Adam West's Batman Costars Burt Ward and Julie Newmar React to His Death

Adam West had a breakout role as Batman in the iconic 1960s TV series. And on Saturday, his former Batman costars took time to remember the late actor — who died Friday after a short battle with leukemia at the age of 88.

Burt Ward, who starred alongside West as Batman’s sidekick Robin, told PEOPLE in a statement that he was “devastated at the loss” of one of his “very dearest friends.”

“Adam and I had a special friendship for more than 50 years,” Ward, 71, said. “We...

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