Dick Van Dyke Fast Facts

Here is a look at the life of award-winning actor Dick Van Dyke.


Geboortedatum: Desember 13, 1925
Geboorteplek: West Plains, Missouri
    Geboorte naam: Richard Wayne Van Dyke
    Vader: LorenCookieVan Dyke, a traveling salesman, Sunshine Biscuit Company
    Ma: Hazel (McCord) Van Dyke
    Huwelike: Arlene (Silwer) Van Dyke (2012-aanwesig is); Marjorie (Willett) Van Dyke (1948-1984, geskei)
    Kinders: with Marjorie (Willett) Van Dyke: Christelik, Barry, Stacy, Carrie
    Militêre diens: US Army Air Corps, during Tweede Wereldoorlog

    Ander feite

    Married his childhood sweetheart, Marjorie, with a ceremony on a live radio show, “Bride and Groom.
    Is the older brother of comedian Jerry Van Dyke.
    Performs with an a cappella group,The Vantastix.
    Army radio announcer during World War II.
    Nominated for nine Emmy Awards and won four.
    Nominated for one Grammy Award and won one.
    Nominated for one Tony Award and won one.


    1940s Opens and closes an advertising agency.
    1947-1953 Tours the country with Philip Erickson, as the Merry Mutes and later Eric and Van. Their act is comedy-pantomime.
    1953-1955 Daytime television emcee in Atlanta for the showsThe Merry Mutes” en “The Music Shop.
    1955The Dick Van Dyke Showairs locally in New Orleans.
    Junie 1955 Accepts a seven-year CBS contract as an emcee.
    1958 Is released from CBSseven-year contract.
    November 2, 1959 Broadway debut in a musical revue, “The Boys Against the Girls.
    April 14, 1960 Stars in the Broadway musicalBye Bye Birdieas Albert Peterson. He reprises the role in the 1963 Fliek.
    1961 Wen a Tony-toekenning for Best Actor, Supporting or Featured (Musiek) vir “Bye Bye Birdie.
    Oktober 3, 1961-Junie 1, 1966 – The Dick Van Dyke Showairs. He stars as Rob Petrie, a TV comedy writer balancing his career and family life in the suburbs. Mary Tyler Moore plays his wife, Laura.
    1964 – Emmy winner for Continued Performance by an Actor in a Series forThe Dick Van Dyke Show.
    1964 – Grammy wenner, shared with Julie Andrews, for Best Recording for Children forMary Poppins.
    1965 Emmy winner for Outstanding Individual Achievements in Entertainment forThe Dick Van Dyke Show.
    1966 Emmy winner for Outstanding Continued Performance by an Actor in a Leading Role forThe Dick Van Dyke Show.
    September 18, 1971-Maart 11, 1974 The New Dick Van Dyke Showairs.
    September 2, 1976 and October 7, 1976 The only airings ofVan Dyke and Company,” a TV variety special.
    1977 Emmy winner, as executive producer of the Outstanding Comedy-variety or Music Series forVan Dyke and Company.
    Oktober 26, 1988 –The Van Dyke Showpremieres and runs for 10 episodes.
    Oktober 29, 1993-Mei 11, 2001 –Diagnosis: Moord” airs.
    1995 – Inducted into the Television Academy Hall of Fame.
    2006 – Begins a series of made-for-TV movies, “Murder 101,based on the character Dr. Jonathan Maxwell.
    Mei 3, 2011 Memoir, “My Lucky Life In and Out of Show Business,” gepubliseer word.
    Februarie 29, 2012 Op die ouderdom van 86, hy marries makeup artist Arlene Silver, 40.
    2013 – The Screen Actors Guild presents Van Dyke with the 2012 Lewensprestasie-toekenning.
      Oktober 13, 2015 – Memoir, “Keep Moving: And Other Tips About Aging,” gepubliseer word.




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