Van Dyke, Dick, 1925-

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Dick Van Dyke (b. 1925) was born in West Plains, Missouri and grew up in Danville, Illinois. He was an Emmy-Award winning American actor of film, stage and screen. A comedian and a dancer, he was known for his starring roles in the movies "Mary Poppins" and "Chitty Chitty Bang Bang" and in the television shows "The Dick Van Dyke show" and "Diagnosis: Murder."

From the description of Dick Van Dyke papers, 1967-1977. (University of Wyoming, American Heritage Center). WorldCat record id: 187305257

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creatorOf Paul, Byron. Van Dyke and company. [Pilot episode : script] / executive producer, Byron Paul ; producers, Allan Blye, Bob Einstein ; director, Art Fisher. HCL Technical Services, Harvard College Library
creatorOf Van Dyke, Dick. [Dick Van Dyke audition] [motion picture] / CBS. Wisconsin Historical Society, Newspaper Project
creatorOf Van Dyke, Dick. Dick Van Dyke papers, 1967-1977. University of Wyoming, American Heritage Center
referencedIn INTERVIEW WITH DICK VAN DYKE United States. National Archives and Records Administration
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Male dancers--20th century
Male comedians--20th century
Television programs
Actors--20th century
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Comedians
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Birth 1925-12-13

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