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Mary Poppins Star Dick Van Dyke, 96, Rocks ‘Spoonful Of Sugar’ Shirt In Rare Photo, See Age, Early Life, Awards!

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Richard Wayne Van Dyke is a famous American comedian and actor. He was a good dancer as well as a writer. Recently he was seen in a restaurant while he was laughing with Arlene. He went to the restaurant with his second wife for a lunch date in Malibu on the 18th of May after exercising at the gym.

All You Need To Know About Dick Van Dyke’s Age, Personal Life, Career, Awards!!

A Spoonful is a famed song by Julie Andrew from the 1964 Disney classic Mary Poppins. He is well known for his roles in several shows such as The Dick Van Dyke Show which was broadcasted from 1961 to 1966, Chitty Chitty Bang Bang in 1968, and Mary popping returns in 2018.

On the 14th of February, he proved that he still could act, dance, and sing by the side of Arlene in their lover music video.

This Mary Poppins star Dick Van Dyke was born on 13th December 1925 in West Plains, Missouri United States.

Presently Van Dyke is 96 years old.

In the early of his life, he joined the United States Army Forces for Pilot training while world War II was running but he was refused for his underweight. Then he joined the service as a radio announcer.

After that, he was transferred to the special service. He completed his High School Diploma in 2004.

Mary Poppins Star Dick Van Dyke, 96, Rocks 'Spoonful Of Sugar' Shirt In Rare Photo

This movie is a combination of action and animation. Though he got retirement from acting, he appeared on screen in recent years.

His appearance includes Mary Poppins Returns and the upcoming Capture the Flag. It is a challenge with one another for the right to raise the American flag each morning in the retirement community.

The Personal life Of Chitty Chitty Actor Dick Van Dyke :

Dick Van Dyke got married to the former Margerie Willett on 12th February 1948 on the radio show Bride and Groom. The couple has four children named Christian, Barry, Stacy, and Carrie Beth. This couple got divorced in 1984.

Thereafter, Van Dyke got into a relationship with his companion Michelle Triola Marvin. Their togetherness remained for more than 30 years until her death in 2009.

Van Dyke got married to the makeup artist Arlene Silver on 29th February 2012 when he was 86 years old. At the time of marriage, Arlene Silver was just 40 years old. Six years prior the couple met with each other at the SAG awards.

Van Dyke was addicted to Alcohol for a long time. He has been admitted for three weeks in 1972 for his addiction. He was also a heavy smoker.

Dick Van Dyke’s Films And Awards:

Richard Wayne Van Dyke received several Awards such as Grammy Awards, 4 Primetime Emmy Awards, and Tony Award. He received Tony Awards for his performance in Bye Bye Birdie, Grammy Award for Mary Poppins also nominated for 10 Primetime Emmy Awards.

He won the Screen Actors Guild Life Achievement Award. He received the Kennedy Center Honors and was given a tribute by Julie Andrews, Steve Martin, Chita Rivera, Bryan Cranston, and Lin-Manuel Miranda Laura Osnes with the song ‘Jolly Holiday’ and the song ‘Step in Time ‘ which was performed by Derek Haugh. 

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