Whether you know him from his iconic role as Batman in the 1966 television series or from his bizarre portrayal of the Mayor on Fox's Family Guy, Adam West is sure to have made an impression. But few people know the man behind the mask. Documentary filmmaker James Tooley spent three years following the legendary actor, meeting his legions of fans, and trying to understand what keeps the 85 year old actor as passionate as ever. Starring Adam West is a fan funded documentary about the creative and turbulent life of Adam West and the fan supported quest to recognize the beloved actor with a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame.
Did You Know?
The song that is played at the end of this documentary, and over the closing credits, is "Adam West Is BATMAN (A Tribute To ADAM WEST) by The Plaid Jackets. See more
Well, we began. I had a dressing trailer on the set and that first day I had to walk out for the first time in front of all these grown men and women as Batman in these strange tights. What can I do? I've got to become the character. Pull down the cap. I immediately become a kid again playing Batman. "You want to go play Batman and Robin? You want to play Batman?" These adults were believing at that moment that I was Batman! So, somehow, I pulled it off; but, it wasn't really me. It was the ...