Actor Dick Van Dyke, 96, is spotted with younger wife for first time in close to a year

Van Dyke, 96, wore a “Spoonful of Sugar” sweatshirt for the outing, seemingly as a nod to his role in “Mary Poppins.”

The actor gained fame as an entertainer on television and radio. He is most known for his roles in “The Dick Van Dyke Show,” “Bye Bye Byrdie” and more.

Van Dyke has been married to Silver since 2012. The two are 46 years apart. The musician previously opened up about the start of her relationship with Van Dyke in an interview with Closer Weekly.

Dick Van Dyke, 96, is all smiles wearing a "Spoonful of Sugar" sweater as he enjoys an outing in Malibu with his wife Arlene Silver.

Dick Van Dyke, 96, is all smiles wearing a “Spoonful of Sugar” sweater as he enjoys an outing in Malibu with his wife Arlene Silver. (Backgrid)

Van Dyke was first seen going to the gym before heading to a restaurant for lunch with Silver.

Van Dyke was first seen going to the gym before heading to a restaurant for lunch with Silver. (Backgrid)

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“He said, ‘Hi, I’m Dick,’” Silver recalled to Closer Weekly. “The first thing I asked him was, ‘Weren’t you in ‘Mary Poppins?’ We got along immediately as friends, so it didn’t feel like he was so much older than me.”

After becoming romantically involved with Silver, Van Dyke had been worried the two would receive backlash over their age gap.

“I thought there would be an outcry about a gold digger marrying an old man,” he admitted. “But no one ever took that attitude.”

Dick Van Dyke then and now.

Dick Van Dyke then and now.

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