“Hope means that there’s not a black tunnel in front of me,” Hunter offered. “It means that there is something out there for me to keep me going. Hope is the enemy of suicide, and if we can give just a moment of hope to someone, we may save their life."
As we remember Adam West, who passed away this weekend at the age of 88, here's a fun fact. Did you know the lead role in the iconic television series "Batman" was decided between two finalists; West and a guy from right here in Wyoming...
We’ve lost one of comic and TV culture’s most enduring favorites, as original Batman star Adam West has passed away. The smooth-voiced star became iconic for his portrayal of the ‘60s Caped Crusader, earning a place in the pop culture pantheon over the decades.
Nowadays, actors are often straight-up forbidden from doing their own stunts so that they don’t suffer from any lasting injuries. Some, like Tom Cruise, have the star-power needed to convince a director he wants to be strapped to the side of a jetliner while it takes off, but most of the time it’s the stunt-doubles doing all the work. Not so for Burt Ward, who played sidekick Robin in the original 1960’s Batman TV show. He recounts a time during production during which he had to perform a stunt so dangerous he was sent to the emergency room.