Wednesday, May 27, 2015
Dick Van Dyke
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. Van Dyke starred in the films Bye Bye Birdie, Mary Poppins and Chitty Chitty Bang Bang and in the TV series The Dick Van Dyke Show and Diagnosis: Murder. He also has parts in Night at the Museum (2006) and Night at the Museum: Secret of the Tomb (2014).Van Dyke is a recipient of numerous awards in the entertainment industry, including five Emmys, a Tony, and a Grammy.
In 1995, he was inducted into the Television Hall of Fame. He received the Screen Actors Guild's highest honor, the SAG Life Achievement Award, in 2013.
Van Dyke has a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame at 7021 Hollywood Boulevard.