Dick Van Dyke

Birth Place: West Plains, MO, USA

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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.

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Original Broadway Production, 2005
Guest Star [Replacement]

Broadway Revival, 1980
Harold Hill

Harold Hill

Original Broadway Production, 1960
Albert Peterson

Albert Peterson

Original Broadway Production, 1959





"Home Late" Husband

"The Girls Against the Boys" Performer

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Theatre World Awards - 1960 - Performance

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Disney100 Documentary to Feature Julie Andrews, Lin-Manuel Miranda, Idina Menzel & More

“Disney 100: A Century of Dreams – A Special Edition of 20/20,” the documentary special event commemorating the 100th anniversary of Disney, will feature interviews with Julie Andrews, Dick Van Dyke, Lin-Manuel Miranda, Idina Menzel, Elton John, Alan Menken, Katy Perry, Jodi Benson, Paige O'Hara, Ariana DeBose, and more.

Review: Orpheus Musical Theatre's Production of MARY POPPINS

What did our critic think of MARY POPPINS at Orpheus Musical Theatre's Production Of?

Dick Van Dyke Special Coming to CBS to Celebrate '98 Years of Magic'

DICK VAN DYKE 98 YEARS OF MAGIC is an entertainment special honoring and celebrating the legendary career of the iconic actor and performer. The two-hour tribute event will also showcase songs and archival footage from the best of his nearly full century career encompassing “Mary Poppins,” “Bye Bye Birdie,” “Chitty Chitty Bang Bang” and more.

Interview: Writer/Director/Musician David P. Johnson on Creating Sally Spectre: The Musical at Theatre West

Each Halloween Season, many horror and science fiction offerings hit our stages. This year, David P. Johnson is bringing his Sally Spectre: The Musical back to Theatre West weekends through October 29. A combination horror and morality play, it centers around the ghost of a 5-year-old girl trying to escape from her locked bedroom where she was brutally murdered. But is this musical really for children? To find out, I decided to speak with David P. Johnson who not only wrote the book, music, and lyrics but also directs and co-produces it, and appears onstage accompanying the cast on keyboard during every performance.

Married Couple Libby Servais And Stephan Stubbins Return Home To Ohio With BROADWAY IN LOVE At Ohio State Marion

Broadway actress, Libby Servais ('Wicked' on Broadway) and husband, Stephan Stubbins ('Mary Poppins' on Broadway), bring their two-person show 'Broadway In Love' to The Ohio State University at Marion's Morrill Hall Auditorium on November 9, 2023 as a part of the Five Nights on Campus performance series.

LOVE AMONG THE RUINS Extends at El Portal Theatre

Love Among the Ruins has been extended on additional week.  Learn more about how to get tickets to the new shows here!

Which Actors Have Done Multiple Broadway Shows Together?

This time, the reader question was: which actors have done multiple Broadway shows together?

Album Review: Out Of The Past Comes Rose Marie's 1st Ever CD Collection For Her 100th Birthday on ROSE MARIE SINGS

For those of us for whom she represents more than kitsch, this album is an essential.

Interview: Tom McGowan, Angela Pierce, And Ruibo Qian Bring The Laughs To THE MERRY WIVES OF WINDSOR At The Old Globe

Interview with Tom McGowan, Angela Pierce, and Ruibo Qian from THE MERRY WIVES OF WINDSOR.  Playing at the Old Globe through September 3rd, performers talk about the show, their roles, and some of the moments they are excited for the audience to see.

Rose Marie Estate & Family Celebrates 100th Birthday of Stage/TV & Film Icon

Join in as the 100th birthday celebration of Rose Marie, a beloved stage, TV, and film icon. Discover the legacy she left behind and the enduring impact she made on the entertainment industry.

Original MARY POPPINS Costume Sketch Sells For $50,000

An original costume sketch from ''Mary Poppins'', showing Julie Andrews's character in the famous ''Flying Umbrella'' goodbye scene that ended the film sold Thursday night for $50,000 at Nate D. Sanders Auctions.

LOVE AMONG THE RUINS Announced At The El Portal Theatre Begins October 6

JoBeth Williams (“Poltergeist,” “The Big Chill”) and Peter Strauss (“Rich Man, Poor Man,” “The Jericho Mile”) star in the romantic Love Among the Ruins, written by James G. Hirsch and Robert A. Papazian, from a film script by James Costigan. Love Among the Ruins is a Papazian Hirsch presentation  and is directed by Michael Arabian.

Review: Gavin Lee Dances And Entrances In STEPPIN' OUT WITH FRED ASTAIRE at Birdland

Broadway and West End star and renowned tapper tackles the pinnacle: Fred Astaire.

Review: BYE BYE BIRDIE at Hale Centre Theatre

Director/choreographer Cambrian James delivers a nostalgically delightful production of BYE BYE BIRDIE, featuring a knockout performance by Michala Montaño as Rosie. At Hale Centre Theatre in Gilbert AZ through July 1.

Interview: Lady Bunny of LADY BUNNY: GREATEST HO ON EARTH (ONE WOMAN SHOW) at Flipphone Events

The leggy and fabulously filthy Lady Bunny returns to Minneapolis for a night of comedic debauchery with her newly (and aptly) titled show, The Greatest Ho on Earth. The good time Sally of salacious song and story will tantalize and titillate you...she may even traumatize you. Either way, Lady Bunny is going to show you a good time and when it's over you'll be happy you came. The big old ho...rather Lady Bunny: The Greatest Ho on Earth takes the stage at The Brave New Workshop Comedy Theatre in Minneapolis on May 18th, 2023. Bunny's act is not suitable for kids so please don't bring them.

Video: Bernadette Peters, Joel Grey & More Featured in BEING MARY TYLER MOORE Documentary Trailer

Lending their voices to the film are family members, colleagues and those whose lives Mary Tyler Moore impacted including directors Rob Reiner, Michael Lindsay-Hogg, and Jim Burrows, actors Ed Asner, Julia Louis-Dreyfus, Lena Waithe, Phylicia Rashad, Bernadette Peters, and Joel Grey. Watch the video trailer now!

Lisa Vroman to Present ON INGENUE... INGE-NOT-SO-NEW! at The Green Room 42 in May

THE GREEN ROOM 42 will present internationally acclaimed soprano Lisa Vroman in “On Ingénue... Ingé-not-so-new!” on Saturday, May 27 and Monday, May 29, both at 7:00 PM.

Dick Van Dyke to Appear on DAYS OF OUR LIVES Soap Opera on Peacock

Dick Van Dyke will appear in an upcoming episode of the long-running soap opera, Days of Our Lives. Van Dyke will be seen alongside Deidre Hall and Drake Hogestyn. The upcoming guest appearance came to him after an encounter with Hogestyn at the gym. Watch the advice that he received from Carol Burnett now!

Streaming Review: SCHMIGADOON/SCHMICAGO Schmamelessly Delicious Theivery On Apple TV+

Daurio & Paul have delivered some of the finest parody comedy television has seen since THE CAROL BURNETT SHOW and all those hilarious dream sequences from THE DICK VAN DYKE SHOW.


Dick Van Dyke has appeared on Broadway in 4 shows.

Dick Van Dyke has not appeared in the West End

Dick Van Dyke has been nominated for several awards throughout his career. He was nominated for the Tony Award for Best Performance by an Actor in a Leading Role in a Musical for his role in "Bye Bye Birdie." Additionally, he received a nomination for the Theatre World Award for his performance in "The Boys Against the Girls." These nominations showcase his talent and recognition in the Broadway industry.

Dick Van Dyke has won several awards throughout his career. He received the Tony Award for Best Performance by an Actor in a Leading Role in a Musical for his role in "Bye Bye Birdie." Additionally, he was honored with a Theatre World Award for his performance in "The Boys Against the Girls."

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