Adam West (born September 19, 1928) 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.
His first work with Nickelodeon was when he appeared as Ken Schwinger, the principal, in several episodes of The Adventures of Pete & Pete. He voiced Captain Blasto in the Rugrats episode "Superhero Chuckie". On The Fairly OddParents, he appeared as a cat-obsessed version of himself who is famous for playing a superhero called Catman, and who actually believes he is Catman, a parody of his role as Batman, and the effects of typecasting. He later voiced a younger version of Mermaid Man in the SpongeBob SquarePants episode "Back to the Past".