Dick Clark Overview:

Actor, Dick Clark, was born Richard Wagstaff Clark on Nov 30, 1929 in Mount Vernon, NY. Clark died at the age of 82 on Apr 18, 2012 in Santa Monica, CA .

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He was honored with one star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame in the category of Television. In addition, Clark was inducted into the TV Hall of Fame and Radio Hall of Fame .

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On 2/14/02, Dick Clark Productions announced it will be acquired for $140 million by Mosaic Media Group, Inc., Capital Communications CDPQ Inc., and Jules Haimovitz, a senior television executive. Stockholders will receive $14.50 per share in cash. Clark himself will receive $12.50 per share in cash for a portion of his shares. Dick Clark Productions was founded in 1957.

When "New American Bandstand 1965" (1952) was picked up by ABC in 1957, he changed its name to "American Bandstand", ended the show's all-white policy and began introducing black artists. By 1959 it was broadcast by 101 affiliates and reached an audience of 20 million.

He was inducted into the Radio Hall of Fame in 1990.

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