Profile of the Day: Dick Van Dyke

Posted December 13, 2013 by Amanda | No Comment

The Dick Van Dyke Show

Happy birthday Dick Van Dyke! Today the lovable actor turns 88. He was born in West Plains, Missouri, but grew up in Danville, Illinois. During World War II, he enlisted in the U.S. Army Air Corps where he became a radio announcer, later transferring to the Special Services entertaining troops. Over the course of his long and impressive career, he has starred in many memorable roles on both the small and big screen, including the films Bye Bye Birdie, Mary Poppins, and the hit television series The Dick Van Dyke Show.

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