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Dick Van Dyke

Dick Van Dyke
Van Dyke in December 2007
Personal information
Birth nameRichard Wayne Van Dyke
Birth dateDecember 13, 1925(age 90)
Place of birthWest Plains, Missouri, U.S.
NationalityAmerican
OccupationActor, comedian, producer, writer
Years active1955 - present
Notable worksThe Dick Van Dyke Show
Home townDanville, Illinois
SpouseMargie Willett (1948 84) (divorced)
PartnerMichelle Triola (1976 2009) (her death)
ParentsLoren "Cookie" Van Dyke
Hazel (née McCord) Van Dyke

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Richard Wayne "Dick" Van Dyke (born December 13, 1925) is an American actor, comedian, writer, and producer with a career spanning six 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, Chitty Chitty Bang Bang, and the television series The Dick Van Dyke Show, and Diagnosis: Murder. Van Dyke has a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame at 7021 Hollywood Blvd.


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