Adam West

1928 - 2017

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William West Anderson (September 19, 1928 – June 9, 2017), professionally known as Adam West, was an American actor. He portrayed Batman in the 1960s ABC series of the same name and its 1966 theatrical feature film, reprising the role in other films and television shows until his retirement from live-action appearances. West began acting in films in the 1950s. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Adam West has received more than 8,326,260 page views. His biography is available in 44 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 43 in 2019). Adam West is the 575th most popular actor (down from 447th in 2019), the 1,067th most popular biography from United States (down from 919th in 2019) and the 291st most popular American Actor.

Adam West is most famous for playing Batman in the 1960s television series.

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  • 3.56

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  • 4.66

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Among actors, Adam West ranks 575 out of 10,030Before him are Michael Chekhov, Rade Šerbedžija, Winona Ryder, Max Linder, Danny Aiello, and R. Lee Ermey. After him are Ray Milland, Lale Andersen, Carole Bouquet, Michele Placido, Hanna Schygulla, and Rachel Weisz.

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Among people born in 1928, Adam West ranks 56Before him are James Ivory, Zulfikar Ali Bhutto, Francesco Cossiga, Karlheinz Böhm, Desmond Morris, and Reynaldo Bignone. After him are Arnold Rüütel, Sultan bin Abdulaziz Al Saud, Ida Haendel, Pat Hitchcock, Marco Ferreri, and Erik Bruhn. Among people deceased in 2017, Adam West ranks 54Before him are Jonathan Demme, Jean Rochefort, Jacque Fresco, George Andrew Olah, Jake LaMotta, and Derek Walcott. After him are Chester Bennington, Mauno Koivisto, Al Jarreau, Powers Boothe, Yevgeny Yevtushenko, and Hans Rosling.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Adam West ranks 1,067 out of 15,968Before him are Winona Ryder (1971), Gerald Edelman (1929), Lyonel Feininger (1871), Danny Aiello (1933), R. Lee Ermey (1944), and Liliʻuokalani (1838). After him are John Denver (1943), Yonatan Netanyahu (1946), Mary Ainsworth (1913), Calamity Jane (1852), Cornelius Vanderbilt (1794), and Richard Thaler (1945).

Among ACTORS In United States

Among actors born in United States, Adam West ranks 291Before him are Scarlett Johansson (1984), Robert Forster (1941), James Brolin (1940), Winona Ryder (1971), Danny Aiello (1933), and R. Lee Ermey (1944). After him are Richard Dreyfuss (1947), Anne Hathaway (1982), Dennis Quaid (1954), Shelley Duvall (1949), Jeremy Renner (1971), and Anthony Mann (1906).

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