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Cher, Bryan Cranston lend voices to Autism Speaks campaign

Cher, Bryan Cranston lend voices to Autism Speaks campaign

NEW YORK, Oct. 11 (UPI) -- Hollywood's Adam West, Bryan Cranston, Cher, Jim Parsons and Mark Hamill are lending their voices to the "Sound Off for Autism Speaks" fundraising campaign.

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UPI Almanac for Thursday, Sept. 19, 2013.
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'Superheroes: A Never-Ending Battle' to air on PBS Oct. 15

'Superheroes: A Never-Ending Battle' to air on PBS Oct. 15

ARLINGTON, Va., Sept. 9 (UPI) -- U.S. actor Liev Schreiber serves as host and narrator of "Superheroes: A Never-Ending Battle," a documentary to premiere Oct. 15, PBS announced.

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Swatting calls target Timberlake, Gomez ... DC Comics artist Infantino dies at 87 ... New Kids' Jon Knight bolts mid-concert ... Chris Brown back in court ... News from United Press International.

DC Comics artist Infantino dies at 87

NEW YORK, April 6 (UPI) -- Carmine Infantino, the comic artist whose modern aesthetic helped save Batman and the Flash from cancellation, died in New York, his agent said. He was 87.

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UPI Almanac for Wednesday, Sept. 19, 2012.
By United Press International

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UPI Almanac for Monday, Sept. 19, 2011.
By United Press International
Adam West may compete on 'Dancing'

Adam West may compete on 'Dancing'

NEW YORK, Aug. 13 (UPI) -- Adam West's publicist has confirmed the star of the classic U.S. television show "Batman" may compete on the next season of "Dancing with the Stars."

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UPI Almanac for Wednesday, Sept. 19, 2007.
By United Press International

Jockstrip: The world as we know it

Whiz kid breezes through college ... Man returns stolen Jeep to lot as trade-in ... Batmobile still a cool ride ... Receipt helps police track alleged thief ... The world as we know it from UPI.
By United Press International

Batmobile still a cool ride

NEW YORK, April 25 (UPI) -- Forty-plus years after it first appeared, the car Batman drove in the campy 1960s TV series still is a cool ride that attracts a crowd, as it did in New York.

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Today is Tuesday, Sept. 19, the 262nd day of 2006 with 103 to follow.
By United Press International

The Almanac

Today is Monday, Sept. 19, the 262nd day of 2005 with 103 to follow.
By United Press International

'Batman' and 'The Joker' signatures forged

NEW YORK, April 25 (UPI) -- A former New York City Council candidate has admitted forging dozens of signatures, including those of the stars of the 1960s TV series "Batman."

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Today is Sunday, Sept. 19, the 263rd day of 2004 with 103 to follow.
By United Press International
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Adam West
Actors Burt Ward (L) and Adam West, stars of the classic television show "Batman", appear backstage with the award honoring the show's 40th anniversary during a taping of the fourth annual TV Land Awards show in Santa Monica, California on March 19, 2006. The awards show, which honors classic television performers and their shows, will be telecast on the TV Land cable channel on March 22. West played Batman and Ward played Robin in the series. (UPI Photo/Jim Ruymen)
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William West Anderson (born September 19, 1928), better known by the stage name Adam West, is an American actor best known for his lead role in the Batman TV series (1966–1968) and the film of the same name. He is currently known for portraying eccentric characters, as well as his voice work on animated series such as The Fairly OddParents and as the fictionalized character of the same name on Family Guy.

West was born William West Anderson in Walla Walla, Washington to Otto West Anderson and Audrey V. Speer. He has a younger brother named John. He attended Walla Walla High School during his freshman and sophomore years, and later enrolled in Lakeside School in Seattle. He graduated with a Bachelor of Arts degree in Literature and a minor in Psychology from Whitman College in Walla Walla where he was a member of the Beta Theta Pi fraternity and participated on the speech and debate team.

Later, while living in Hawaii, West landed a role as the sidekick on a children's show called El Kini Popo Show, which featured a chimp. West later took over as star of the show.

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