Nov. 30th, 1929
Mount Vernon, New York, USA
Dick Clark's Main TV Roles
Main Movie Roles2002 - Bowling for Columbine
2002 - Confessions of a Dangerous Mind
2001 - Spy Kids
1999 - The Suburbans
1994 - Forrest Gump
1968 - Wild in the Streets
1959 - Gidget
Guest TV Roles
- He produced the late Friday night "In Concert" ABC TV series (1972-73 ) which featured many of the top rock acts of the day including Alice Cooper, Jim Croce and The Allman Brothers.
- Inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in 1993.
- Began his career in 1945 in the mailroom of WRUN in Utica, New York, working his way up to weatherman and then newsman.
- Child with first wife Barbara Mallery, Richard, Jr., was born 9 January 1957 in Philadelphia, PA.
- He and his wife Kari were married on 7/7/77 in a ceremony that started at 7:00 pm. His address in Burbank at that time was PO Box 7777.
- Actor 'John Davidson (II)' (qv)'s father was the man who performed Dick and Kari's wedding vows.
- Was the co-owner of Film Ventures International Pictures with 'Edward L. Montoro' (qv) for several years.
- When _"Bandstand" (1952)_ (qv) was picked up by ABC in 1957, he changed its name to "American Bandstand", ended the show's all-white policy and began introducing black artists. By 1959 it was broadcast by 101 affiliates and reached an audience of 20 million.