Walla Walla’s Own Adam West (Batman) Dead at 88
Adam West, the original Batman, was born William West Anderson in Walla Walla in 1928. He went to Walla Walla High school for the first two years, then moved to Seattle. He returned to Walla Walla and became a graduate of Whitman College. He appeared in many movies and TV shows but is best know as the original Batman. He died after a long battle with leukemia.
When I as a kid, Batman was totally it for me...Spiderman and Superman came in behind Batman. Oh and that Bat Mobile...the original recently sold at auction for over $4 million!