Birth Name: Adam West
Birth Place: Walla Walla, Washington, USA
Born William West Anderson in Walla Walla, WA on Sept. 19, 1928, West was a comic book fan from an early age; ironically, counting Batman among his favorites. When in his early teens, his mother remarried and took him and his brother John to live in Seattle, where West attended the private Lakeside School. After graduation, he studied literature and psychology at Whitman College in Walla Walla. While a senior there, he met and married his first wife, Billie Lou Yeager. He later continued his education with post-graduate classes at Stanford.West's rich, sonorous voice was a natural for radio, so he naturally segued into DJ jobs during and after his stints in college. In the early 1950s, he wa...
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