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Dick Van Dyke

American actor, dancer, and comedian

Dick Van Dyke

American actor, dancer, and comedian
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birthday
13th
December, 1925
Birth Place
West Plains, Missouri, U.S.
Birth Sign
sagittarius
Biography

Richard Wayne Van Dyke (born December 13, 1925) is an American actor, comedian, writer, singer, and dancer, whose award-winning career has spanned seven decades.
Van Dyke first gained recognition on radio and Broadway, then became known for his role as Rob Petrie on the CBS television sitcom The Dick Van Dyke Show, which ran from 1961 to 1966. He also gained significant popularity for roles in the musical films Bye Bye Birdie (1963), Mary Poppins (1964), and Chitty Chitty Bang Bang (1968). His other prominent film appearances include roles in The Comic (1969), Dick Tracy (1990), Curious George (2006), Night at the Museum (2006), Night at the Museum: Secret of the Tomb (2014), and Mary Poppins Returns (2018). Other prominent TV roles include the leads in The New Dick Van Dyke Show (1971-74), Diagnosis: Murder (1993-2001), and Murder 101 (2006-08) which both co-starred his son Barry.
Van Dyke is the recipient of five Primetime Emmys, a Tony, and a Grammy Award, and was inducted into the Television Hall of Fame in 1995. He received the Screen Actors Guild’s highest honor, the SAG Life Achievement Award, in 2013. He has a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame at 7021 Hollywood Boulevard and has also been recognized as a Disney Legend. In 2021, Van Dyke was honored with the Kennedy Center Honors.

Allegiance

United States

Battleswars

World War IIAmerican Theater

Children

4, including Barry

Occupation

Actor comedian writer singer dancer

Partners

Michelle Triola Marvin (1976 2009; her death)

Rank

Staff Sergeant

Relatives

Jerry Van Dyke (brother) Kelly Jean Van Dyke (niece) Shane Van Dyke (grandson)

Servicebranch

Army Air Forces

Spouses

Margie Willett (m. 1948; div. 1984) Arlene Silver (m. 2012)

Unit

Armed Forces Radio Service

Years Active

1947 present

Years Of Service

1943 1946

Name

Dick Van Dyke

Nationality

United States of America

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