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Dick Van Dyke

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Van Dyke in 1959

Source: Wikipedia

Richard Wayne "Dick" Van Dyke (born December 13, 1925) is an American actor, comedian, writer, singer, dancer, and producer with a career spanning almost seven decades. He is the older brother of Jerry Van Dyke and father of Barry Van Dyke.

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  • Born: Richard Wayne Van Dyke December 13, 1925 (age 89) West Plains, Missouri, U.S.
  • Residence: Malibu, California, U.S.
  • Occupation: Actor, comedian, producer, writer, singer, dancer
  • Years active: 1947–present
  • Spouse(s): Margie Willett (m. 1948–84) Arlene Silver (m. 2012)
  • Partner(s): Michelle Triola (1976–2009)
  • Children: Barry Van Dyke Christian Van Dyke Stacy Van Dyke Carrie Beth van Dyke
  • Relatives: Jerry Van Dyke (brother) Shane Van Dyke (grandson) Carey Van Dyke (grandson) Wes Van Dyke (grandson) Taryn Van Dyke (grandson) Ava Van Dyke (great-granddaughter)

Read more about Dick Van Dyke at Wikipedia or at the Internet Movie Database

In the news

Carl Reiner: Why Van Dyke is the best, Trump the worst and Mel Brooks is a savvy movie critic
USA Today TV, 2019-05-01 13:08:06
With classic "Dick Van Dyke Show" reruns returning to MeTV, creator Carl Reiner talks about the show's relevance and his impressive Hollywood career.         

How 91-year-old Dick Van Dyke danced madly on that desk in 'Mary Poppins Returns'
USA Today Movies, 2018-12-21 16:01:01
Dick Van Dyke hoofs it on a desk in 'Mary Poppins Returns,' and Angela Lansbury floats in as the Balloon Lady. All about their return to Disney glory.         

Dick Van Dyke on ‘Mary Poppins Returns’ and Dancing at 93
NY Times Movies, 2018-12-21 09:00:03
The actor who starred in the original film dislikes the new one’s animation and says the biggest challenge wasn’t the hoofing but finally getting the accent right.

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