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Job Actor, comedian, producer, writer, singer, dancer
Years active 1947-present
Top Roles Bert / Mr. Dawes Senior, Edgar Hopper, Jack Albany, Richard Harmon, Claude R. Fitzwilliam
Top GenresComedy, Family, Musical, Film Adaptation, Drama, Romance
Top TopicsBook-Based, Disney, Satire
Top Collaborators , , (Director),
Shares birthday with Van Heflin, Larry Parks, Robert Coogan  see more..

Dick Van Dyke Overview:

Actor, Dick Van Dyke, was born Richard Wayne Van Dyke on Dec 13, 1925 in West Plains, MO. As of December 2017, Dick Van Dyke was 92 years old.

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He was honored with one star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame in the category of Television. Dick Van Dyke's handprints and footprints were 'set in stone' at Grauman's Chinese Theater during imprint ceremony #132 on Jun 25, 1966. In addition, Van Dyke was inducted into the TV Hall of Fame . On October 16, 1998, Van Dyke received the Disney Legends Award for living up to the Disney principals of imagination, skill, discipline, craftsmanship and magic.

BlogHub Articles:

On Blu-ray: and Bob Newhart in Cold Turkey (1971)

By KC on May 30, 2018 From Classic Movies

When Olive Films announced that it was releasing Cold Turkey (1971) on Blu-ray, it was the first I’d heard of this film starring and Bob Newhart and directed by Norman Lear. It isn’t shocking that this comedy about a town that temporarily quits smoking in a bid to win a for... Read full article


It's I LOVE LUCY vs THE SHOW for all the marbles

By monty on Jan 3, 2016 From All Good Things

For the favorite classic tv comedies tourney that began with 32 favorite shows last month, it has come down to the final two. I Love Lucy will face The Show in the final match to decide your favorite classic tv comedy show as voted on by you. In their semi-final matches, the two number... Read full article


The Story of and the Ottoman

By Aurora on Sep 21, 2015 From How Sweet It Was

Dedicated to physical comedy is the See You in the ‘Fall’ Blogathon hosted by Movie Movie Blog Blog. ¬†During the event’s four-day run you’ll find descriptions of scenes and comedians that defy the laws of physics. ¬†For the first of my two entries I chose an iconic Television ... Read full article


Recap and React: The Show, Season 5, Episodes 27 – 32

By Lindsey on May 6, 2015 From The Motion Pictures

With this post, we reach the end of the Recap and React series for The Show! Because I love this show so much, I’m considering on making a few more posts about it — ranking each season’s episodes, making a list of my favorites, or ranking the seasons. Let me know if y... Read full article


Recap and React: The Show, Season 5, Episodes 21 – 26

By Lindsey on Apr 29, 2015 From The Motion Pictures

Sally pays another visit to her old friend Stevie. (Screen capture by Lindsey for TMP) Season 5, Episode 21: “Dear Sally Rogers” Directed by Richard Erdman Written by Ronald Axe Originally aired February 23, 1966 Recap: Sally takes a one of her occasional steps in front of the camera, ... Read full article


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Dick Van Dyke Quotes:

Truly Scrumptious: Wh-what are you going to do?
Caractacus Pott: I'm going to carry you.
Truly Scrumptious: Oh dear. Must you?
Caractacus Pott: Well, unless you'd rather ride piggyback.


Bert: [about his chalk drawings] Not Royal Academy, I suppose. Still better than a finger in the eye, ain't they?


[first lines]
Bert: All right, ladies an' gents! Comical poem! Suitable for the occasion, extemporized and thought up before your very eyes! All right, 'ere we go! Room 'ere for everyone. Gather around. The constable - responstable! Now 'ow does that sound? Hm. 'Ello, Miss Lark, I've got one for you. Miss Lark... likes to walk... in the park... with Andrew! Hello, Andrew. Ah, Mrs. Corry, a story for you. Your daughters were shorter than you - but they grew!


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Dick Van Dyke Facts
Was a radio announcer at a Danville Illinois radio station at the age of 16. He did the news as well as spun records.

At the beginning of the third season, "The New Dick Van Dyke Show" (1971) had moved production from Phoenix to Hollywood, where the change made a big improvement in the ratings, but was canceled because he no longer enjoyed working away from his home and did not want to continue the show without Carl Reiner.

Separated from his wife, Margie Willett, after 30 years of marriage - they would later divorce in 1984.

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