Dick Van Dyke
Dick Van Dyke

Dick Van Dyke is a legendary actor, comedian, writer, and singer known for his role in Television series The Dick Van Dyke Show. The show started in 1961 and ended in 1966.

Quick Biography

The real name of the actor is Richard Wayne Van Dyke. He was born on 13 December 1925 at West Plains, Missouri, United States. Dyke can do various things like acting, comedy, writing, dancing, and singing.

Quick Summary

Full Name/Real Name: Richard Wayne Van Dyke
Age: 94 years old
Birth Date: 13 December 1925
Birth Place: West Plains, Missouri, United States
Nationality: American
Religion: Christians
Parents: Loren Van Dyke and Hazel Van Dyke
Spouse: Arlene Silver (m. 2012), Margie Willett (m. 1948–1984)
Children: Barry Van Dyke, Stacy Van Dyke, Carrie Beth van Dyke, Christian Van Dyke
Height: 1.85 m
Weight: 66 kg
Profession: Comedian, Singer, Animator, Screenwriter & Television Producer
Net Worth in 2020: $60 million

Age, Height, Weight & Body Measurement

Dick Van Dyke is 94 years old. The height of the actor is 1.85m, and the weight is 66 kg. Van is very old but full of energy.

Education, School/College University

Dick Van Dyke left school in 1944 to join the United States Army Air Forces. He always gets rejected because being underweight, but he gets selected as a radio announcer. The actor later transferred to Special Services. In 2004, the actor received a High School Diploma at the age of 78.

Parents, Siblings, Nationality, Ethnicity, Religion & Political Views

Dick Van Dyke was born to Loren Van Dyke and Hazel Van Dyke. His father was a salesman, and his mother was a stenographer. The mother of the actor died in 1992. The elder brother of Dick is Jerry Van Dyke. His elder brother was an actor who died in 2018. The nationality of the comedian is American. He belongs to English, Irish, and Scottish ancestry. The family of the actor is related to John Alden. Dick Van shares his political views against Donald Trump.    He is the supporter, Bernie Sanders.

Married, Relationship, Dating, Affair, Girlfriend, Wife, Children

Dick Van Dyke With Wife Arlene Silver
Dick Van Dyke With Wife Arlene Silver

Dick Van Dyke married Margerie Willett on 12 February 1948. Dick and Margerie have four children named Christian, Barry, Stacy, and Carrie Beth. In 1984, the couple announced their divorce. After divorce, the actor lived with Michelle for more than 30 years. Michelle died in 2009. On 29 February 2012, he married Arlene Silver. She was 40 years at the time of marriage.

Relationship Statistics

Marital status? (single, married, in relation or divorced): Married
When did he get married? (married date): 29 February 2012
Does he have any relationship affair? No
Is Dick Van Dyke Gay? No
Wife/Spouse? (name): Arlene Silver
Kids: Barry Van Dyke, Stacy Van Dyke, Carrie Beth van Dyke, Christian Van Dyke

Professional Life and Career

In 1940, Dick Van Dyke worked as a radio DJ in Danville, Illinois. The actor forms a comedy duo with Phil Erickson called Eric and Van-the Merry Mutes. The team together toured West Coast Nightclub Circuit. They performed at various television shows. The actor made his Broadway debut in 1959 with The Girls against the Boys. The comedian was the lead actor in Broadway Bye Bye Birdie, which started on 14 April 1960 and ended on 7 October 1961. Dyke appeared in Broadway Revival The Music Man.

In television, the actor started his career with WDSU-TV New Orleans Channel 6. In 1954, the first performance of Van was with Dennis James. The actor worked in The New Dick Van Dyke Show from 1971 to 1974. The actor worked as the voice actor for the New Scooby-Doo Movies, and Scooby-Doo Meets Dick Van Dyke.

He began his movie career with film Bye Bye Birdie in 1963. The film was a commercial success. In 1964, he worked in the film Mary Poppins. Dick Van, several movies were unsuccessful at the box office like What a Way to Go!, Lt. Robin Crusoe, The Art of Love, and many more.

The actor was starred in comedy-drama The Comic in 1969. Dick worked in a commercial success movie Night at the Museum. He again appeared in the sequel of Night at the Museum: Battle of the Smithsonian. In 2018, Van worked in Mary Poppins Returns. He recorded a duet single with actress Jane Lynch for Christmas 2017.

Awards & Nominations

Dick Van is a respected actor in Hollywood. The actor has received five Primetime Emmys, Tony and Grammy Awards. In 1995, the actor inducted into the Television Hall of Fame.

Dick Van Dyke Net Worth, Income & Salary In 2020

Dick Van Dyke Net Worth
Dick Van Dyke Net Worth

As of August 2020, The net worth of the actor is $60 million. The net worth of Dick Van Dyke is through working in several hit films, Television Serials, and Dramas.  The actor also has a star on the Hollywood walk of fame.

Rumors and Controversy/Scandal

There were rumors spread that Dick Van Dyke died at the age of 86.

Social Media: Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, etc.

Dick Van Dyke Facebook page has around 103,120 fan likes, and his Twitter account has around 214k followers. On Dick Van Dyke Instagram account, he has around 30.9k followers.

Dick Van Dyke is the greatest artist of all time. He always remembered his performance in Mary Poppins. The actor did his last movie in 2018.

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