Adam West Measurements, Bio, Age, Weight, and Height

Adam West was a renowned American actor, known for his marvellous performance as Batman in the 1960s ABC series. He also acted as Batman in the 1966 theatrical movie. He is born on the 19th of September 1928 in Washington. Originally known as William West Anderson, his memorable movies are The Outlaws is Coming, The Three Stooges and Robinson Crusoe on Mars. He passed away on the 9th of June in 2017 in Los Angeles.

Early Days of Adam West 

Adam West’s original name was William West Anderson. His father, Otto West Anderson was a farmer while his mother, Audrey Volenee Speer was a renowned singer. His father was a descendant of Scania in southern Sweden. His mother was known as an opera singer and concert pianist. His parents separated legally, and he relocated to Seattle with his mother at age 15. His brother John West Anderson was also a leading actor.

Academic Details of Adam West

Adam West started at Walla Walla High School during his sophomore and freshman years. Later he got enrolled in Lakeside School, in Seattle. After completing his school, he joined Whitman College and graduated with a bachelor’s degree in literature as a major and psychology as a minor. He was an integral member of the Gamma Zeta Chapter of the Beta pi fraternity. He was known for his active participation in debate events at the college. Moreover, he studied in the fall semester of 1949 at the University of Puget Sound. 

Personal details of Adam West

Real Name: William West Anderson

Celebrity Name: Adam West

Nick Name: Adam West

Place of Birth: Walla Walla Washington, USA

Place of Death: Los Angeles, CA, USA

Birthday: 19th September 1928

Death: 9th June 2017

Horoscope: Virgo

Profession: Actor, TV Star and Voice Artist 

Ethnicity: Multi-ethnic (Welsh, English, Roman, Scottish and Irish)

Nationality: American

Religion: Christianity

Sexuality: Straight

Eye Colour: Blue

Hair Colour: Blonde

Net Worth: $8 Million

Family details of Adam West

Mother’s Name: Audrey Volenee Speer

Father’s Name: Otto West Anderson

Number of Siblings: 1 ( brother- John West Anderson)     

Children: 4 ( Hunter Anderson, Jonella. S. Anderson, Perrin West and Nina West)

Spouse Name: Billie Lou Yeager, Frisbie Dawson, Marcelle Tagnad Lear

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Body measurements of Adam West

Body Physique: Moderate

Height in Feet: 6 feet 2 inches

Height in Meters: 1.88 m

Weight in Kg: 76 kg

Weight in Pounds: 167.5 lbs

Body Measurements: Unknown

Waist Size: Unknown

Hip Size: Unknown

Shoe Size (US): 11

Dress Size (US): Unknown

Relationship Details of Adam West 

Adam West was married thrice. He married to Billie Lou Yeager who was his college friend in 1950. The couple was together for 6 years and officially divorced in 1956. In 1957, Adam West married Ngatokorua Frisbie Dawson- the famous Cook island dancer. The couple was blessed with 1 son Hunter Anderson born in 1957 and I daughter Jonella Anderson, born in 1958. The couple divorced in 1962. Finally in 1970, Adam West married Marcelle Tagand Lear. They lived together for 46 years, till West passed away. Their daughter Nina West was born in 1976 and their son Perrin West was born in 1979. Besides these, Adam West dated Patty Duke, Linda Crystal, and Jill. St.John.

Net Worth of Adam West 

As per the latest data, retrieved from reliable sources like Forbes and Wikipedia, the net worth of Adam West is $8 Million. His prolonged and successful movie career is the primary source of his net worth. 

Early Career Days of Adam West

Adam West started his professional life in Hawaii, where he moved to pursue his TV career. He debuted in the show The Kini Popo Show in a side role but later took on as the host of the show. Later in 1959, West relocated to Hollywood with his family and started acting professionally in movies. His debut movie was The Young Philadelphians where he acted as William Lawrence III and stirred millions of hearts.

In the same year, he also debuted as a voice-over artist as Man on Two Way Radio in The FBI Story. In 1962, his role was in Geronimo as Lt. John Delahay and in Tammy and the Doctor as Dr Eric Hassler. His performance as the Inspecting Captain in Soldier in the Rain was also appreciated. Other popular movies of his early days are Robinson Crusoe on Mars, The Outlaws is Coming, The Relentless Four and Mara of the Wilderness.

Peak Career of Adam West

In 1966, Adam West got the best breakthrough in his career. He played the leading role in the movie Batman. His performance was superb and mind-boggling and created a havoc stir amongst viewers worldwide. He again played the Batman role in 2016 in the movie Batman: Return of the Caped Crusaders. In 2017, he also played the lead role in Batman vs. Two-Face.

Other movies where his acting is well-appreciated are The Girl Who Knew Too Much, The Marriage of a Young Stockbroker, Curse of the Moonchild, Hell River, The Specialist, Hooper, Hell Riders and One Dark Night. Some of the popular movies which gained him immense love are Young Lady Chatterley, Nevada Smith, Take These Men, For the Love of It, American Vampire, Chicken Little, Drop Dead Gorgeous, Aloha-Scooby Doo, Meet the Robinsons, Angels with Angels, Tales from Beyond, Return to the Batcave, and Pizza Man. 

TV Shows by Adam West 

Adam West is known for quite a few popular TV shows like Batman, Family Guy, The Simpsons, The Batmobile, Super Friends, Powerless, Fantasy Land, The Big Valley, Poor Devil, The Kind of Queens and Return to the Batcave. He was also a renowned voice-over artist and worked in a series of serials and shows like The Fairly Odd Parents, Futurama, The Simpsons, Rugrats, Histeria and Kim Possible. Adam West was also involved with many advertising campaigns and endorsements. In 1997, he was seen in the national advertising campaign as Ziebart. 

Adam West died of Leukaemia on 9th June 2017 in Los Angeles at the age of 88 leaving behind his wife and two children. 

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