TV Batman Adam West gets star on Hollywood Walk of Fame

adam-west-batmobile-1.jpg Adam West was honored for his more-than-50-year career in the entertainment industry with the 2,468th star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame on Thursday (April 5).

Guest speakers Seth McFarlane, who produces the Fox animated series "Family Guy," for which West voices Mayor Adam West, and fellow "Family Guy" cast member Ralph Garman joined the man who holds the Guinness World Record for the most screen appearances as Batman -- 156 to be exact.

"I had to come to California because Hollywood called," West, who came to Los Angeles in 1959 after landing a contract with Warner Brothers, tells Zap2it. Then in 1965, West was picked to play Batman for the ABC TV series.

"We are thrilled to honor Adam with this prestigious award. Fans have been waiting for this special day for many years," Hollywood Chamber of Commerce President Leron Gubler said in a press release. "Adam West fired up the billion dollar Batman franchise: the golden years and the classic Batman, the Bright Knight. He deserves his place of honor on our famed Walk of Fame."
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