last Precinct, and The Clinic, and has starred in and co-written several pilots for the major networks. West has also lent his voice to animated characters in such well-known shows as The Simpsons, Rugrats, Batman, Animaniacs, Johnny Bravo, The Secret Files of the SpyDogs, and The Super Adventure Team. In 2000, he contributed the voice of Leonard Fox to the animated short Redux Riding Hood, which went on to win an Academy AwardÂ nomination. He has made recurring appearances on Fox's The Family Guy, playing Mayor Adam West. Recently, he starred in and served as creative consultant to the CBS telefilm "Return to the Batcave: The Misadventures of Adam & Burt," breathing new life into the classic character.
West is the author of two books, Back to the Batcave and Climbing the Walls... His theater credits include Volpone for the Mark Taper Forum at the Los Angeles Music Center. He lends support to numerous charities and won $250,000 on Who Wants to Be a Millionaire on behalf of an organization supporting women and children in Idaho. The actor makes his home in Santa Monica, California; Ketchum, Idaho; and a family ranch in Washington state.
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Adam West Facts
|Birth Name||William Anderson|
|Birthday||September 19, 1928 (89)|
|Birthplace||Walla Walla, Washington, USA|
|Height||6' 2" (1m88) How tall is Adam West compared to you?|
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