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Dick Van Dyke

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Born: December 13, 1925 Cause of Death:
Birth Place: West Plains, Missouri, USA Profession: Cast ...
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Served with the U.S. Air Force during World War II
1947:
Toured with the nightclub act The Merry Mutes and as half of 'Eric and Van' with friend Philip Erickson
1948:
Married his wife Marjorie on the radio show "Bride and Groom" in order to afford a ring and a honeymoon
1953:
Hosted the local TV show "The Music Shop" in Atlanta, GA
1955:
Hosted "The Morning Show" on CBS
1956:
Hosted "CBS Cartoon Theatre"
1958:
Was a regular on ABC's "The Andy Williams Show"
1959:
Made Broadway debut in "The Girls Against the Boys"
1960:
Co-starred in the Broadway musical "Bye, Bye Birdie"
1961:
Starred as Rob Petrie, the head writer of a comedy variety show filmed in Manhattan, on the CBS sitcom "The Dick Van Dyke Show"
1963:
Made film debut in the film version of "Bye, Bye Birdie"
1964:
Played Burt the Chimney Sweep opposite Julie Andrews in the family classic "Mary Poppins"
1968:
Cast as a wacky professor in the musical comedy "Chitty Chitty Bang Bang"
1971:
Starred as Dick Preston on the CBS comedy, "The New Dick Van Dyke Show"
1974:
Acted in first TV-movie, "The Morning After" (ABC)
1976:
Starred in the short-lived NBC variety series "Van Dyke and Company"
1977:
Joined the final season of "The Carol Burnett Show" (CBS) as a regular
1979:
Returned to feature films in a leading role in the disastrous "The Runner Stumbles"
1980:
Starred on Broadway in a short-lived revival of the musical "The Music Man"
1986:
First TV miniseries, Arthur Hailey's "Strong Medicine"
1988:
Had a short-lived return to TV with "The Van Dyke Show" on CBS
1989:
Guest starred on NBC's hit sitcom "The Golden Girls" as Dorothy's (Bea Arthur's) beau; earned an Emmy nomination
1990:
Took on a villainous turn as the crooked D.A Fletcher in Warren Beatty's movie "Dick Tracy"
1992:
Names spokesman for the cable channel Nickelodeon's "Nick at Night" programming
1993:
First played Dr. Mark Sloan in the TV-movie "Diagnosis Murder" (CBS); later made two follow-up movies before reprising the role on a weekly series; also executive produced the series
1993:
Received a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame
2004:
Revised his role as Rob Petrie in "The Dick Van Dyke Show Revisited" (CBS), a television special which brought together the old cast of the 1960s hit show
2006:
Voiced Mr. Bloomsberry in "Curious George," the big screen version of the popular children's books
2006:
Acted opposite Ben Stiller in the action-adventure-comedy "Night at the Museum"
2006:
Took a starring role as college professor Dr. Jonathan Maxwell for a series of "Murder 101" mystery films on the Hallmark Channel
2009:
Re-teamed with Ben Stiller for the sequel "Night at the Museum: Battle of the Smithsonian"

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