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4. Adam West Landed Batman Because of a Nestlé Quik commercial

Adam West was an up-and-coming actor throughout the fifties and sixties before being cast as the man in the cape and cowl. However, what won West the role was his performance as a James Bond rip-off in a Nestlé Quik commercial that producer William Dozier enjoyed. Though he was up against some stiff competition, West’s perfect deadpan delivery won him the spot.


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