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Dick Van Dyke

 
Birth Place:
West Plains, MO, USA
Bio:
Five-time Emmy, Tony and Grammy Award winning Dick Van Dyke is an American actor, comedian, writer, singer, dancer, and producer with a career spanning seven decades. He has starred in films that have transcended generations like Chitty Chity Bang Bang, Dick Tracy and the family classic Mary ... (read complete bio)
 
Date of Birth: December 13, 1924 (97)

Birth Place: West Plains, MO, USA

Bio:
Five-time Emmy, Tony and Grammy Award winning Dick Van Dyke is an American actor, comedian, writer, singer, dancer, and producer with a career spanning seven decades. He has starred in films that have transcended generations like Chitty Chity Bang Bang, Dick Tracy and the family classic Mary ... (read complete bio)

Stage Credits

  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 2005
Guest Star [Replacement]
  [Broadway]
Broadway Revival, 1980
Harold Hill
Harold Hill
  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 1960
Albert Peterson
Albert Peterson
  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 1959
Performer
Jock
Counselor
Groom
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"Home Late" Husband
"The Girls Against the Boys" Performer

Photos

Arlene Silver, Emily Blunt and Dick Van Dyke Photo

Arlene Silver, Emily Blunt and Dick Van Dyke

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Date:
11/30/2018
Rob Marshall, Joel Dawson, Pixie Davies, Dick Van Dyke, John DeLuca, and Emily Blunt Photo

Rob Marshall, Joel Dawson, Pixie Davies, Dick Van Dyke, John DeLuca, and Emily Blunt

From: 
Date:
11/30/2018
Alan Bergman, Alan F. Horn, Scott Wittman, Marc Shaiman, Karen Dotrice, John DeLuca,  Photo

Alan Bergman, Alan F. Horn, Scott Wittman, Marc Shaiman, Karen Dotrice, John DeLuca, Emily Mortimer, Ben Whishaw, Marc Platt, Dick Van Dyke, Emily Blunt, Rob Marshall, Lin-Manuel Miranda, David Magee, Jessica Vrute, Sean Bailey, Kobna Holdbrook-Smith, Pix

From: 
Date:
11/30/2018

 

Stage

Performances
  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 2005
Guest Star [Replacement]

  [Broadway]
Broadway Revival, 1980
Harold Hill

Harold Hill

  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 1960
Albert Peterson

Albert Peterson

  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 1959
Performer

Jock

Counselor

Groom

He

"Home Late" Husband

"The Girls Against the Boys" Performer

Dick Van Dyke Biography

Five-time Emmy, Tony and Grammy Award winning Dick Van Dyke is an American actor, comedian, writer, singer, dancer, and producer with a career spanning seven decades. He has starred in films that have transcended generations like Chitty Chity Bang Bang, Dick Tracy and the family classic Mary Poppins. His successful television career included the hit comedy The Dick Van Dyke Show and the drama series Diagnosis: Murder; and his theatrical pursuits have only added to his performance tapestry having earned him a Tony Award for Broadway's Bye Bye Birdie among many other memorable roles.

In 1995 Mr. Van Dyke was inducted into the Television Hall of Fame. He received the Screen Actor Guild's highest honor, the SAG Lifetime Achievement Award, in 2013 and has been honored with a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame.

For nearly 20 years Mr. Van Dyke has been committed to volunteering at Los Angeles' century-old shelter, The Midnight Mission. He has helped raise millions for their new building program and is there each Thanksgiving, Christmas, Easter and many times in between offering comfort and cheer. He is also passionate about music and art in public schools. He has worked tirelessly to help get programs funded to ensure that the young artists of today have the resources to flourish. Mr. Van Dyke is the National Spokesman for the National Reye's Syndrome Foundation and is the first spokesperson for the Cell Therapy Foundation.

Dick Van Dyke Awards and Nominations

 
Tony Awards - 1961 - Best Performance by an Actor in a Leading Role in a Musical Gold Star
Dick Van Dyke, Bye Bye Birdie
 
Theatre World Awards - 1960 - Performance Gold Star
Dick Van DykeThe Boys Against the Girls

Dick Van Dyke News

Axelrod Players' Presents THE ADDAMS FAMILY The Musical! Photo Axelrod Players' Presents THE ADDAMS FAMILY The Musical!
by A.A. Cristi - May 9, 2022

In March, The Axelrod Performing Arts Center of Deal Park, NJ offered audiences a star-studded production of THE BRIDGES OF MADISON COUNTY The Musical with Broadway favorites Kate Baldwin and Aaron Lazar. This Mother's Day weekend-with stage walls still echoing from Baldwin's velvety soprano-APAC has another hit on their hands in their education division's pre-professional production of Brickman, Elice, and Lippa's ADDAMS FAMILY The Musical.

Broadway Streaming Guide: May 2022 - Where to Watch GIRLS5EVA & More New Releases! Photo Broadway Streaming Guide: May 2022 - Where to Watch GIRLS5EVA & More New Releases!
by Michael Major - May 2, 2022

This May, Broadway fans will be treated to an exciting lineup of new albums, concerts, television shows, and movies to binge. From the new Spring Awakening: Those You've Known documentary on HBO to new additions to Feinstein's/54 Below's concert livestream slate, check out what's coming to streaming services this month!

A CABARET OF GOLDEN AGE MUSICALS Comes to Roleystone Theatre at Armadale District Hal Photo A CABARET OF GOLDEN AGE MUSICALS Comes to Roleystone Theatre at Armadale District Hall
by Stephi Wild - Apr 15, 2022

Take a trip back in time and get ready to swing to the sounds of yesteryear in A Cabaret of Golden Age Musicals. 

BWW Interview: Catherine Porter of March 28th's VISIBLE INK: PERFORMANCE OF WORKS BY  Photo BWW Interview: Catherine Porter of March 28th's VISIBLE INK: PERFORMANCE OF WORKS BY MSK PATIENTS
by Stephen Mosher - Mar 27, 2022

A live stream on Monday night will present the cancer-inspired artistic creations of patients from the Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center's VISIBLE INK program.

Mark William Returns to Feinsteins At Hotel Carmichael Photo Mark William Returns to Feinsteins At Hotel Carmichael
by Stephi Wild - Mar 7, 2022

Award-winning vocalist and recording artist, Mark William, will play a return engagement at Feinstein's at Hotel Carmichael in Carmel, Indiana, on March 25th and March 26th at 7:30pm.¬† Following his triumphant debut there this past summer, Mark is back with his new show, ‚ÄúMark William: Back With A Beat‚ÄĚ.

TWO JEWS, TALKING Comes to Flat Rock Playhouse in March Photo TWO JEWS, TALKING Comes to Flat Rock Playhouse in March
by Stephi Wild - Feb 24, 2022

Don't miss the Emmy, Tony, and Golden Globe award winning duo in a brand new side-splitting piece written by Ed. Weinberger. Television stars Hal Linden (Barney Miller) and Bernie Kopell (The Love Boat) will star in the staged reading of Two Jews, Talking.

VIDEO: Dick Van Dyke and Wife Arlene Silver Perform 'Everybody Loves a Lover' Photo VIDEO: Dick Van Dyke and Wife Arlene Silver Perform 'Everybody Loves a Lover'
by Marissa Tomeo - Feb 19, 2022

Dick Van Dyke and his wife Arlene Silver released a video singing Doris Day's famous hit single, 'Everybody Loves a Lover'. The 1958 success features lyrics by Richard Adler and is composed by Robert Allen.

BWW Review: PASS OVER at Marin Theatre Company Photo BWW Review: PASS OVER at Marin Theatre Company
by Steve Murray - Feb 9, 2022

Two bros hanging on their street corner shooting the shit opens Antoinette Nwandu's Pass Over, their streetwise banter peppered with hundreds of n-words is a fascinating insight into their relationship, its pecking order, and their determination to move on from the fear and scarcity of their lives.

BYE BYE BIRDIE is Screening at Sioux Falls State Theatre This Week Photo BYE BYE BIRDIE is Screening at Sioux Falls State Theatre This Week
by Stephi Wild - Jan 10, 2022

When the draft selects rock star Conrad Birdie, his fans are devastated, but none more than struggling songwriter Albert Peterson (Dick Van Dyke), whose song Birdie was just about to record.

Patchogue Theatre Announces New Jokes on Main Comedy Series Photo Patchogue Theatre Announces New Jokes on Main Comedy Series
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Dec 28, 2021

Patchogue Theatre for the Performing Arts has announced a brand new edition of Jokes on Main, its new comedy series featuring the Tri-State's funniest stand-up comedians, Michael Somerville, Motts Pelazza, Joey Callahan, and Bill Chiang on Friday, January 14 at 8:00pm. Some material may not be suitable for children.

Dick Van Dyke Videos

VIDEO: Dick Van Dyke and Wife Arlene Silver Perform 'Everybody Loves a Lover' VideoVIDEO: Dick Van Dyke and Wife Arlene Silver Perform 'Everybody Loves a Lover'
by Marissa Tomeo - Feb 19, 2022

Dick Van Dyke and his wife Arlene Silver released a video singing Doris Day's famous hit single, 'Everybody Loves a Lover'. The 1958 success features lyrics by Richard Adler and is composed by Robert Allen.

VIDEO: Dick Van Dyke & Chita Rivera Discuss Their Lives in the Theater VideoVIDEO: Dick Van Dyke & Chita Rivera Discuss Their Lives in the Theater
by Nicole Rosky - Oct 1, 2021

Watch as the longtime friends chat about Dick Van Dyke's career. Earlier this year, stage and screen legend Dick Van Dyke received a Kennedy Center Honor- which almost 20 years ago was also bestowed upon the equally legendary Chita Rivera. In the video, the friends chat about the significance of the honor, their shared experiences and the career and achievements of Van Dyke.  

VIDEO: Dick Van Dyke on His Career in New Kennedy Center Honors Interview Clip VideoVIDEO: Dick Van Dyke on His Career in New Kennedy Center Honors Interview Clip
by Stage Tube - Jul 13, 2021

The 2020 Kennedy Center Honors, which traditionally is held in early December each year, was postponed until May 2021 due to the ongoing effects of the COVID-19 pandemic. Learn more about the upcoming ceremony here!

VIDEO: Vanessa Hudgens Performs 'Fame' Honor Debbie Allen at the 2021 KENNEDY CENTER  VideoVIDEO: Vanessa Hudgens Performs 'Fame' Honor Debbie Allen at the 2021 KENNEDY CENTER HONORS
by Stage Tube - Jun 7, 2021

Watch the vibrant performance honoring Allen here, featuring a professional ensemble that mirrors the energy and precision of the dancers in the iconic original film.

VIDEO: Aaron Tveit, Laura Osnes, Derek Hough, & More Pay Tribute to Dick Van Dyke at  VideoVIDEO: Aaron Tveit, Laura Osnes, Derek Hough, & More Pay Tribute to Dick Van Dyke at THE KENNEDY CENTER HONORS
by Stage Tube - Jun 7, 2021

In an additional honor, Derek Hough, Laura Osnes, Aaron Tveit, Pentatonix, and a vibrant danse ensemble recreated 'Step In Time' from Mary Poppins.

VIDEO: Watch Liza Minnelli, Dick Van Dyke & More Help Launch Feinstein's at Vitello' VideoVIDEO: Watch Liza Minnelli, Dick Van Dyke & More Help Launch Feinstein's at Vitello's in LA!
by Stage Tube - Jun 19, 2019

Renowned musical force Michael Feinstein is at it again, this time in Studio City, California, where he just celebrated the opening of his newest supper club, Feinstein's at Vitello's. Doors opened at the iconic Tujunga Village location last week, with Feinstein himself headlining for two nights. To celebrate the launch of the new venue, he welcomed some of his most beloved showbiz friends, including Liza Minnelli and Dick Van Dyke, who both joined him onstage. Watch below as ABC7 goes inside the special celebration!

Video: Lin-Manuel Miranda Talks Playing Jack, Working with Rob Marshall in MARY POPPI VideoVideo: Lin-Manuel Miranda Talks Playing Jack, Working with Rob Marshall in MARY POPPINS RETURNS
by BroadwayWorld TV - Mar 6, 2019

Disney's 'Mary Poppins Returns,' the irresistible, timeless sequel based upon the Mary Poppins Stories by PL Travers, has had audiences dancing in their seats and critics singing its praises, earning Academy Award¬ģ nominations for best original song, best original score, best costume design and best production design. Directed by Academy Award winner Rob Marshall, who helmed screen adaptations of 'Chicago,' 'Nine' and 'Into the Woods,' and starring Emily Blunt, Golden Globe¬ģ-nominated for her role as practically-perfect nanny Mary Poppins, and award-winning composer, lyricist and performer Lin-Manuel Miranda as charming lamplighter Jack, the fantastical film arrives into homes instantly on Digital 4K Ultra HD/HD and Movies Anywhere March 12 and on 4K Ultra HD, Blu-ray and DVD March 19 ¬†- with a sing-along version and never-before-seen bonus features.

VIDEO: Dick Van Dyke And Vantastix Perform A MARY POPPINS Classic VideoVIDEO: Dick Van Dyke And Vantastix Perform A MARY POPPINS Classic
by Stage Tube - Feb 13, 2019

Legendary entertainer Dick Van Dyke joined his a capella group, The Vantastix, onstage this week for a performance of the Mary Poppins classic, 'Let's Go Fly A Kite' at Lewis Family Playhouse.

VIDEO: Marc Shaiman Performs 'The Place Where Lost Things Go' From MARY POPPINS RETUR VideoVIDEO: Marc Shaiman Performs 'The Place Where Lost Things Go' From MARY POPPINS RETURNS
by Stage Tube - Dec 30, 2018

Marc Shaiman, composer and co-lyricist of Mary Poppins Returns, recently performed a song from the film titled 'The Place Where Lost Things Go,' at an event hosted by Sirius XM.

BWW TV Exclusive: Talkin' Poppins- Lin-Manuel Miranda on Dancing with Penguins, Meryl VideoBWW TV Exclusive: Talkin' Poppins- Lin-Manuel Miranda on Dancing with Penguins, Meryl Streep & More in MARY POPPINS RETURNS
by BroadwayWorld TV - Dec 17, 2018

She's back! On December 19 Mary Poppins returns in... MARY POPPINS RETURNS- a sequel to Disneys beloved 1964 film.


Dick Van Dyke Frequently Asked Questions

How many Broadway shows has Dick Van Dyke been in?
Dick Van Dyke has appeared on Broadway in 4 shows.

How many West End shows has Dick Van Dyke been in?
Dick Van Dyke has not appeared in the West End

What awards has Dick Van Dyke been nominated for?
Best Performance by an Actor in a Leading Role in a Musical (Tony Awards) for Bye Bye Birdie and Performance (Theatre World Awards) for The Boys Against the Girls .

What awards has Dick Van Dyke won?
Best Performance by an Actor in a Leading Role in a Musical (Tony Awards) for Bye Bye Birdieand Performance (Theatre World Awards) for The Boys Against the Girls.